Judaism’s Central Sacrifice

Yoram Hazony’s new book bases Judaism on a naturalistic reading of the Bible, but it’s a stretch

Playing Favorites

The Torah is full of stories of sibling rivalry, from Cain and Abel to Joseph and his brothers. But is the Bible an accurate representation of reality, or overstating the case?

As We See It

What Jacob—the hero of this week’s parasha—and the Tea Party can teach us about politics

The Dating Game

What Abraham’s servant—the hero of this week’s parasha—and modern science can teach us about finding love

Fathers and Sons

Reflections on a vexed relationship

Child’s Play

Seventy years ago, a contentious novel scrutinized Judaism through the eyes of a young boy

Bound for Gory

God & Co., Episode I

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