Talmud

Elisha ben Avuyah became a vehicle for exploring the agonizing conundrums the rabbis were too honest to ignore but too pious to articulate.

Aug. 9 2019 12:01AM

Prince Harry has it backward.

Aug. 5 2019 12:01AM

But ignoring the great rabbinic commentaries on them.

Yitzchak Blau
July 23 2019 12:01AM

Abba the Tall, known simply as Rav.

Henry Abramson
May 9 2019 12:01AM

A desecration of what is most sacred.

Jonathan Sacks
April 12 2019 12:01AM

An emphasis on human relationships.

Alex Ozar
April 5 2019 12:01AM

An 11th-century talmudic encyclopedia.

Henry Abramson
March 27 2019 12:01AM

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

Yitz Landes
March 19 2019 12:01AM

Along with a winepress and a magnificent synagogue.

Jerusalem Post
March 19 2019 12:01AM

A new book misses the mark.

Christine Hayes
Feb. 28 2019 12:01AM

From ancient tort laws to modern Israeli psychologists.

Shlomo Zuckier
Feb. 18 2019 12:01AM

Durum wheat?

Alan Rosenbaum
Feb. 11 2019 12:01AM