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Let’s Talk About Sex With Minors, Rape, and ‘Uncovering the Nakedness’ of Sisters

Talmudic rabbis, gladiators of the mind, sought glory and eternal fame—but also pondered the mundane side of being human

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New ‘David’ Book Heading to the Big Screen

Warner Brothers options Rabbi David Wolpe’s book about the biblical hero

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Royal Contradictions: The Flawed, Paradoxical Heroism of King David

In a new book, Rabbi David Wolpe examines what made the Jewish leader fallible and why, despite his bad behavior, he was great

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‘David: The Divided Heart,’ by David Wolpe

An excerpt from a new analysis of King David, the biblical poet-hero

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Malcolm Gladwell Has a Theory for Everything—Except Inscrutability

The pop-sci writer’s new ‘David and Goliath’ peddles counterintuitive stories but lacks a soul

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Did the False Jewish Messiah Sabbatai Sevi Inspire John Milton’s ‘Paradise Regained’?

The new book ‘Fictions of Conversion’ explores how religious transformation influenced early modern England

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King David’s Palace May Have Been Discovered

Israeli archaeologists report ‘unequivocal evidence’ near Jerusalem

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Murdoch Endorses Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

News Corp CEO throws support behind King David

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Talmud’s Warriors and Scholars

This week’s Daf Yomi reframes the debate over the primacy of force or scholarship in Jewish values

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Israel’s Grittiest Founder

Yitzhak Shamir, who died Saturday, was maligned for his politics. But his bitter realism was prescient.

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Why the Jews Aren’t in Uganda

Israel as our homeland because our ancestors were here. No religion required.

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A Convert’s Bible Stories: How a Christian Book Introduced Me to Ruth and David

A well-thumbed book from my Lutheran childhood is now the ideal text for my Shavuot study and reflection

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Former Puffy Protege Now Jewish-Ish

Rapper Shyne explains, sort of, on post-prison visit to Belize

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Holy Rollers

Israel’s best-selling rock musicians draw freely from the liturgy

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Divine Will

Mark Sanford believes he is doing God’s work

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Lyre, Lyre

Mark Sanford compares himself to King David

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Heir Apparent

NBC’s Kings is a modern-day telling of the story of David

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The Life of David

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Poet, Warrior, King

In The Life of David, the first book in Nextbook’s Jewish Encounters series, Robert Pinsky examines the legacy of one of the Bible’s most compelling figures

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