Rabbi Benjamin J. Segal

Rabbi Benjamin J. Segal, former President of the Schechter Institute in Jerusalem, is author of Kohelet's Pursuit of Truth: A New Reading of Ecclesiastes (Jerusalem: Gefen Publishing, 2016).

Articles by Rabbi Benjamin J. Segal

Ecclesiastes and the Quest for Truth

Approaching this enigmatic work as a statement of philosophy -- rather than an account of one man's search -- has confounded commentators across the centuries.

A Demanding Land

With God's promise of the Land to the Israelites came responsibilities and consequences.

Homeless At Home

In the book of Genesis, the patriarchs gained possession but not control of the Land of Israel.

The Psalm To Read Before Rosh Hashanah

Why is Psalm 27 an important part of the spiritual preparation for the High Holidays?