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Queen Esther: Destiny’s Child

The Purim story is a reminder of our essential power for human agency.

Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

Why it's imperative to fight slavery even though the Torah tolerates it.

Understanding Biblical Sacrifice (Korbanot)

What sacrifice is, where it comes from, and what it can mean for us today.

Book of Dvarim Quiz

Book of Dvarim Quiz

Book of Bmidbar Quiz

This quiz was made in partnership with Unscrolled.org. Check out their Unscrolled: 54 Writers and Artists Wrestle With the Torah, a unique and delightful collection of Torah commentaries.

The Story of Samson

A muscle man with a weakness for the ladies.

Chaim Potok

His Judaism, and his dissatisfaction with it, formed the cornerstone of his stories.

My Wife, My Sister

Three times in Genesis, wives are "passed off" as sisters.

Translating the Bible

The challenges in creating a sensitive, idiomatic, and accurate translation of a classical Jewish text.