Sacrifice

Understanding the religious impulses underpinning the American left.

Molly Brigid McGrath
Feb. 4 2020 12:01AM

Not always poetic, bur reliably inspiring.

Benjamin David
Jan. 6 2020 12:01AM

The case of the mixed-up sacrificial birds.

Oct. 25 2019 12:01AM

Sacrifices are not bribes.

Shlomo Zuckier
March 15 2019 12:01AM

A new book upends the old story.

Shai Secunda
July 18 2018 12:01AM

The few small Jewish groups that maintain the practice.

Rachel Scheinerman
March 30 2018 12:01AM

What does Jeremiah mean by “burn[ing] their sons and daughters.”

Ziony Zevit
Nov. 19 2015 12:01AM

Was the Second Temple only for Jews?

Ilan Ben Zion
Oct. 23 2015 12:01AM

The biblical commandments concerning ritual sacrifice mandate close contact between the one bringing the sacrifice and the animal being sacrificed; the ritual is usually followed. . .

Barry Kornblau
Nov. 21 2014 12:01AM

The prophets repeatedly denounced their fellow Jews for worshiping at bamot (singular bamah), usually translated as “high places.” Yet other biblical passages seem to suggest. . .

Ellen White
Oct. 24 2014 12:01AM

A year spent at the Hindu equivalent of Yeshiva University teaches much about the similarities, and the difference, between two ancient traditions.

Larry Yudelson
Sept. 2 2014 12:01AM

The discovery of an Iron-Age altar at Shiloh provides the first evidence of First-Temple-era sacrificial worship at the site that hosted the Tabernacle before. . .

Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
Nov. 25 2013 12:00AM