Creating the Jewish Canon
The 24 books that make up with the Jewish Bible evolved over time in a process that reveals what the ancient rabbis considered authoritative -- and what they didn't.
End-of-Life Care in the Bible
What we can learn from Jacob, Sarah and Moses’ final moments.
The Book of Job and the Paradox of Suffering
No biblical book takes up theodicy's challenge with greater power than the moving and enigmatic story of Job.
Queen Esther: Destiny’s Child
The Purim story is a reminder of our essential power for human agency.
Does the Bible Condone Slavery?
Why it's imperative to fight slavery even though the Torah tolerates it.
Understanding Biblical Sacrifice (Korbanot)
What sacrifice is, where it comes from, and what it can mean for us today.
Book of Bmidbar Quiz
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