A new book argues that they weren’t, at least at first.
Precious little, you would think. But actually, thanks to one figure in the story, quite a lot.
Sacrifices are not bribes.
A two-faith nation.
Crucifying Haman in effigy.
A fundamental misunderstanding of religion.
There were many more illiterate Jews in the Tsarist empire than we tend to think there were.
Religions can hope to thrive only if they serve a purpose that is not met elsewhere in society.
A leading American rabbi speaks frankly about the future of his own movement and other matters of pressing Jewish concern.
The Scroll of Vincent.
Don’t go to a church that doesn’t “affirm” gay marriage.