In her new book ‘Bewilderments,’ Avivah Zornberg and her biblical hero explore fresh terrain
Who needs Christian Bale as Moses when Val Kilmer did a brilliant job in 1998?
Some Reform leaders see Moses as a model to ease modern tensions. But such a reading of the Torah is strained—and risky.
A Talmudic problem: Abraham lived before the law was given, so how can his actions be used to interpret the law?
The scholar, critic, and masterful translator remains dedicated to uncovering the full subtlety and intelligence of the stories in sacred texts