Rabbi Ismar Schorsch served as chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary.
Both celebrate spring and hope, though there are major differences between them also.
From the Bible to today, the Chosen People rise again after every destruction.
The Torah portion deals with intermarriage, a phenomenon with contemporary resonance.
Balak intuited an important truth about the Israelites: Their strength was spiritual, not military.
Of "Second Passover," Rabbi Akiva and adult bat mitzvahs.
An exploration of why the Children of Israel were destined to be slaves to Pharaoh
A word and its opposite may be one and the same.
The fate of the individual is often determined by the behavior of the community as a whole.
Obligations to the poor at harvest time.