Steven Nadler, a Spinoza expert at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, explains that the Bible's divine nature lies in its moral teachings.
Is heresy still a meaningful concept in American Judaism? Daniel Schwartz of The George Washington University argues that the discussions Spinoza inspires are more relevant than ever.
The debates among German Jewish philosophers during World War I reflect vastly different views on Jewish identity and national belonging.
This year's Jacobovitz Fellow, Oded Oron, studies the experiences of migrants in Israel and Washington state.
In Michael Rosenthal's view, modern liberal society both benefits and is challenged by the ideal of toleration promoted by Baruch Spinoza.
What years of interviewing Bosnian War refugees taught Professor Kathie Friedman, a sociologist in the Jackson School at the University of Washington.
Non-Muslims were accepted in the Ottoman Empire, but the tolerance policy for Jews had limits. Devin E. Naar suggests why tolerance is a double-edged idea.
Tolerance has meant inclusion and exclusion for Jews throughout history, writes Noam Pianko in this Introduction to our Fall Faculty Roundtable.