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Hebrew Bible

Not just for the priests.

Jeffrey Tigay
March 16 2018 12:01AM

In his paintings of Jacob and his twelve sons, the 17th-century Spanish master humanizes his subjects, rendering them approachable and individual rather than remote and ethereal.

March 14 2018 12:01AM

God’s spirit and God’s image.

Ranana Dine
March 7 2018 12:01AM

In praise of Hershel Shanks.

William Dever
March 1 2018 12:01AM

And its theology of laughter.

Robin Gallaher Branch
Feb. 15 2018 12:01AM

“Your story is our story and your God is our God.”

Elliot Kaufman
Feb. 14 2018 12:01AM

The tenth commandment.

Leonard Greenspoon
Feb. 2 2018 12:01AM

The Cecil B. DeMille version of the revelation at Sinai, in which Moses ascends the mountain on his own and returns bearing tablets, misses key aspects of the Israelites’ experience.

Feb. 1 2018 12:01AM

Whence, and whither, religious liberty?

Jan. 17 2018 12:01AM

The story of the biblical word b’liya’al.

Jan. 11 2018 12:47AM

One engages in dialogue with his fellow Jews, and one engages in a dialogue with God. What’s the meaning of the difference?

Jan. 4 2018 12:01AM

People stopped hearing God.

James Kugel
Jan. 3 2018 12:01AM

Critics accuse it of threatening the separation of church and state; in truth, Washington’s new museum makes an invaluable contribution to American (and Jewish) cultural literacy.

Jan. 2 2018 12:01AM

Why did God stop talking to people? And did the Exodus really happen?

Dec. 26 2017 12:01AM