Some Jews who swear by yoga refer to it as akin to Kabbalah in its more mystical teachings and hence in some sense already “Jewish.” Others, not.
Moses inaugurated Jewish national independence. The prophet Jeremiah comes to oversee its collapse.
Bruriah is the only female cited repeatedly as a religious authority, and rarely shown in the roles the Talmud generally associates with women. Who was she?
The Tomb has become a shrine for thousands of pilgrims, just as Rachel herself has become the religion’s ultimate matriarch. Why?
Josiah left a permanent stamp on Judaism, leading, for the first time in generations, an all-out battle against idolatry.
And what you need to know in case you ever encounter him.
The story of the three yods and other religious and aesthetic innovations.