“There are some who say the Bible is unreliable. We have found it to be very reliable.”
The scribe, Samuel ben Jacob, also wrote the famed Leningrad Codex.
You can learn a lot about life from the magical world of Hogwarts — and a lot about Judaism too.
— Women who read aloud from the Torah at a synagogue in Marseille were subjected to threats and insults by congregants after local rabbis c…
Jews do not kill in the name of Judaism. Instead, there is one way we channel the human “fighting instinct”: Studying the Torah.
“The Talmud’s discussion of when it is okay to lie is quite moving.”
Hundreds of women joined Women of the Wall for the group’s monthly Rosh Chodesh service, which included a Torah scroll smuggled in to the women’s section of the Western Wall. Among the some 300 women who assembled for the service on Thursday morning to mark the new Hebrew month of Iyar were those from nine…
Stealing Torah scrolls can be a lucrative business, as the items are highly valuable — they are transcribed by hand on special animal skin and often covered with gold or silver.
Could my devoted student be the same person as the radical who’d surely thought religion was the opiate of the masses, who’d been part of the 1981 Brinks robbery, which left two police officers and a security guard dead and a community shattered?
Adam’s film and essay help us reconsider how autistic experience can enable us to attune to, and support difference and diversity in society.