A celebration of all transient things, Kohelet, as it is known in Hebrew, is the perfect fit for the season
Becoming disabled made me question everything I thought I knew about Judaism. Then it brought me back to the religion in a way I’d never thought possible.
The Book of Esther, which chronicles the story of Purim, has special resonance for Jewish communities thriving in Diaspora
A friend says yes; I merely marvel at Lieberman’s effect on Jews
Taking a stand on the Armenian genocide, and more
In his subtle translations of the Bible’s Wisdom Books—Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Job—Robert Alter highlights the canon’s subversive side