From the land of Israel to Diaspora.
Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king
Solomon the Wise, one of King David's three sons, built a truly organized and centralized monarchy.
Holy to both Jews and Muslims, this area in Jerusalem's Old City has been a focal point of inter-religious tension for decades.
From biblical times to the emergence of Rabbinic Judaism.
Sages & Scholars
The second-century sage was the inspiration for many legends and may have died as a martyr.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
Coping with destruction and building for the future.
The books that tell the Hanukkah tale didn't make it into the Hebrew Bible -- but they are in the Catholic one.
Christianity and Islam share a reverence for Judaism's patriarch.
As commonly understood, this biblical narrative condemns the first violation of the prohibition against idolatry--but it's not that simple.
Nevi’im (the Prophets section of the Bible) presents Israel's history as a nation on its land.
A look into the psyche of ancient Judaism.
This remnant of the Second Temple is an important symbol in Judaism.
Joshua and Judges present different versions of the Israelite conquest.
Three views of the Jewish-Christian schism.