Jews have been confronting the concept of exile for thousands of years. How did Jewish thinkers respond to this phenomenon? @Michael Weiner outlines three medieval responses.
What do Paul, Purim costumes, and Purim torah all have in common? Yehuda Fogel delves into the meaning of hiddenness and its role in revelation on Purim.
In a chapter adapted from his new book, Be, Become, Bless: Jewish Spirituality between East and West, Yaakov Nagen suggests based on the Zohar that the world endures when we see Godliness in another person's face.
Dan Jutan locates a fascinating meta-narrative within Rashi's commentary.
Yaakov Jaffe explores Yehuda Ha-Levi's Yom Le-Yabasha.
Bezalel Naor responds to Bezalel Safran's Straussian reading of the Rambam.
Ariel Krakowski explores the connection between Maimonides and the Stoics.
Yaakov Jaffe examines Yehudah Ha-Levi's High Holiday poem "Yashen, Al Teradam"
Jonathan Ziring comments on the "Jewishness" of religious tolerance.
David Fried forwards the surprising thesis that Maimonides was a medieval mystic.