With some rabbinic assistance.
Swords, dragons, and burning talmuds.
Remembering Yaakov Elman.
A rabbinic “MeToo” reckoning?
A new book upends the old story.
Both kings and sages are servants.
While putting divine law in human hands.
Death by barley?
Black fire on white fire.
Liturgical tributes to the Hasmoneans in 7th-century Palestine.
Books were burned, but Judaism went unextinguished.
A passage that encapsulates the ethos of rabbinic Judaism.