By Rabbi Zev Farber Ph.D.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The Sum of the Matter
- The Origins of Tefillin
- The Decalogue: Are Female Readers Included?
- The Mitzvah to Love God: Shadal's Polemic against the Philosophical Interpretation
- What Are Clay Female Figurines Doing in Judah during the Biblical Period?
- The Shema and the Commandment to Love God in Its Ancient Contexts
- Lamenting with Job: The Karaite Version of the Fasts for Jerusalem
- Lamentations in Seasonal Context
- Why Did Vespasian and Titus Destroy Jerusalem?
- Reimagining the Israelite-Edomite Encounter
- Deutero-Isaiah Reworks Past Prophecies to Comfort Israel