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The Jewish Heart is beating stronger than ever

No, we have not betrayed our mission: Yehudah, Tamar and a Hanukkah drama

The Jewish Heart is beating stronger than ever

The Bible at work: Ki Tavo - "So, tell me about yourself"

“My father was a fugitive Aramean"

The Bible at work: Ki Tavo - "So, tell me about yourself"

Utah school district bans the Bible

Teaching of the Bible to students below 9th grade banned following parent complaint accusing the Bible of being 'pornographic.'

Utah school district bans the Bible

The Druze girl who placed 2nd in the Jerusalem Bible competition

11-year-old Mira wanted to participate in the Bible competition to learn about the culture which surrounds her.

The Druze girl who placed 2nd in the Jerusalem Bible competition

10th century nearly complete Bible sells for $38.1 million

Oldest nearly complete Bible bought by Jewish museum in record auction.

10th century nearly complete Bible sells for $38.1 million

World’s oldest Hebrew Bible will be publicly displayed in NYC

Codex Sassoon, the world's oldest nearly-complete Hebrew Bible, can be viewed by appointment in NYC.

World’s oldest Hebrew Bible will be publicly displayed in NYC

Jewish governor will be sworn in with historic Bible

Holy book belonged to Jewish US army soldier who landed with infantry on Omaha Beach during D-Day.

Jewish governor will be sworn in with historic Bible

Genesis: The Book of Hope

This Shabbat, we read the last portion of the Book of Genesis. An overview of an underlying theme..

Genesis: The Book of Hope

Global Tanach Study Conference Goes Hybrid

Herzog College to offer live & virtual lectures to global audience.

Global Tanach Study Conference Goes Hybrid

Ramat Gan business fined for 'Shema Yisrael' sign

A store displaying a sign holding the famed Bible verse 'Hear, O Israel' was fined and ordered to remove it as a 'hazard to the public'.

Ramat Gan business fined for 'Shema Yisrael' sign

Progressive lawmaker: 'Bible is nothing but political theater'

Progressive Democrat Stacey Abrams pointed out that the Bible is 'just' political theater during a radio appearance.

Progressive lawmaker: 'Bible is nothing but political theater'

Rabbi prepares for long-lost Biblical ceremony

One rabbi shares his preparations for the Biblical ceremony of purity through a red heifer, mentioned in the Book of Numbers.

Rabbi prepares for long-lost Biblical ceremony

Bible teacher told class 'how to torture a Jew'

Mother of Tennessee middle-schooler complains after class on Bible as literature included Christian proselytizing and antisemitic comments.

Bible teacher told class 'how to torture a Jew'

Family reunited with heirloom Bible thought lost in Holocaust

'I realized miracles can happen, it's a new connection for my children and grandchildren,' says Susi Leiter, whose family received heirloom.

Family reunited with heirloom Bible thought lost in Holocaust

Bible hidden during Holocaust returned to Jewish family

19th century illustrations in Bible offered clue to its origins, put researchers on four-year quest to find descendants of original owners.

Bible hidden during Holocaust returned to Jewish family

Century-old Bible to be used in swearing-in ceremony

Israel's new President to be sworn in on a century-old Bible gifted to his grandmother.

Century-old Bible to be used in swearing-in ceremony

When did the Palestinian Arabs become the good guys?

It is noted that you quote the Bible frequently, Mr. Biden, so you know to whom the Promised Land was given. Op-ed.

When did the Palestinian Arabs become the good guys?

Deconstructing the Hallel: Methodology and meaning

Watch live, as Rabbi Yitzchak Twersky presents an analysis of the chapters of Hallel from Psalms and an understanding of the deeper meaning

Deconstructing the Hallel: Methodology and meaning

Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same 4 letters?

It is a Hebrew letter that cannot stand alone, and that very property and its meaning symbolizes unty.

Do you know a Hebrew word comprised of the same 4 letters?

America has finally decided the Bible is not illegal

America has finally decided the Bible is  not illegal

Kindness is the cure

What exactly led to the downfall of the people of Sodom? Where did they go wrong? Rabbi Yitzchak Botton provides insight.

Kindness is the cure

1,000-year-old Hebrew Bible goes on display in Washington

Museum of the Bible unveils 'Washington Pentateuch.'

1,000-year-old Hebrew Bible goes on display in Washington

'Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land' - The Hebrew Bible in the US

'Proclaim Liberty throughout the Land' - The Hebrew Bible in the US

Danny Danon's Bible speech goes viral

Danon presented the "four pillars" that link Jews to Israel and read a Bible chapter in Hebrew while wearing a kippah (skullcap).

Danny Danon's Bible speech goes viral

Yaakov and Eisav: The battle for a spiritual life

Rabbi Yitzchak Botton explains the significance for daily life of the rivalry between biblical twins Yaakov and Eisav.

Yaakov and Eisav: The battle for a spiritual life

Night visit to Patriarch Abraham's home

100 Jews visit Biblical site where Abraham lived, began Jewish tradition of morning prayers.

Night visit to Patriarch Abraham's home

Bringing Bible study into the digital age

Herzog College in Gush Etzion develops interactive app to teach Bible to youth on their smartphones.

Bringing Bible study into the digital age

Bible that Goering stole from Jew discovered

Book stolen by notorious Nazi leader from French Jew during World War II soon goes up for public auction.

Bible that Goering stole from Jew discovered

This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

Abravanel Bible survives Portuguese Inquisition by hiding from censors, is discovered years later in perfect condition.

This pristine 15th-century Hebrew Bible survived the Inquisition

IDF guides rename Temple Mount

IDF booklet claims Binding of Isaac occurred '4,000 years ago, behind the Western Wall.'

IDF guides rename Temple Mount

Putin hands Netanyahu historical Bible

Russian President Putin hands PM Netanyahu first-ever Bible printed with Rashi commentary; Netanyahu to place it in National Library.

Putin hands Netanyahu historical Bible

Trump and Israel haters get religion

Trump and Israel haters get religion

New in the White House: Bible Studies

New reports say current cabinet is one of the most spiritual in history, with weekly meetings for Bible studies.

New in the White House: Bible Studies

PM's wife: The Bible a favorite of myself and my family

PM's wife, Sara Netanyahu, told central Caucus to Encourage Bible Study conference of her relationship to the Book of Books.

PM's wife: The Bible a favorite of myself and my family

Kahlon: we don't need UNESCO's approval

Finance Minster says Bible proves Israel does not need approval of UNESCO, praises Jewish tradition.

Kahlon: we don't need UNESCO's approval

IDF Educator defames the Book of Esther

A lecturer in the IDF's education division gives a anti-religious diatribe against the Book of Esther.

IDF Educator defames the Book of Esther

Rare 1701 Bible for sale

Amsterdam Bible used for 'Goral Ha-Gra' up for auction.

Rare 1701 Bible for sale

Chabad creates colorful children's Bible

Children across Israel to receive copies at Lag Ba'Omer festivities.

Chabad creates colorful children's Bible

Russian slanders the Bible, faces jail time

Russian atheist may spend a year in jail for saying, 'there is no God, the Bible is a collection of Jewish legends.'

Russian slanders the Bible, faces jail time

Biblical sheep to return to their homeland

Israeli couple in Canada works to reestablish breed of sheep herded by Biblical patriarch Jacob in Israel.

Biblical sheep to return to their homeland

Jewish Law, Bible become part of German matriculation tests

The Jewish school in Berlin included Jewish Law and Bible as part of regular matriculation tests accepted by ministry of education.

Jewish Law, Bible become part of German matriculation tests

Jerusalem: Incredible archaeological find brings Bible to life

Archaeologists unearth seal of King Hezekiah of Judea near Temple Mount - shedding new, exciting light on the Bibilical narrative.

Jerusalem: Incredible archaeological find brings Bible to life

Special exhibit to show Jewish texts, oldest New Testament

British Museum to display 200 objects from Egypt's religious communities - including 11th-century texts from a Cairo synagogue.

Special exhibit to show Jewish texts, oldest New Testament

U.S. Chaplain Reprimanded for Quoting Religious Sources

Chaplain was issued punitive letter for providing faith-based solutions in depression seminar.

U.S. Chaplain Reprimanded for Quoting Religious Sources

Thousands in Herzog Academy Bible Study Days

Academics, rabbis offer five days of Tanach study, in annual event in Gush Etzion.

Thousands in Herzog Academy Bible Study Days

Temple Groups Practice Passover Sacrifice

Jewish groups prepare for the Third Temple with a sample sacrifice for Passover.

Temple Groups Practice Passover Sacrifice

Shilo Find May Show It was Sacked by Philistines

Evidence of destruction confirms conjecture that Shilo was destroyed after Even Ha'ezer war.

Shilo Find May Show It was Sacked by Philistines

Netanyahu Quotes Bible to Warn of Hamas Coup in Ramallah

Netanyahu quoted this week’s Torah reading -- “Now There Arose a New King Over Egypt” -- and warned of a Hamas takeover of Ramallah.

Netanyahu Quotes Bible to Warn of Hamas Coup in Ramallah

Rare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near Jerusalem

Archaeologists have discovered a rare cache of artifacts, testimony of a ritual cult before the Jewish kingdom abolished them.

Rare Find of Temple Era Artifacts near Jerusalem

Dead Sea Scrolls Online Library Launched

Israel Antiquities Authority and Google launch the Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library website.

Dead Sea Scrolls Online Library Launched

Romney Takes Lead in First-Ever Biblical Promise Election

Average of four polls gives Republican two-point lead. The U.S. is voting on a Biblical view of history and destiny.

Romney Takes Lead in First-Ever Biblical Promise Election

Video: What Really Happened 5773 Years Ago?

Rosh Hashannah often is mistakenly considered the birthday of the Creation of the world, which actually started six days earlier.

Video: What Really Happened 5773 Years Ago?

Ben-Ari Criticized for Ripping Christian Bible

The Anti-Defamation League slams MK who ripped pages from Christian Bible sent to his Knesset office.

Ben-Ari Criticized for Ripping Christian Bible

Israel Launches ‘Bible-Birthright’ Program

The Bible Lands Museum is launching on Wednesday a new tour created for Birthright that shows the Bible as Israel’s true birthright.

Israel Launches ‘Bible-Birthright’ Program

Evidence of Canaanite Jewish Rituals in Reign of King David

An archaeologist finds spectacular evidence confirming the reign of King David and that non-Jews believed in one Creator.

Evidence of Canaanite Jewish Rituals in Reign of King David

Israeli 'Big Brother' Sued Over Insult to Bible

A Jerusalem court will hear complaints by 2 Israelis who were insulted by a desecration of the Bible on the 'Big Brother' TV Show

Israeli 'Big Brother' Sued Over Insult to Bible

Canada: Holy Books Used for Cigarettes

Canadian journalist reports: prisoners used Bible to roll cigarettes, hide weapons.

Canada: Holy Books Used for Cigarettes

Biblical Story of Moses Adapted into Facebook Game

The Biblical life of Moses now is in a Facebook game, which may cause shudders to traditionalists but could help the uninformed.

Biblical Story of Moses Adapted into Facebook Game

Peres to Mourners of Slain Rabbi: Remember ‘Thou Shalt not Kill’

Remember “Thou Shalt not Kill,” President Shimon Peres said at the mourning house for slain Rabbi Elazar Abuhatzeira.

Peres to Mourners of Slain Rabbi: Remember ‘Thou Shalt not Kill’

Biblical Jewish Roots Irrelevant, Says PA Activist

The Bible is an “ancient holy book” that is irrelevant in the Palestinian Authority aim for all of Judea and Samaria, a PA activist says.

Biblical Jewish Roots Irrelevant, Says PA Activist