Miriam Gedwiser explains how the Rabbis of the Talmud put the law of yefat to'ar in conversation with the David narrative, and what this teaches us about how we should approach passages of this nature.
Mitchell First explains the difference in the wording of the tenth commandment in Exodus and Deutoronomy in light of a grammatical insight by Benno Jacob.
David Fried argues that the question of Moses seeing the face of God reveals the tragic choice Moses made in choosing between his own spirituality and that of his people.
At the height of the cholera epidemic in 1831, Hatam Sofer delivered a timely sermon on a perplexing midrash to Parshat Ki Tavo. The take-home, suggests Elli Fischer, is all-too familiar in the COVID era.
Baruch Sterman describes how an encounter with a missionary led him to a greater understanding of Ramban's commentary on this week's Parshah.
Shlomo Zuckier wonders why the earth opened its mouth for both Korah and Kayin.
Tzvi Sinensky suggests that we can best understand the Haggadah against the backdrop of Sefer Devarim.
Alex Ozar offers an in-depth reading of Eglah Arufah against the backdrop of current events.
Ezra Sivan challenges our understanding of the fifth commandment and all of Sefer Devarim.
Yosef Lindell explores the true nature of the Aseret ha-Dibrot.
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