Finally, a potboiler religious action-thriller novel built around an ancient Jewish mystery, in Steven Pressfield’s ‘36 Righteous Men’
‘Daf Yomi’: Do heretical Jewish thinkers have a say in the World to Come?
Talmudic rabbis disagree on whether the action or the intention of veneration or protest is more important. Plus: Is magic holy?
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ how Talmudic rabbis carried the life-or-death burden of sitting in judgment of others
Daf Yomi: Do Talmudic rabbis seek justification for givens by retrofitting biblical text to their needs? The case of the Sanhedrin courts.