Jerusalem has become a “nidah” (Eichah 1:8). What does this mean?Read More On the “move” with Rashi
Rashi’s rejection of a Talmudic text.Read More Shabbat and the Noahide, part III: Rashi
The surprising origin of the phrase “set a standard.”Read More A Forque in the Road
Desire is never satisfied with the enjoyment of desired objects… it only blazes more vehemently.Read More Desire
“In the [Hindu tradition] the account of the six days of creation so closely resembles that given in Genesis, that it is scarcely possible to doubt its being derived from the same patriarchal communication.”Read More Parallels between Bible and Hindu teaching; Age of the Universe
Midrash B’Reshis Rabah 48:16: “When you come to a city, behave according to the local etiquette. [From where do we learn this?] Since there is no eating and drinking in heaven, when Moshe went up to heaven [to retrieve the Torah], he did not eat, as it says… ‘I did not eat bread nor did […]Read More When in Rome…?
“What is Dark Matter and Dark Energy?”Read More What Science Doesn’t Know 2