Personalities of the Bible
Because she had a special relationship with the prophet Elisha, her child was miraculously conceived and miraculously resurrected.
The first wife of Jacob endured a loveless marriage, but her story is one of perseverance.
One of the Bible’s many barren women, she had the grace and grit to become mother to the "Jewish Hercules."
The sister of Moses and Aaron was an important part of the sibling team that led Israel out of Egypt and through the wilderness.
The story of Ruth, read on the holiday of Shavuot, teaches that respect for others begins with recognizing their names.
In this busy portion, the daughters of Zelophehad succeed in staking claim their father’s land — sort of.
Zelophehad's daughters call to us to take hold of life with our own hands.
Is beauty an inherent Jewish value?
By and large it is not only the preference for beauty that has spilled into Western culture, but also the equation between beauty and goodness.
When Moses altered the message given to him by God, he cut women out of the revelation at Sinai.