Jews demonstrate the sanctity of biblical and rabbinic texts in several ways.
The Hebrew Bible, or Tanakh, is divided into three sections: Torah, Prophets and Writings.
The sexual relationships forbidden by the Torah are intended to prohibit non-Israelite religious practices and abuses of power.
Gender & Sexuality
Ancient and modern readings of the Bible and Talmud suggest that several personalities may have defied gender and sexuality norms.
Judaism has recognized nonbinary persons for millennia.
Personalities of the Bible
Because she had a special relationship with the prophet Elisha, her child was miraculously conceived and miraculously resurrected.
The story of Ruth, read on the holiday of Shavuot, teaches that respect for others begins with recognizing their names.
Hebrew numerology, and the secrets of the Torah.
The two versions of the Talmud developed simultaneously in the two major Jewish communities of the rabbinic era.
The book of Exodus tells the tale of Israel's liberation and birth, and of the beginning of God's covenanted nation.
A survey of some of the laws governing the slaughter of kosher animals for meat.
Jewish mysticism has taken many forms.