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The Synagogue at Capernaum

The synagogue at Capernaum is a mystery. Its Franciscan excavators date it to the fourth century, based on coins found underneath the flooring; (it was considered to be good luck to leave coins in the foundations of a building). Israeli s...

Posted on 25 February 2019, By Alex Stein
Ki Tisa

Most religions have a revelation at their heart – after all, a God that never communicates with us is not a particularly useful idea. But the Jewish story of revelation is unique and it has surely left its mark on our conception of God ...

Posted on 25 February 2019, By Daniel Oppenheimer
The Book of Job

The Book of Iyov (Job) is a story about a universal human struggle: the problem of undeserved suffering. Iyov is a non-Hebrew man from the Land of Uz, who is described as a good man with a good life. However, due to a cosmic game of chess...

Posted on 15 February 2019, By Natasha Mann