We should talk about the Daughters of Tzelophehad more.
Why do we hate Bilaam so much? There's an answer hidden between the lines of this week's parsha.
What did Moses do that was so wrong?!
Do Jews believe in Hell? Well, yes... but not like you think.
When the Children of Israel were in the wilderness, they came upon a man gathering twigs on the Sabbath day.
Now is the summer of our discontent.
Asceticism in Jewish tradition.
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...