Jewish Texts

Hardened Hearts: Some Explanations

Medieval commentators suggested justifications for God's hardening Pharaoh's heart.

Ruth and Lovingkindness

Rabbinic tradition sees her as a virtuous woman who is rewarded for her behavior.

The Church and the Jews

A survey of Church issues relevant to Jews, including papal attitudes and actions and the enactments of ecclesiastical councils

The Talmud on Trial

Medieval Jewish-Christian disputations.

The Almohads

The seizure of power in the Maghreb by a fanatical sect disrupted the relations between Muslims and Jews.

People of the Book

Muslim-Jewish relations in the Middle Ages.

Ruth and the Holocaust

The Book of Ruth takes on new significance in modern times.


Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17

Vezot Haberakhah

Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12


Deuteronomy 32:1-32:52


Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30


Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20