Alieza Salzberg

Alieza Salzberg is a graduate student at the Hebrew University where she studies Rabbinic Literature. She is a fellow at the Hartman Institute's Seder Nashim, Beit Midrash for Judaism and Gender. She lives, writes and studies in Jerusalem.

Articles by Alieza Salzberg

The Politics of Archeology in Israel

The meaning of archeological finds in Israel is up for interpretation.

Modern Midrash

Contemporary artists expand the Jewish bookshelf.

The Darker Side of Hanukkah

Some different--and surprising--stories about how the Maccabean revolt began.

Hair Coverings for Married Women

Why most Orthodox women cover their hair, whether with wigs, hats or scarves.

Judaism after the Temple

Coping with destruction and building for the future.

Mishnah and Tosefta

These two texts both shaped Rabbinic Judaism. But which came first?