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Jewish Literacy

The 18 Must-Read Jewish Books

Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion

Jews are known as the "People of the Book" for good reason. The Torah, otherwise known as the Hebrew Bible, has inspired debate and sparked imaginatio...

The Essential Jewish Canon

Rabbi Adam Jacobs | Posted 11.20.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Adam Jacobs

What follows is the list of what I consider to be the most essential works (available in English) to engender or enhance Jewish literacy for the present generation.

Reviving Hebrew

Mira Sucharov | Posted 07.22.2011 | Religion
Mira Sucharov

There is much hand-wringing over Jewish continuity, but less attention paid to Jewish literacy. One factor that is especially neglected -- to our peril -- is the centrality of Hebrew language knowledge.