“Psalm 78 contains 25 awkward uses of ‘[God]’ in square brackets to avoid writing ‘He.’”

Martin Lockshin
July 5 2024 12:01AM

Michelangelo, the headbutting prophet, and an ancient Aramaic prayer.

Daniel Lispon
March 15 2024 12:01AM

And how Hebrew and Yiddish translations shaped it.

Naomi Seidman
Nov. 13 2023 12:01AM

Isaac Bashevis Singer’s “Gimple the Fool.”

Julian Levinson
July 11 2023 12:01AM

The promise of translation.

Robert Alter
June 5 2023 12:05AM

Can Scripture’s literary qualities be preserved in English?

Robert Alter
Nov. 10 2022 12:01AM

From King James to Koren.

Yosef Lindell
Oct. 25 2022 12:01AM

Literalism or literary style?

Yosef Lindell
Oct. 14 2022 12:01AM

In the end, one doesn’t know what to be struck by more: the fact that a computer can translate Hebrew at all, or the fact that when it does, it does so atrociously.

July 6 2022 12:01AM

The Hebrew of the Bible has many more ands than does modern English prose, a feature that’s surprisingly crucial to its literary power.

Jan. 26 2022 12:01AM

A translation of the Jerusalem Talmud is now available online.

Zachary Rothblatt
Jan. 21 2022 12:01AM

The fast of the eighth of Tevet, and the modern rabbi it fascinated.

Dec. 13 2021 12:01AM

The Orit Guardians.

Amanda Borschel-Dan
Oct. 27 2020 12:01AM