moses

‘WHILE THE Golden Calf surprised Moses, Herzl was ready to confront it.’
Parasha and Herzl: The Golden Calf reappears

Forty days without Moses is a long time.

13/03/2020
HIS FATAL error: ‘Moses Striking the Rock,’ Jacopo Tintoretto, 1563
Moses’s hand-to-mouth life

The moral trajectory of Moses, his development as a man and leader, can be traced in the ongoing struggle between his mighty hand and his slow tongue

By GILA FINE
28/02/2020
PARASHAT RE’EH: Facing idolatry

Even after idolatry seemingly disappeared from our lives – we see that it actually hasn’t

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
10/01/2020
PARASHAT DEVARIM: The right way to study Torah

The Torah learner is a full partner in the creation.

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
08/08/2019
Book review: An uncompromising Bible translation

Robert Altar pushes back against modern translations, which he thinks interpret too much and translate too little.

A story with two endings

This week’s parasha, Chukat, is an important one for the nation as it finally moves toward entry into the Land of Israel.

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
03/07/2019
matzah Passover
Biblical holiday of Pesach Sheni celebrates second chances

Those who were on a long journey or declared ritually impure could partake of the Passover holiday one month later, according to the Bible. Today, Second Passovers is still commemorated.

By BEN BRESKY
18/05/2019
Salvation from servitude: A Passover tale of the midrash

What eternal slavery did Pharaoh introduce from which only God’s salvation could liberate us?

By ILANA FODIMAN-SILVERMAN
26/04/2019
Red Sea
Parshat: Splitting of the sea of love, faith and hope

“They were very frightened, and the children of Israel cried out to the Lord. They said to Moses... ‘What is this that you have done to us to take us out of Egypt?"

By SHMUEL RABINOWITZ
26/04/2019
Ancient Christian manuscripts digitized at monastery beneath Mount Sinai

The monastery lies at the foot of Mount Sinai, by tradition the site where Moses received the Ten Commandments.

By REUTERS
17/04/2019
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