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Right after the famous story of Noah’s flood, we read in Genesis 11 about the mysterious saga of the Tower of Babel. The people of Babel join forces to build an impressive tower, but in the process anger God, and are punished tremendously as a result. What is unclear, however, is what was so bad […]
Why does the Torah begin with, ‘In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth’ (Genesis 1:1)?
The Haggadah has been passed down for generations for the telling of the Passover story. Now it’s your turn to pick up a few words!
The researchers suggest that their work will lead to a breakthrough in this field. As the tools they developed enable early detection of at-risk populations within the overall population.
Ironically, we’re having all these elections, but nobody’s elected! Who’s in charge now anyways? Even the most secular of Israelis realize that something not normal is going on.
“I first suspected this years ago when I saw the Hebrew word kohen (priest) and wondered why it sounded so much like the Polynesian word for a tribal priest, the kuhunah.”
“When one combines the biblical material in Kings, the Mesha Stele and the Ataruz Inscriptions, a fairly full picture comes to life” explained leading epigrapher Prof. Christopher Rollston.
This week, we’re looking at the revival of the Hebrew language. While the Bible and some religious texts were written in ancient Hebrew, it hadn’t been spoken in daily life for centuries.
“Christian translations are, sadly, often skewed by theological concerns. Here’s an example: in Psalm 126. The Christian translations all translate this in the past tense. This is just incorrect.