Ezra Zuckerman Sivan explains how an enigmatic passage in Masekhet Shabbat teaches us how we can use Shabbat to connect to an oft-hidden God.
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan explains what it means when the Torah says that Moses's burial site was hidden.
Does the Torah support a universalist or ethnonationalist political orientation? In this timely essay, Ezra Zuckerman Sivan explores the meaning behind key stories in Genesis through the framework of the Aleinu prayer.
What can a medieval piyut (and famous modern chassidic tune) teach us about people's superiority over angels? Yitzchak Szyf explores how our Shavuot liturgy proclaims man's partnership with God in Torah.
Ezra Zuckerman Sivan comments on the story of Zelophehad and his daughters.
Ezra Sivan asks: Where is the justice in the tenth plague?
Ezra Sivan reexamines the relationship between Rachel and Leah.
Ezra Sivan challenges our understanding of the fifth commandment and all of Sefer Devarim.