Religion & Holidays

Judaism doesn’t need this “genius.”

Feb. 21 2017 12:01AM

Faith in the flesh.

R.R. Reno
Feb. 20 2017 12:01AM

Kenneth R. Seeskin and Jon D. Levenson debate the power and the limits of philosophical reflection on the Hebrew Bible.

Feb. 16 2017 12:01AM

The Met’s presentation of Jerusalem as a vibrant trade hub and cultural melting pot is seductive, but false.

Feb. 13 2017 12:01AM

After One-Hundred-and-Twenty.

Edward Alexander
Feb. 13 2017 12:01AM

The great song marking the Israelites’ safe crossing of the Sea of Reeds is the Hebrew Bible’s only full-length poem recited collectively by the people as a whole. What is it really about?

Feb. 9 2017 12:01AM

Communion with God in Kabbalah.

Adam Afterman
Feb. 8 2017 12:01AM

Or a reference to a unique section of the Bible?

Shlomo Zuckier
Feb. 8 2017 12:01AM

The two disparate texts intoned at Ariel Sharon’s funeral tell us much about contemporary Jewish attitudes toward life, death, and the land of Israel.

Feb. 2 2017 12:01AM

The tale of the flattened shtrayml.

Peter Berger
Feb. 1 2017 12:01AM

If philosophers are to read the Bible properly, they need a philosophical model that is not embarrassed by the living God who is considered to act in history.

Jan. 30 2017 12:01AM