Jacob Neusner

Talmudic Thinking

Monotheism and the sanctification of the trivial

The Written Torah and the Oral Torah

According to Jewish tradition, two Torahs were received on Mount Sinai -- one written, and one passed down orally for generations.

Why Do So Few Jews Observe Shabbat?

The problem is not that Shabbat is irrelevant, but that it is too relevant.