The legendary author joins us to talk about her new short story, about a search for the reason why a 13th-century Jewish man became a Catholic priest.

June 2 2023 12:01AM

Joy or sorrow between Passover and Shavuot?

Leead Staller
May 17 2023 12:01AM

A new story tells of a young scholar’s investigation into a notorious apostate.

May 16 2023 12:01AM

Built in the image of man, does a robot bear the image of God?

Netanel Wiederblank
March 17 2023 12:01AM

The 11th-century rabbi balanced accessibility and sophistication.

David Berger
Aug. 4 2021 12:01AM

“By creating symbolic structures on earth that parallel supernal ones, human beings draw God’s presence down into the world.”

Nathaniel Berman
May 10 2021 12:01AM

Naḥmanides and the Catalonian liturgy.

Zack Rothbart
Sept. 22 2020 12:01AM

It’s not about the tension between human moral sensibilities and divine command.

David Fried
Oct. 30 2018 12:01AM

That’s Mr. Ḥeshvan to you.

Nov. 2 2016 12:01AM

A new book takes on the philosopher’s influence.

Menachem Kellner
Oct. 12 2015 12:01AM

According to Genesis, Abraham hailed from a Mesopotamian city called “Ur Kasdim,” a name usually rendered in English as “Ur of the Chaldeans.” Most commentators. . .

Reuven Chaim Klein
Jan. 8 2015 12:01AM

Simon Schama’s bestselling new history of the Jews not only misrepresents but trivializes key events, ideas, and personalities.

Marc Saperstein
Dec. 11 2013 12:00AM

The great medieval scholars agree that the attempt to reconcile divine justice with human suffering is important, but disagree vehemently as to why.

Oct. 4 2013 12:00AM