Found in Translation

Scholar Adin Steinsaltz discusses his recently completed edition of the Talmud, why the Internet is better than TV, and the prospect of the Lubavitcher Rebbe and Elvis playing cards together

Known and Unknown

Americans say that the Bible is central to them—a divine instruction manual for life on earth. How is it, then, a new book asks, that they know so little of it?

Men of Mystery

A haftorah of reasoning and redemption

By the Book

Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Torah

Political Legacy

A new book examines the debt 17th-century republicanism owed to Jewish sources

Did Bibi’s Son Inspire Bizarre Speech?

Avner, 15, won Jerusalem Bible Quiz

Who Built The Pyramids? Not the Jews

Newly discovered tombs indicate laborers were paid

Sundown: In Lieu of Flowers

A confusing request, faint praise, and a comic memoir

Conservatives Find Bible Too Liberal

So they’ll write a new one

Sundown: America’s Top Jews

Zionism litmus test, the Bible in school, and the power of art

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