Birth of Jewish People

Judaism and Justice

The Jewish passion to repair the world.

What Was the Tabernacle (Mishkan)?

A portable sanctuary in the wilderness.

Moses as Abandoned Hero

Although many ancient abandoned hero stories survive, the biblical example of the story Moses has some clear points of departure.

The Golden Calf

As commonly understood, this biblical narrative condemns the first violation of the prohibition against idolatry--but it's not that simple.

The Book of Exodus

The book of Exodus tells the tale of Israel's liberation and birth, and of the beginning of God's covenanted nation.