Donald Trump will be sworn in using Lincoln’s Bible and his own family Bible. Is he consciously echoing Barack Obama’s approach or trying to subvert it?
(JTA) — Yair Shahak of New York City was one of two winners of the International Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem. Shahak, 28, representing the U.S., shared the honor with Israeli Yafit Silman, according to Ynet News. Shahak’s wife, Yaelle Frohlich, was also a finalist in the competition, representing Canada. The contest ended on Dec. 28….
If you want to understand what a war on terror should be, that first battle with Amalek is the right place to start.
The dual-gendered nature of Adam “is completely distorted by Bible translations which consistently capitalize the term as a proper name Adam.”
Trump is something altogether new, a challenge not just to politics as usual, but to friendships, relationships, community.
The choice of translation can make all the difference, as Aviya Kushner explains.
In the Bible, Sarah and Hagar’s relationship is a feminist failure. Susan Reimer-Torn asks if this narrative, read during the Days of Awe, can spur her to forgive the feminist rivals in her own life? .
The Museum of the Bible, set to open in Washington, D.C., in 2017, will house a large collection from the Israel Antiquities Authority.
The greatest irony of the Bible is that it stands for the opposite of irony — yet it is filled with it. Jay Michaelson examines a new study of Jews’ peculiar relationship with the holy book.
You’ve never seen the Bible like this before. That is, if you can actually see this version.