Study Jewish Texts
Learn the many chapters that make up the Tanach and find out where you can find more information about each.
How the Five Books of Moses are divided up into weekly portions.
Where to find podcasts, videos and essays on the week's portion.
Five books of story, law, and poetry divided into 54 weekly portions.
At the core of Lamentations is an expression of faith in the human capacity to survive in a broken world.
Personalities of the Bible
The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!
The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.
Many of the injunctions in the Torah appear immoral from a human perspective.
The history of the weekly portion — and the different schedules on which it's done.
No biblical book takes up theodicy's challenge with greater power than the moving and enigmatic story of Job.
The relationship between the two Persian queens is integral to understanding the Purim story.
The greatest of Jewish leaders and prophets.
An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.
Tradition connects the prophet's vision to the revelation at Sinai.
The division and structure has been open to interpretation throughout history.