A new translation and interpretation of the popular Psalm 23
Eicha, the Book of Lamentations, asks important questions that address the theological crisis following the Jewish exile.
Despite the cynical tone of Ecclesiastes, it has been given a place of joy and honor in the Jewish cycle of readings.
The book of Esther is not a historical document in the usual sense--but that doesn't undermine its importance as a religious book in the Jewish canon.
A brief introduction to the devices and characteristics of in this biblical genre.
An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.
The Book of Daniel contains narratives about a seer named Daniel, and prophecies also appearing in his name, but the man himself--if he is only one man--nevertheless remains elusive.
The third section of the Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible, includes poetry, philosophy, history and stories.