Talmud

A new book upends the old story.

Shai Secunda
July 18 2018 12:01AM

Medieval and modern Hebrew are unusually rich in abbreviations, but in a manner that is the reverse of English.

June 13 2018 12:01AM

Both kings and sages are servants.

Adam Kirsch
April 24 2018 12:01AM

While putting divine law in human hands.

Richard Hidary
April 12 2018 12:01AM

Black fire on white fire.

Adam Kirsch
Jan. 15 2018 12:01AM

Liturgical tributes to the Hasmoneans in 7th-century Palestine.

Ophir Münz-Manor
Dec. 18 2017 12:01AM

Books were burned, but Judaism went unextinguished.

Sarah Ifft Decker
Oct. 31 2017 12:01AM

A passage that encapsulates the ethos of rabbinic Judaism.

Adam Kirsch
Oct. 9 2017 12:01AM

For those seeking to give Jewishness a deeper meaning, here is the place to start.

Adam Kirsch
Aug. 24 2017 12:01AM

A bad omen for everyone, or just non-Jews?

Gil Student
Aug. 17 2017 12:01AM

The book burning in 13th-century Paris.

Lawrence Schiffman
July 31 2017 12:01AM