By: Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin
Lions and crocodiles and monkeys, oh my! There are about a hundred different types of animal species mentioned in the Bible.
By: Adele Berlin
According to Adele Berlin, the Book of Ruth illuminates the main theme of the Hebrew Bible: the continuity of God’s people in their land.
By: Nahum Sarna
The Book of Jonah is read in the synagogue on the afternoon of Yom Kippur, the holiest day in the Jewish calendar, the sacred Day of Atonement. Why, of all books in the Bible, this book this most holy day?
By: Megan Sauter
How was the Bible written during and after the Babylonian Exile? Did the Biblical authors continue to use the Hebrew language even though they were living in lands where Hebrew was no longer the common language?