Halacha, from the Hebrew word for "walking" or "path," is the rabbinic interpretation of Jewish law.
The book of Job challenges the simple equation of suffering with punishment, by telling the story of one righteous man's confrontation with overwhelming misfortune.
The Jewish passion to repair the world.
A portable sanctuary in the wilderness.
The father of the children of Israel.
Although many ancient abandoned hero stories survive, the biblical example of the story Moses has some clear points of departure.
A master Torah commentator who foreshadowed biblical criticism
A new translation and interpretation of the popular Psalm 23
The final book of the Bible recounts the nation's history, but what it emphasizes and de-emphasizes is telling.
Eicha, the Book of Lamentations, asks important questions that address the theological crisis following the Jewish exile.