Exiled from Portugal to Saõ Tomé.

M. Dores Cruz, Larissa Thomas and M. Nazaré Ceita
Nov. 14 2023 12:01AM

Defending God’s honor and cultivating human sensibilities.

Yitzhak Melamed
Aug. 25 2023 12:01AM

Today, America needs that message more than ever.

July 25 2022 12:01AM

Without the protection of a sovereign state, Jewish slaves were subject to cruelty and extortion.

Tamar Herzig
May 27 2022 12:01AM

Understanding the legacy of Judah Monis.

Ira Stoll
May 4 2022 12:01AM

Judah P. Benjamin, an Israelite with Egyptian principles.

Paul Finkelman
Feb. 1 2022 12:01AM

Samson Raphael Hirsch wades into an intra-Christian controversy.

April 5 2021 12:01AM

Kowtowing to Louis Farrakhan.

Charles Jacobs
Aug. 20 2019 12:01AM

An antidote to current debates.

Nov. 16 2017 12:01AM

It now has a small but flourishing Jewish community.

Gail Dubov
Aug. 2 2017 12:01AM

And fought the slave trade.

March 18 2016 12:01AM

The death of God is greatly exaggerated.

Kate Bachelder
Dec. 28 2015 12:01AM

The admonition against oppressing the stranger, which opens this week’s Torah portion, is a far from obvious response to the Israelites’ experience of enslavement in Egypt.

Shai Held
Jan. 24 2014 12:00AM

The film Twelve Years a Slave uncritically accepts its protagonist’s assertion that the Bible legitimized the enslavement of African Americans. The truth is more. . .

James Mumford
Dec. 23 2013 12:00AM