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What does the 'lech lecha' phrase mean?

What does 'lech lecha' mean, and how can we understand it as a calling to search for God?

By MICHAEL COHEN
01/11/2020
Adherents to Faith-Based Diplomacy See Political Boost for Israel

New book claims biblical readings of political events lead to support for Jewish state.

By THE MEDIA LINE
01/11/2020
Meir Shalev
Esau, An Israeli film based on a biblical sibling rivalry - Watch

“Esau,” a drama based on the novel by the same name by Israeli author Meir Shalev, stars Shira Haas, Harvey Keitel and Lior Ashkenazi.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
29/10/2020
The Tower of Babel
We speak different languages but can we unite? - opinion

Can there be such a reality, in which everyone thinks the same thing, in which society is united?

By YOAV ENDE
28/10/2020
An image of the good creator god Ohrmazd.
Examining the Iranian account of the Noah flood with modern relevance

The ancient Iranian account is not only especially interesting to compare with the Noah story, but has a particular contemporary resonance.

By DOMENICO AGOSTINI , SAMUEL THROPE
28/10/2020
Tree of Life
New 'Eco Bible' explains what the Hebrew Bible says about ecology

Meeting the critical environmental challenges that humans now face will take more than scientific and ecological knowhow.

Christianity deeply rooted in Judaism, new Bible translation claims

Roman colonialists invented the word “Palestine” in order to insult the native Jewish population with the memory of their ancient enemies, the Philistines.

Judaism confronts the modern intellect‏

Rabbi Amnon Bazak seeks to educate laity, suggest answers to theological tensions

By ALAN JOTKOWITZ
15/10/2020
Art in the Bible

Yael Maly's new book looks at the Pentateuch through the eyes of art, incorporating Western- and Christian-inspired expression.

24/09/2020
Biblical scenes are playing out before our eyes

Abraham had two sons: Ishmael, born to Hagar, and Isaac, born to Sarah. There was clear tension between the two.

20/09/2020
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