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.
The strengths and weaknesses of a recent study.
The most polished writing and
sharpest analysis in the Jewish world.