Israeli Music History

Music in modern-day Israel has a rich history reaching back to the years before the founding of the State.

Israeli Popular Music

A unique sound emanating from a unique place

Rashi and Rabbenu Tam: Two Sets of Tefillin

Evidence from Qumran shows that the medieval debate about the order of biblical passages in tefillin has ancient roots.  

Tefillin: Spiritual Significance

The details of this precept, using powerful symbols of allegiance to divine law and of membership in the Jewish religious community, have been subject to many interpretations.


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

Ki Tavo

Deuteronomy 26:1-29:8

Ki Tetze

Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19