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Book of Exodus

WATCH: Colbert's Passover Questions For Jonathan Safran Foer

Posted 03.07.2012 | Religion

Translated by Nathan Englander, with commentaries by Lemony Snicket and Jeffrey Goldberg, the New American Haggadah sets itself apart from the 7,000 e...

Parshat Tetzaveh: A Nation Of Priests

Josh Fleet | Posted 05.01.2012 | Religion
Josh Fleet

And command the Children of Israel: Bring pure, clear, ready-to-light olive oil to ignite the lamp so that it may burn continually. Aaron and his sons should arrange it so that it will burn from night to morning.

Parshat Mishpatim: And These Are The Laws

Josh Fleet | Posted 02.08.2013 | Religion
Josh Fleet

And these are the laws you should set before the Children of Israel.

Parshat Yitro: The Children Of Israel Stared Up At The Mountain

Josh Fleet | Posted 04.10.2012 | Religion
Josh Fleet

Enter Jethro, the high priest of Midian, the father-in-law of Moses. He's heard all about God's kindness to the Israelites: the redemption from Egypt, the split sea, the war with Amalek, the manna and the water in the desert.

Parshat Shemot: In A Flame Of Fire Within

Josh Fleet | Posted 03.13.2012 | Religion
Josh Fleet

A new king arises in Egypt. This king does not know Joseph. All he sees is this nation before him, this foreign nation, more numerous than his own. And he is fearful.

PHOTOS: One Of America's Greatest Calligraphers Has Died

Posted 01.03.2012 | Books

A former art director at top advertising agency Young & Rubicam, Sam Fink was one of America's great calligraphers and illustrators. Born on May 2...

Passover Tells Us: Teach Your Children Well

Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks | Posted 06.17.2011 | Religion
Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks

The message of Passover remains as powerful as ever. Freedom is won not on the battlefield but in the classroom and the home.

What We Can Learn From Wandering In The Wilderness

Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

How does the Book of Deuteronomy end? In the wilderness, with the Israelites never reaching the Promised Land.

Test Your Knowledge of Literature's Greatest Bed Bug Infestations

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

In this short tale of mystery and imagination, a man is bitten by a strange gold bug, which leads to the discovery of a cryptograph revealing the location of Captain Kidd's treasure.