A Ripe Old Age: Abraham, Gideon and David

Daniel Lifshitz explains the connection between Abraham, Gideon, and David through the lens of this week's Parshah and Haftarah.

God Is Other People

In a chapter adapted from his new book, Be, Become, Bless: Jewish Spirituality between East and West, Yaakov Nagen suggests based on the Zohar that the world endures when we see Godliness in another person's face.

The Autism Question and Beyond: Rereading the Joseph Saga 

R. Yitzchak Blau analyzes the 2018 book, Was Yosef on the Spectrum?

Akeidah

Zohar Atkins presents a new poem on the Akeidah.

Beyond Perfect Repentance

Eliezer Finkelman discusses the meaning of perfect repentance.

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.

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