The Book of Samuel tells of the rise of the Davidic monarchy

Don't believe in God? In reward and punishment? The obligations of Jewish law? Here's why you should fast anyway.

Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king

A sampler of Yiddish films (with English subtitles) on the Internet.

A new identity for the second day of Shemini Atzeret.

The ancient practice of tearing clothes is a tangible expression of grief and anger in the face of death.

Israel's first king was a controversial ruler.

The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!

The Hebrew Bible, or Tanach, is divided into three sections: Torah, Prophets and Writings.

Learn the many chapters that make up the Tanach and find out where you can find more information about each.