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The original story of Moses’ assumption to heaven has left traces in the extant verses that tell of the end of his life.
by Rabbi Eric Grossman
פרקי דרבי אליעזר, following the earlier sources from the Second Temple period, resurrects the latent myth in the biblical text, drawing a causal link between the cohabitation of divine beings with mortal women and the Flood.
Dr. Rachel Adelman
Reading Cain’s murder of Abel and the account of Cain’s descendants as a metaphor for the trajectory of human development and the change in patterns of human behavior.
by Dr. Rabbi Samuel Z. Glaser
If we were reading polytheistic literature such as the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh or Homer’s Iliad, we wouldn’t be surprised to hear a story, in which gods have sex with humans to produce a race of giants. But in the Torah this story comes as a surprise.
by Professor Benjamin Sommer
A methodologically rigorous reading of the account of the Woman’s creation reveals a fundamentally egalitarian view of the sexes that is both nuanced and psychologically sensitive.

by Raanan Eichler
Fifty Years Ago—A Flashback
by Dr. Rabbi Lawrence Grossman
On the religious challenge of academic biblical scholarship. Highlighting the new Hebrew book People of Faith and Biblical Criticism
by TABS Editors
The study of biblical criticism cuts to the very meaning of the value system of Modern Orthodoxy, i.e. forging a distinctive synthesis of modern culture with traditional values.
Dr. Steven Bayme
Toward a Sociology of Knowledge Analysis of TheTorah.com
by Chaim I. Waxman
by: Benyamim Tsedaka
devar Torah illustrating four aspects of Shavuot from critical and traditional perspectives
by Rabbi Dr. Jeremy Rosen

by Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
Four Answers to one question
by Dr. Baruch J. Schwartz


The Origins of Shabbat: Essay 2
by Dr. Jacob L. Wright
A Conceptual Foundation for Wrestling with Biblical Scholarship
by Rabbi David Bigman
Reflections on the Importance of Asking the Right Question
by Prof. Tamar Ross