torah

Parashat Bereshit: Being Like God

The banishing of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden marks the beginning of humanity’s path to fulfilling its destiny.

Vayehi Binso’a Ha’aron: Two Aspects of Torah

The Torah is not merely an artifact of the past, but part of an ongoing process of revelation.

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.

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 Torah: An Instruction Manual for Life

The Torah is not merely a book of law and history. It is also the chief repository of Jewish wisdom.

Three Reasons to Study Torah

As much as Jews need Torah, the Torah needs Jews to keep it fresh and vital.

Did God Write the Torah — and Does it Matter?

For many Jews, the Torah's authority does not derive from being a divine document.

Why Study Torah?

The tradition of Torah study has built up a tradition of questioning and clarifying which is simply an incomparably rich skill to cultivate.

Nehama Leibowitz: The Paradigm of a Torah Teacher

A woman who gained accomplished rabbis as her students, Leibowitz is considered among the great Torah scholars of the 20th century.

End-of-Life Care in the Bible

What we can learn from Jacob, Sarah and Moses’ final moments.