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Torah

As the latest attempt to draw universal ethical principles from the Bible shows, philosophical investigation of its text offers the prospect of great rewards—and grave dangers.

Jan. 3 2017 12:01AM

The influence of the Ts’enah Urenah.

Adam Kirsch
Oct. 14 2016 12:01AM

Renewing the covenant.

Jonathan Sacks
Oct. 7 2016 12:01AM

And find evidence of the continuity of the biblical text.

Nicholas Wade
Sept. 23 2016 12:01AM

Some are named for their first word, others for their first significant word. What about the rest?

June 22 2016 12:01AM

Why is it different from the Jewish Bible?

Terry Giles
May 24 2016 12:01AM

Making sense of a discomfiting law.

William Herlands
May 20 2016 12:01AM

It sees rituals as more than symbolic.

Peter Leithart
April 28 2016 12:01AM

A participatory theory of revelation.

Benjamin Sommer
March 31 2016 12:01AM

For this 14th-century rabbi, the Torah’s laws were only quasi-divine.

David Frankel
March 11 2016 12:01AM

Some think the Devil can be found in the Hebrew Bible. Are they right?

March 9 2016 12:00AM

Vayakhel records in painstaking detail the making of the tabernacle. It also makes clear one crucial truth: the central task of Jewish leadership is not atonement but teaching.

March 3 2016 12:01AM

It takes hard work to get to the divine.

Jonathan Sacks
Feb. 19 2016 12:01AM

During two exoduses, defiance proved better than comfort.

Natan Sharansky and Rachel Sharansky Danziger
Jan. 14 2016 12:01AM