A midrashic approach to dreams?
“As they sat in shul all those centuries ago, they could hear the Song of Songs, and feel hope for the final redemption.”
How an illustrious family and interactions with Christians shaped the work of Samuel ben Meir.
The ethical purpose of making a despised figure into a great prophet.
Two religions, divided by a common scripture.
Why not see the fearfully diffident Saul by way of Harpo Marx?
What a new biographical novel misses.
Filmmakers shared with rabbis an urge to embellish.
The harsh one.
Thanks in part to a 16th-century earthquake.
Satan at the seder.
An argument against original sin.
Where cruelty was encouraged and compassion punished.