These writings, which fill in gaps in biblical texts, falls into two categories: halacha and aggadah.
Ancient documents give a glimpse into Second Temple life.
A bibliographical summary of Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
To earn respect, a genre of Jewish texts assigns authorship to biblical figures and sages of previous eras.
This is an overview of ancient texts that came after the bible but before rabbinic literature.
The writings of Rabbi Yehiel Mekhel Epstein.
The works of Rabbi Abraham Danzig.
The writings of the "Hafetz Hayyim," Rabbi Israel Meir Kagan.
The writings of Solomon Ganzfried.
In the wake of emancipation, various strategies emerged to stem and possibly reverse the tide of modernism.