Parent-child collaborations are rare enough in literary history. Grandparent-grandchild collaborations are unheard of, until the publication this spring of a new study of the book of Ruth.
Meaning is sought outside of America’s houses of worship by the many young who are “spiritual but not religious.” We liberal Jews must have something to say to these seekers.
Meir Soloveichik explains how the seder’s four cups of wine elevate the holiday, while two enthusiasts recommend their favorite wines from the great regions of Jewish viticulture.
After the golden calf, something wondrous happens. Leon Kass walks us through what that is in this final installment of our series on Exodus.
The digital forces now at work on Jewish communities reflect a challenge that American churches have been wrestling with for decades now.
Why does Moses order every Levite to practice fratricide?
This week, we learn that God wants to be known not only as the Israelites’ deliverer from bondage but also as an immediate and permanent presence in their lives.
The star of this week’s Purim story gets her point across because of the way she tells certain truths.
Does the preservation of the covenant depend upon repeated revelations and direct divine encounters, or are there more permanent ways?
One cannot exaggerate the importance of the Bible’s novel—even revolutionary—teaching about the outsider who lives among the Israelites.
God’s proposed covenant does not look to men of virtue or point to rule by philosophers or kings or prophets. The covenant is made with each and every person.