Talmud

The Tyre shekel and Heracles-Melqarth.

David Hendin
March 2 2021 12:01AM

Realism, shmealism.

Haym Soloveitchik
Jan. 25 2021 12:01AM

And the rabbinic commitment to upholding commercial life.

Zalman Rothschild
Oct. 29 2020 12:01AM

A bizarre talmudic tale teaches that no man is too wise for the commandments.

Nahum Eliezer Rabinovitch
Oct. 9 2020 12:01AM

A rabbinic lesson in civic comity.

Leon Morris and Zvi Hirschfield
Oct. 2 2020 12:01AM

A virtual tour of Usha.

Anat Harrel
Sept. 14 2020 12:01AM

Using archaeological seeds to recreate an ancient variety.

Isabel Kershner
Sept. 8 2020 12:01AM

Fire beacons for the new moon.

Tiffany Earley-Spadoni
Sept. 1 2020 12:01AM

Whether it’s Judeo-Arabic, or Judeo-Italian, or Judeo-Spanish, or the Judeo-German better known as Yiddish, they all mix in varying amounts of Hebrew.

Aug. 18 2020 12:15AM

Adin Steinsaltz, in memoriam.

Aug. 10 2020 12:01AM

Rabbi Yoḥanan, COVID-19, and the Arab spring.

Aug. 6 2020 12:01AM

A timely lesson from Tu b’Av.

Stuart Halpern
Aug. 5 2020 12:01AM

An ancient rabbinic dispute pitted eminent scholars against one another. The Taḥanun prayer is rooted in that story of public shame and private distress.

July 27 2020 12:01AM

The cadences of the Talmud left their mark on Yiddish, and Israeli, speech patterns.

July 8 2020 12:01AM