God Is Other People

Akeidah

Cantillation: Some Observations – Part 1

William Gewirtz explores the value of cantillation.

Hebrew Bible or Old Testament? Evaluating the American Biblical Tradition

Israel Ben-Porat reviews "Proclaim Liberty Throughout the Land."

How to Curtail Pernicious Social Competition: The Legacy of Zelophehad and his Daughters

Ezra Zuckerman Sivan comments on the story of Zelophehad and his daughters.

The Voice and the Sword: A Meta-Narrative in Rashi

Dan Jutan locates a fascinating meta-narrative within Rashi's commentary.

From Kayin to Korah: The Fellow Founders of Foment

Shlomo Zuckier wonders why the earth opened its mouth for both Korah and Kayin.

As One Person with One Heart: Misunderstood in Unison

What sort of Jewish unity was there at Mount Sinai?

Song of the Sea: Making a Space for Joy and Sorrow

Zach Truboff draws on personal experience in considering the place of Yizkor on Yom Tov.

Where is the Justice in the Tenth Plague?

Ezra Sivan asks: Where is the justice in the tenth plague?

Mikra Bikkurim at the Seder: A View from Deuteronomy

Tzvi Sinensky suggests that we can best understand the Haggadah against the backdrop of Sefer Devarim.

Seeing Double: Themes in Judges, Chapter 3

Judy Taubes Sterman examines Judges Chapter 3.

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