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The Book of Joshua

Leading the Israelites into the Promised land.

Why Joshua?

Here are numerous reasons for choosing Joshua as the haftarah for Simchat Torah.

What Is the Haftarah, and Why Do We Read It?

A passage from the Prophets recited after Torah reading.

Isaiah 40-66: Return and Restoration

In Isaiah 40-66, the prophet(s) built on the theological paradigms of Isaiah ben Amoz (Isaiah 1-39).

Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakk

They struggled to reconcile the words of earlier prophets.

Isaiah ben Amoz: Political Prophet (Isaiah: 1-39)

Isaiah's greatness lies not only in his ethical teachings, but in his central involvement--and prophetic intervention--in the political events of his day.

Micah the Prophet

Micah spoke out against the oppression of the people by both spiritual and secular leaders.