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.
Malka Simkovich hunts for Jewish texts in some unlikely places.
Jeffrey Burghauser's three poems draw on the biblical and rabbinic imagination.
The Yom Kippur War was a defining moment in the life of poet Leonard Cohen, a moment when his entire spiritual destiny hung in the balance. Bezalel Naor on Cohen's priestly imagination.
Beth Kissileff on the book of Jonah and its relevance on Sukkot.
With Yom Kippur in view, Shlomo Zuckier presents a close reading of Isaiah 58.
David Bashevkin articulates a religious educator’s perspective on why people become religious