Is anything written by a Jew a Jewish text, and who decides?
Five books of story, law, and poetry divided into 54 weekly portions.
An intergenerational rabbinic conversation that is studied, not read.
This almost 2,000-year-old text flies under the radar -- but it's immensely important to Jewish life.
Halakha, from the Hebrew word for "walking" or "path," is the rabbinic interpretation of Jewish law.
One of the greatest Jewish scholars of all time, he was both a traditionalist and an innovator.
The Hebrew Bible, or Tanakh, is divided into three sections: Torah, Prophets and Writings.
Where to find podcasts, videos and essays on the week's portion.
Hebrew numerology, and the secrets of the Torah.
The two texts developed simultaneously in the two major Jewish communities of the rabbinic era.
Jewish mysticism has taken many forms.
Together with the Mishnah, these texts make up what is known as Rabbinic Judaism.
How the Five Books of Moses are divided up into weekly portions.
Heroes, villains, prophets and problem children, we've got 'em all. Test your knowledge of them.
How much do you know about the contents of the Bible and about biblical scholarship?