In Judaism, it’s never only about the text. Yes the Torah contains much of our rules and laws, but, in practice, our sages have expanded those rules beyond the few written words. Torah gives us the foundation.Read More »
Ask a Jew: If the Jewish people believe the Savior is yet to come, why have most Jews forgone the written law in the Hebrew Scriptures?
And just for the record: “The Jewish people” aren’t a monolith.Read More »
Marseille, Torah, and loving the (stran)ger
We have been strangers in so many lands over the millennia.Read More »
A Catholic commentary on the writing of the Torah – Part II
The Hebrew Bible tells the story of Israel and her relationship with God. The story unfolds from the beginning of creation, illustrating the eternal divine plan of election and formation. The first five books, the Torah, were traditionally believed to have been written by Moses and pre-date the prophets and writings.Read More »