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Jewish Arts

Understanding the Art of Shavous

Jonathan Greenstein | Posted 06.15.2013 | Arts
Jonathan Greenstein

Over the centuries, there have been many different ways to decorate the Torah. Like all Judaica, there is no particular style of Jewish art. Jews adapted their decoration to whatever surrounding local style they were living in. Here are some examples.

New Play Investigates Why Baruch De Spinoza Matters

Stephen Spotswood | Posted 05.09.2012 | Religion
Stephen Spotswood

Spinoza espoused a secular state, where all religions were tolerated, but whose laws were based on a code of ethics independent of any one religion.