Unorthodox? How Megillat Esther Justifies the Holiday of Purim
Tzvi Sinensky suggests that the Megillah itself confronts the question of Purim's legitimacy.
The Philosopher King and the Poet Messiah: Hellenic and Hebrew Republics Compared
In this essay, written in honor of Yom Yerushalayim, Bezalel Naor explores the differing visions for the ideal state held by Plato and the Rabbis, Maimonides and Rabbi Nahman of Breslov.
The Christian Monks Who Saved Jewish History
Malka Simkovich hunts for Jewish texts in some unlikely places.
Jeffrey Burghauser's three poems draw on the biblical and rabbinic imagination.
A Purim Teaching for our Time: Malbim’s Proto-Feminist Commentary on Esther
Purim - Armed with feminist and political theory, Don Seeman probes the depths of Malbim's Esther commentary.
Wise Trader or Deceitful Traitor? Eshet Hayil Reconsidered
Eliav Grossman contextualizes the femininity emerging from some of Proverbs' best known passages
Kohelet: Seeking to Uncover and Bury
Shlomo Zuckier seeks and uncovers rabbinic-Biblical intertextuality.
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