Ancient Texts

MJL is proud to introduce a new subsection on Ancient Texts. In it, you’ll find articles our articles apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, the Books of Maccabees, and a new article about the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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Ancient Jewish Marriage

Marriage in ancient times was a negotiated match involving an agreement on conditions and payment of a bridal price.

The Formation of the Oral Torah

How the Talmud came to occupy its place in the canon of authoritative Jewish texts as the "Oral Torah"

Mourning Edgar M. Bronfman

It is with great sadness that MyJewishLearning, Inc. notes the passing of our founder Edgar M. Bronfman, Sr.  He was ...