Choosing Life Over Land in Genesis 13 and in Peace Politics: Following Abraham and Remembering Rabin—by Ayala Emmett

Choosing Life Over Land in Genesis 13 and in Peace Politics Following Abraham and Remembering Rabin Ayala Emmett October 31, 2014 Yitzhak Rabin Israel’s Prime Minister was murdered by a man who confessed to hate peace, yet claimed to love God. The shooting took place nineteen years ago at a peace rally at the end Read the full article…

More on Jonah—by Peter Eisenstadt

More on Jonah Peter Eisenstadt My favorite book of Tanach is Jonah; short, memorable, funny, profound, endlessly enigmatic. My favorite service of the Jewish year is Saturday afternoon Yom Kippur, when the Book of Jonah is read, when because you’re getting a bit loopy from this fasting business, the story is somehow making more and Read the full article…