Quotes from the Jewish Bible about Peace
The Hebrew Bible has no shortage of beautiful expressions about yearning for peace.
How to Read the Book of Proverbs
We don't read it in synagogue, and we aren't used to reading collections of maxims like this — so how should we get the most out of reading Proverbs?
Huldah the Prophetess
Without her, we wouldn't have the fifth book of the Torah.
A book that challenges the rest of the Bible by asking how a good God can permit so much suffering.
Faith Took Abraham Far — Love Took Him Even Farther
The first Jew is widely regarded as a man of faith, but he was also a man of deep love.
A warrior and prophetess, she's the only woman in the Hebrew Bible with hard political power who is portrayed positively.
Rebecca the Superheroine
Isaac's wife and Jacob's mother, the second matriarch survived a difficult pregnancy and engineered the future of the Jewish people.
The Shunamite Woman: A Model of Radical Empathy
Because she had a special relationship with the prophet Elisha, her child was miraculously conceived and miraculously resurrected.
A story about prophecy and repentance—but not in the way you think.
He could kill a lion or topple a temple with his bare hands, but succumbed to the love of a treacherous woman. Many wild traditions circulated about the first Jewish superhero.