Yair Hoffman

King Solomon

Son of King David, builder of the temple, author of three biblical works and the wisest of men, Solomon looms large in Jewish tradition — and beyond.

Conquering Canaan

Joshua and Judges present different versions of the Israelite conquest.

Exodus: History or Mythic Tale?

A biblical scholar reviews the historical claims of the biblical book of Exodus.

The Genesis of Judaism

Where do Jews come from?