Ancient synagogue poetry describing the magic "sotah" ritual for women evoked common fears around demonic forces and women's sexuality, writes Dr. Laura S. Lieber.
Professor Benjamin Pollock brings together multiple philosophers' perspectives on love and the Divine to argue that our ideas about "true love" are deeply entwined with our sense of God and ourselves.
Menurkey, anyone? Rabbi Lauren Kurland considers the strange and wonderful calendar coincidence of Thanksgivukkah.
Can the number 40, a special number in Jewish tradition, serve as the timeframe for a meaningful Jewish transformation? A think-piece by Jamie Merriman-Cohen.
Sarah Stroup, UW Classics Professor, reflects on the human drive to explain our world with myths.
Prompted by his daughter's question, Professor Noam Pianko ponders issues of historical accuracy and the legacy of Spinoza.
Monks, mosaics, mosques: the landscape of Turkey is the backdrop for one student's meaningful encounters with different faith traditions.