Balaam’s prophecy.

March 29 2024 12:01AM

How to know if an argument is for the sake of heaven.

Howard Kreisel
June 23 2023 12:01AM

The ethical purpose of making a despised figure into a great prophet.

Simi Peters
July 15 2022 12:01AM

Balaam’s ass, and Buridan’s.

June 25 2021 12:01AM

Politics must be as moral as possible if a nation is to flourish in the long run.

July 10 2020 12:01AM

Finding the rationale for the nonrational.

July 3 2020 12:01AM

And a message for Yom Yershalayim, Jerusalem Day.

Lawrence Kaplan
May 22 2020 12:01AM

Koraḥ’s failed rebellion against the leadership of Moses shows that a culture based on grievance cannot last.

June 22 2017 12:01AM

It takes time to learn to be free.

June 16 2017 12:01AM

Or a reference to a unique section of the Bible?

Feb. 8 2017 12:01AM

In this week’s Torah reading, God feeds the people quail “until it comes out of their noses.”

Joseph B. Soloveitchik
June 24 2016 12:01AM

When he struck the rock to bring forth water.

Marc Angel
June 26 2015 12:01AM

Jewish visual culture is an amplification of Jewish verbal culture.

June 9 2015 12:01AM