A persimmon branch on an amethyst seal.
Royal purple and the Edomites.
Frankincense, myrrh, and balsam.
The great scientist used talmudic phrases in one manuscript.
A new book upends the old story.
Judaism and the “last of the magicians.”
“To work and guard it.”
Making sense of a discomfiting law.
Although the Bible contains extensive descriptions of the ritual garments worn by Temple priests, artistic renderings are virtually nonexistent. But the Septuagint, a Greek translation. . .
As the festival on which both temples were dedicated, Sukkot is associated in both prophetic and rabbinic literature with the messianic era—and historically with several. . .
Contrary to popular wisdom, Jews did not abandon the Temple Mount following the destruction of the Second Temple.
One need not envision the reconstruction of the Temple, or even wish to pray where it once stood, to believe that the Jewish people ought. . .