The Bible pays little attention to the death of its female characters, writing only cursory death notices, or sometimes none at all. Second Temple period authors, retell the Torah’s stories to give more pride of place to the death scenes of its heroines.
by Dr. Atar Livneh
When Balaam and Balak were Independent Characters
by Dr. Rabbi David Frankel
Korach is the main character in the story. As such, one would think that it would be clear and straightforward how he dies. It turns out it is far from clear, there are four options for how Korach dies. Editors
From Temple Tax to Charity and Back Again
Dr. Rabbi Zev Farber
Why Thirsty Israelites Demanded Grain and Pomegranates in the Wilderness

Dr. David Frankel
Toward a Sociology of Knowledge Analysis of
by Chaim I. Waxman
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
The story of the scouts’ expedition, their negative report, and God’s response, has long been one of the classic examples of a narrative that exhibits the features of multiple authorship. Editors
Already in the time of Chazal, Ezekiel’s vision of the chariot was considered to be esoteric knowledge.
Dr. Daniel Davies
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