What Language Do the Angels Speak?
Must prayers be uttered in Hebrew? Plus: Were ancient Israelite spies the size of grasshoppers?
· December 8, 2015
American Jews Speak English, but Our Sacred Texts Are in Hebrew
What happens when the most authoritative guardians of the tradition are sometimes baffled by the tradition themselves?
· August 5, 2014
Queen for a Day
The rabbis who reasoned about the day of rest also celebrated it. Plus: The Talmud on iPad and in translation.
· February 5, 2013
Ariel Sabar searches for the Edenic past his father left behind in Kurdistan
· September 22, 2008