Religion & Holidays

The ends don’t justify the means.

Shlomo Zuckier
March 26 2019 12:01AM

Can Measure for Measure help explain the biblical book?

Noah Millman
March 21 2019 12:01AM

What Lieberman saw that Heschel didn’t.

Shalom Carmy
March 21 2019 12:01AM

The Tractate of Drunkards.

Michelle Chesner
March 20 2019 12:01AM

A new book argues that they weren’t, at least at first.

Yitz Landes
March 19 2019 12:01AM

Precious little, you would think. But actually, thanks to one figure in the story, quite a lot.

March 19 2019 12:01AM

Esther’s central question is whether the Jewish people will continue in exile.

March 18 2019 12:01AM

Sacrifices are not bribes.

Shlomo Zuckier
March 15 2019 12:01AM

A two-faith nation.

David French
March 14 2019 12:01AM

Isaiah’s puns.

Robert Alter
March 14 2019 12:01AM

Crucifying Haman in effigy.

Henry Abramson
March 13 2019 12:01AM

A fundamental misunderstanding of religion.

James Chappel
March 7 2019 12:01AM

Plus: the crisis of academic Bible scholarship.

March 6 2019 12:01AM

There were many more illiterate Jews in the Tsarist empire than we tend to think there were.

March 6 2019 12:01AM