The Book of Numbers, with help from Steven Spielberg.
All week, I’ve been thinking about this book, “A Driven Leaf,” by Milton Steinberg.
In search of the strangest creature of all.
Jews, who have been perennial outcasts, ought to read the Torah’s account of the leper with particular care.
Tragedy strikes. And Aaron is silent.
The seventh day of Passover commemorates the day the Children of Israel reached the Red Sea and witnessed both the miraculous 'Splitting of the Sea,' the drowning of all the Egyptian chariots, horses and soldiers that pursued them, and the Passage of the Red Sea.
Why is there a silent child in the Haggadah?
It's time for Aaron get dressed.
The meaning behind the mineral.
A curious new detail in the list of building materials for the Tabernacle inspires one of the richest rabbinic stories ever written.
"You shall make a breastplate of judgment." - Exodus 28:15
It all started with dolphins.
A very Jewish love affair...
How did Joseph's bones make it out of Egypt?
The strangest thing about that first Passover was living with the lamb for four days.
Judah saves the day. How did he know just what to say?
Two dreams. Two dreams. Two dreams.
Why does this keep happening?
“Do not go out into the field. Do not walk the road. For the enemy has a sword, and there is terror on every side.” - Jeremiah 6:25
Jacob is headed back home, after all these years, and preparing to face the greatest challenge of his life - a confrontation with Esau, the brother who once wanted him dead.
But there is another man he will have to face first.