Bible

Jonah

A story about prophecy and repentance—but not in the way you think.

Samson

He could kill a lion or topple a temple with his bare hands, but succumbed to the love of a treacherous woman: many wild traditions circulated about the first Jewish superhero.

How Jacob Healed His Family

Israel’s third patriarch was born into great dysfunction, but found ways to create the first cohesive family in the Bible.

Leah’s Improbable Optimism

The first wife of Jacob endured a loveless marriage, but her story is one of perseverance.

Eshet Manoah: Mother of the Mighty Samson

One of the Bible’s many barren women, she had the grace and grit to become mother to the "Jewish Hercules."

Elisha

Successor to the prophet Elijah, he healed the sick, raised the dead, and made iron float—but he was also a prophet who made serious mistakes.

Miriam the Prophetess

The sister of Moses and Aaron was an important part of the sibling team that led Israel out of Egypt and through the wilderness.

Song(s) of the Sea

Miriam's instinctive song of praise tells us something important about calling out to God.

Why Study Torah?

The tradition of Torah study has built up a tradition of questioning and clarifying which is simply an incomparably rich skill to cultivate.

Who Are the Patriarchs and Matriarchs?

The forefathers and foremothers of the Jewish people.

Understanding Biblical Sacrifice (Korbanot)

What sacrifice is, where it comes from, and what it can mean for us today.

Bible Characters Quiz

Heroes, villains, prophets and problem children, we've got 'em all. Test your knowledge of them.