Subject Index


AARON

Why was Aaron Punished XVIII 44

The Genealogy of Moses and Aaron XXXI (3) 190

 

ABEL

The Story of Creation: Part 4: Cain and Abel XII 15

Cain and Abel XVII 40

The Abel Syndrome XX 111

The Cain and Abel Narratives: Its Problems and Lessons XXXII (2) 122

Four Homicides: How These Were Judged by the Bible and a Speculation as to the Basis for Judgement XXXIV (4) 247

 

ABIGAIL

Nabal and Abigail VIII 78

 

ABIHU 

The True Sin of Nadav and Abihu XXVI (4) 263

Acharei Mot and the Strange Fire XXXIV (1) 51

Alcohol and the Fate of Nadab and Abihu: A Biblical Cautionary Tale Against Inebriation 41:4 219

 

ABIMELECH

The Positive and Negative Traits of Gideon as Reflected in his Sons Jotham and Abimelech XXXIV (3) 159

 

ABISHAG

Abishag the Shunammite IX 78

 

ABRAHAM

The Jerusalem Streets Abraham Walked On VI 35

Some Psychological Insights into the Life of Abraham VII 65

The Trials of Abraham VIII 127

Abraham and Atlantis XI 189

Rebecca's Encounter with Abraham's Servant XIV 124

Abraham's Great Sin - A Re-evaluation XV 186

Five Questions of Abraham XV 244

Abraham Plants the Flag XVI 86

The Testing of Abraham XVII 237

God, Abraham, Moses: A comparison of Key Questions XIX 250

The Meaning of Abraham's Test: A Reexamination of the Akedah XIX 3

Look Unto Abraham Your Father (Isaiah 51:2) XX 262

Abraham's Trials: Tests of Strength or Learning Experiences XXVIII (2) 73

The Education of Abraham: The Encounter Between Abraham and God Over the Fate of Sodom and Gomorrah XXVIII (2) 80

"And Abraham Stood Yet Before the Lord" XXIX (2) 103

Displacement in the Matriarchal Home: A Psychological Study of the Abraham-Sarah Marriage XXX (2) 90

The Mission of Abraham: Genesis 18:17-22:19 XXX (3) 155

Ishmael, Son of Abraham XXX (4) 253

Abraham's Ten Trials and a Biblical Numerical Notation XXXI (2) 73

Did Abram Wage a Just War? XXXI (3) 167

The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob XXXII (2) 91

Comment on "The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob" XXXIII (1) 61

Abraham's Hospitality XXXIV (3) 168

Abraham and Balaam: A Biblical Contrast XXXV (1) 28

Abraham's Moment of Decision: According to Levinas and Rembrandt XXXV (1) 56

Chaos or Chiasm? The Structure of Abraham's Life XXXV (2) 109

"But Abraham Stood Yet Before the Lord" XXXVI (1) 12

The Covenant Between the Parts XXXVI (4) 231

And He Called by the Name of the Lord 42:1 8

 

ABSALOM

Absalom's Revolt VI 118

Absalom's Story - Drama and Tragedy XI 1

 

ACCENTUATION

Accentuation: A Tool for Interpreting the Text of the Hebrew Bible XXXIII (3) 174

 

ACHAN

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

 

ACROSTIC

Nahum 1: Acrostic and Authorship XXXIV (2) 97

 

ADAM

Adam's Rib VII 75

Adam's Conquest XII 182

Adam's Missing Years: Evolution of a Legend XVI 149

Adam 1 and Adam 2  XVI 192

Adam's Sin XVII 71

Was Adam's Action "Disobedience"? (Its Corollary - Responsible Freedom) XXXII (3) 171

The Legacy of Two Adams XXXIII (1) 3

Adam: Created in the Image and Likeness of God XXXIX (3) 181


AGES

The Ages of the Personalities in Genesis XXXIX (4) 258


AGGADA

Aggadah in Bible Study XII 39

Bible and Aggada: The Imaginative Text; How Aggada Expands Biblical Personality XIII 188

Solomon and Sheba - Aggadic Roots of the Koran Story XVIII 172

 

AGONISTES

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

 

AHASUERUS

Ahasuerus is the Villain XVIII 187

Reply to: Ahasuerus is the Villain XIX 34

 

AHAB

Ahab - A Poor Character II (4) 46

Two Sinners XXV (2) 108

Hopping Between Two Opinions: Understanding the Biblical Portrait of Ahab XXXV (1) 3

A Lost Battle of King Ahab Rediscovered 41:1 3


AHITOPHEL

Ahitophel of Gilo: Two Literary Portraits XVI 227

 

AI

The Location of Ai XVII 153

 

AKARAH

A New Interpretation of Akarah...Ein Lah Valad (Gen. 11:30) Based on the Talmud: "Unattached Follicle" 40:4 265

 

AKEDAH

The Sacrifice of Isaac Theme in Yiddish Literature IV 1

Testing God: A Midrash on the Akeda VIII 98

Akedah: The Binding of Isaac XIV 112

The Akeda - A Test of God XV 19

Isaac Tells the Akeda Story XVI 116

The Meaning of Abraham's Test: A Reexamination of the Akedah XIX 3

Saving the Akedah From the Philosophers XXVII (3) 167

The Akedah: Machloket L'Shem Shamayim XXVIII (1) 56

The Akedah: Machloket L'Shem Shamayim Sofa L'Hitkayeim XXIX (2) 118

Darshanut: The Forgotten Figure at the Akedah XXXI (3) 201

The Akedah Test: What Passes and What Fails XXXII (4) 251

Abraham's Moment of Decision: According to Levinas and Rembrandt XXXV (1) 56

Sacrificing Isaac: A New Interpretation XXXV (3) 173

Isaac Betrayed and Triumphant XXXVIII (3) 166 

Peril and Deliverance and the Akedah-Sinai Narrative Structure 40:4 247

Why Isaac Wasn't Permitted to Resist at the Akedah: Legal Requirement to Obey the Command of a Prophet 42:2 131

 

AKH

The Meanings of Akh XXXIII (2) 100 

 

ALBINISM

Albinism and Genetics in the Bible XXXI (1) 57

 

ALCOHOL

Alcohol and the Fate of Nadab and Abihu: A Biblical Cautionary Tale Against Inebriation 41:4 219

 

ALIENS

Aliens and Israelites: Part 1  IX 196

Aliens and Israelites: Part 2  X 118

Aliens and Israelites: The Age of Return XI 35

Aliens and Israelites: Under Ezra and Nehemia XI 245

Israelites and Aliens: The Period of Proselytizing XIII 220

Israelites and Aliens: The Story of Joseph and Assenath XIV 237

 

ALLEGORY

The Duality of Man: A Study in Talmudic Allegorical Interpretations XXXVI (2) 102

 

ALPHABET

And the Writing Was the Writing of God XXV (1) 3

 

ALTAR

Altars and Tables in the Bible XIII 35

Numerical Symbolism in the Dedication of the Altar XXXVIII (1) 52

 

AMALEK

The Sin of Amalek in Bible and Midrash XI 77

Ki Yad Al Kes Kah XIV 56

In the Shadow of Amalek XVII 44

Remembering Amalek Twice XXXVI (4) 251

 

AMBIGUITIES 

A Slip of the Reader and Not the Reed: Part I XXVI (1) 12

A Slip of the Reader and Not the Reed: Part II XXVI (2) 93

Ambiguities of the Eagle XXVI (2) 85

A Theological Reason for Ambiguity XXVIII (4) 245

A Midrashic View of Ruth Amidst a Sea of Ambiguity XXXIII (2) 91

 

AMEN

Amen and Hallelujah: Their Development as Liturgical Responses XIII 93

 

AMMON

Abstracts of Beth Mikra: The Curse Hanging on Ammon and Moab XI 261

 

AMOS

Amos and Hosea: Two Directions in Israel's Prophecy V 101

Amos, Prophet and Worldly Man X 183

Amos XXVII (1) 20

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 1 XXIX (1) 18

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 2 XXIX (2) 87

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 3 XXIX (3) 171

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 4 XXIX (4) 232

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 5 XXX (1) 51

Amos 5:24: Prophetic, Chastising, Surprising, Poetic XXX (4) 227

Amos the Prophet: A Meditation on the Richness of "Justice" XXXVI (1) 15

 

ANAT

Is the "Queen of Heaven" in Jeremiah the Goddess Anat? XXXII (1) 55

 

ANGELS

Struggling With Angels and Men XXXI (2) 126

Meeting an Angel XXXV (4) 269

The Hidden Mission of Biblical Angels XXXVIII (1) 21

Who Wrestled with Jacob? XXXVIII (2) 119

The Destroying Angel 42:4 255


ANGER

Divine and Human Anger and Grace: Scroll of Esther and Exodus 32-34 40:3 151

 

ANIMALS IN THE BIBLE

The Ass in the Bible XIII 43

The Ant in the Bible and Midrash XIII 179

The Bee in the Bible and Midrash XIII 246

Birds in Bible and Midrash XIV 45

The Camel in the Bible and Talmud XIV 108

The Cock and the Hen in Bible and Midrash XIV 187

Canines in Bible and Midrash XV 114

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

The Eagle in Bible and Midrash XV 260

Fish in Bible and Midrash XVI 46

The Fox in Bible and Midrash XVI 112

The Goat in Bible and Midrash XVI 197

The Hart and Hind in Bible and Midrash XVI 271

Balaam and His Talking Donkey XXXIV (2) 83

 

ANSWER

Know What to Answer: Part 1  XIV 257

Know What to Answer: Part 2  XV 49

Know What to Answer: Part 3  XV 123

 

ANT

The Ant in the Bible and Midrash XIII 179

 

ANTONYM

An Anomalous Antonym XXVII (1) 58

 

ANTWERP

The Antwerp Polyglot Bible (1568-1573) A Triumph of Hebraism X 74

 

ARCHAEOLOGY

The Lachish Letters I (4) 23

Book Review: Archeology of the Bible Book by Book by G. Cornfeld VII 43

The Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua: Military and Archaeological Aspects XIII 141

The Layout of Decalogue on the Tablets and Archaeology XV 177

New Findings in Archeology XVII 51

Archaeology and the Bible XVII 201

Archeological Research in the Period of the Monarchy XVII 265

Excavating the Cardo and the Ophel XVIII 117

The Tel Dan Excavation XVIII 190

Archeology and the Bible XX 57

An Update on the Dead Sea Scrolls XX 187

A Dead Sea Psalm XXV (1) 57

Royal Building Projects and the Ethics of Royalty XXV (3) 201

Archaeology and the Bible XXVIII (1) 45

Armageddon: Raging Battle for Bible History XXIX (4) 226

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 2 XXX (3) 171

Violence and Holiness in Biblical Dan XXXI (1) 27

Military and Archeological Aspects of the Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua XXXII (1) 7

Minimalism: The Debate Continues Part 1 XXXII (3) 143

Minimalism: The Debate Continues Part 2 XXXII (4) 211

On and Off the Beaten Track in Tel Azeka XXXIV (1) 55

 

ARK

The Saga of the Ark XXVIII (1) 28

The Gold of the Ark XXXIII (4) 253

The Weight of the Ark of the Covenant XXXV (2) 115

The Disappearance of the Ark of the Covenant 40:3 174

 

ASENATH

Lady Asenath VII 51

Israelites and Aliens: The Story of Joseph and Assenath XIV 237

 

ASON (Tragedy)

Ason: A Fate Worse Than Death XX 195

 

ASS

The Ass in the Bible XIII 43

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 1  XVI 18

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 2 XVI 104

Balaam and His Talking Donkey XXXIV (2) 83

 

ASSASSINATION

The Triple Tragedy of the Gedaliah Assassination 42:4 247

 

ASSIMILATION

Darshanut: The Price of Assimilation XXIX (1) 63

Ezra's Radical Solution to Judean Assimilation 40 (2) 93

 

ATHALIAH

Queen Athaliah: The Daughter of Ahab or Omri? 42:1 11

 

ATLANTIS

Abraham and Atlantis XI 189

 

AUTHORITY

Gods, Tents and Authority: A Study of Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 XIX 230

Metzoraat Kashaleg: Leprosy: Challenges to Authority in the Bible XXI 41

The Parable of Jotham: The Question of Authority in Judaism XXX (4) 247

 

BABYLON

At the Rivers of Babylon III (3) 13

The Babylonian Captivity VII 108

Sacrificial Cult Among the Exiles in Egypt but not Babylon: Why? IX 61

The Tower of Babel X 35

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

The Babylonian Poem Enuma Elish and Genesis Chapter One XII 55

The Tower of Babel Revisited XXII (4) 272

The Tower of Babel: God's Towering Pride XXVII (2) 89

The City of Babel and its Tower 40:3 171

 

BALAAM

Balaam the Magician VIII 31

Balaam - An Unauthentic Prophet IX 89

Balaam's Mission - Failure or Success XVII 112

Balaam: Did God Change His Mind? XX 159

When God's Will Can and Cannot be Altered: The Relationship Between the Balaam Narrative and I Kings 13 XXXIII (1) 31

Balaam and His Talking Donkey XXXIV (2) 83

Abraham and Balaam: A Biblical Contrast XXXV (1) 28

Balaam is Laban XXXV (4) 222

Balaam, Shakespeare, Shylock XXXV (4) 231

"Moses Wrote His Book and the Portion of Balaam" (TB Bava Batra 14b) 41:3 193

The Psychology of Balaam 41:4 227

The Meaning of And He Went Shefi (Numbers 23:3) 41:4 262

 

BALAK

King Balak: Happy Endings XXV (1) 54

 

BARUCH BEN-NERIAH

Baruch Ben-Neriah: The Man Who Was Not a Prophet XXV (3) 150

 

BATHSHEBA

David and Bathsheba: Part 1 V 24

David and Bathsheba: Part 2 V 85

David and Bathsheba: Part 3 V 134

 

BDELLIUM

Bdellium XXI 121

 

BEAUTY

The Biblical Concept of Beauty XXX (4) 211

Beauty in the Bible XXXI (4) 249

 

BEE

The Bee in the Bible and Midrash XIII 246

 

BEER-HOFFMAN

Reflections: Beer-Hoffman's Image of Ruth XIX 226

 

BEHEMOTH

Is Behemoth Also Jewish XIV 220

 

BEING

The Mystery of Being XIV 247

 

BELSHAZZAR

Belshazzars Folly VII 119

 

BENJAMIN

The Obstetrical Complication of Benjamin's Birth: The Cause of Rachel's Death XIII 88

Obstetrical and Lexicographical Complications: The Birth of Benjamin and Death of Rachel XXVII (1) 15

 

BETH MIKRA ABSTRACTS

Abstracts of Beth Mikra: The Curse Hanging on Ammon and Moab XI 261

Abstracts of Beth Mikra: Book Reviews XII 178

Abstracts from Beth Mikra XIV 127

 

BIBLE

Back to the Bible I (1) 12

The Bible Readers' Union and the World Jewish Bible Society I (1) 15

The Bible Exhibit I (3) 42

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 1   I (4) 1

Bible: The Concomitant of Human Growth II (1) 1

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 2   II (1) 17

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 3   II (2) 25

The Bible of My Youthful Days III (3) 19

Bible Translations and Mistranslations VII 44

Bible Mistranslations: Supplementary Note VIII 49

The Antwerp Polyglot Bible (1568-1573) A Triumph of Hebraism X 74

Aggadah in Bible Study XII 39

Matriarchal Influence in the Bible: A Medical-Psychological Study XIII 81

The Ant in the Bible and Midrash XIII 179

Bible and Aggada: The Imaginative Text; How Aggada Expands Biblical Personality XIII 188

The Bee in the Bible and Midrash XIII 246

Birds in Bible and Midrash XIV 45

The Camel in the Bible and Talmud XIV 108

Bible Trivia - Introduction XIV 126

The Cock and the Hen in Bible and Midrash XIV 187

Bible Trivia - The Tetragrammaton XIV 195

Revisionist Intellectual History and the Bible XIV 201

Bible Trivia - The Number Seven   XV 56

Canines in Bible and Midrash XV 114

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

Bible Trivia - Vavei Ha'amudim XV 198

Bible Trivia - Soferim Scribes Counters XV 248

The Eagle in Bible and Midrash XV 260

Maimonides' Approach to the Bible XV 289

Fish in Bible and Midrash XVI 46

The Fox in Bible and Midrash XVI 112

Bible Trivia: The First Bible Translation XVI 121

The Goat in Bible and Midrash XVI 197

The Hart and Hind in Bible and Midrash XVI 271

Archaeology and the Bible XVII 201

Archeology and the Bible XX 57

Editorial: The Bible Protests XXI 1

The Bible Lands Museum XXI 129

Bible Translations, How Reliable  XXI 189

The Bible - A Traditionalist View XXI 213

The Bible: A Secular-Humanist View XXI 218

Transportation in the Bible XXV (1) 39

God and Man in Biblical Action XXVI (1) 34

Biblical Metaphor and the Dynamics of Jewish Demography: A Modern Midrash XXVIII (4) 222 

Decalogue or Dodecalogue? XXVIII (4) 233

Ecology in the Bible XXVIII (4) 260

 

BIBLE CONTEST

Fourth International Bible Contest for Adults IX 208

Spotlight on the Diaspora Winners of the International Bible Contest for Youth XVIII 51

Bible Contest for Youth: Veteran Immigrant from U.S. Wins XIX 55

The Annual International Bible Contest XX 61

Annual Bible Contest XXI 55

32nd International Bible Contest for Youth, 5755 XXIII 202

33rd International Bible Contest for Youth, 5756 XXIV 201

34th International Bible Contest for Youth XXV (4) 27

36th International Bible Contest for Youth XXVII (3) 202

37th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXVII (4) 271

38th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXIX (4) 272

39th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXX (4) 272

40th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXI (4) 272

41th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXII (3) 202

42nd International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXIII (4) 272

43rd International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXIV (4) 271

44th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXV (4) 271

45th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXVI (4) 266

46th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXVII (3) 203

47th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXVIII (3) 204

The 2010 Adult Bible Contest: The First in 30 Years XXXIX (2) 131

48th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth XXXIX (4) 271

The 49th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth 40:4 268

The 50th International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth 41:4 266

The Third Adult Bible Contest 2013 42:3 192

The 51st International Bible Contest for Jewish Youth 5774 42:4 270

 

BIBLE IN LITERATURE

King Saul in World Literature I (2) 1

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

The Sacrifice of Isaac Theme in Yiddish Literature IV 1

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

Rehabilitation of Lilith V 66

Jabotinsky's Samson VI 74

Jephthah's Literary Vogue VI 126

Princess Hagar VIII 114

Solomon's Humiliation IX 11

William Blake and Biblical Imagery XII 260

Biblical Motifs in the Poetical Works of Chaim N. Bialik XIII 258

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

King Solomon's Wives: As Envisioned by David Pinski XVIII 19

Beer-Hoffman's Image of Ruth XIX 226

Abraham Cowley and the David Story XIX 265

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 1: Saul and Others XXXVII (1) 24

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80

Koheleth and Goethe's Faust XXXVII (2) 103

 

BIBLE STUDY GROUP

The President's Bible Study Group XXV (1) 53

 

BIBLICAL CRITICISM

Recent Trends in Biblical Source Criticism XXXV (3) 182

 

BIRDS

Birds in Bible and Midrash XIV 45

The Bird's Nest Mitzvah: A Personal Aggadic Interpretation XXVI (2) 127

 

BIRTH

The Obstetrical Complication of Benjamin's Birth: The Cause of Rachel's Death XIII 88

 

BIRTHDAY

Greetings to Ben Gurion on his 86th Birthday I (2) 29

 

BIRTHRIGHT

The Selling of the Birthright: Making Sense of a Perplexing Episode XIX 100

The Deceiver Deceived: Rereading Genesis 27 XXXIX (1) 46

 

BLESSING

Was Simon Not Included in Moses' Blessing IV 51

The Confirmation of Noah's Blessing: An Interpretation of Genesis 8:21-9:11 IX 144

Isaac's Blessing - Who was Deceived XVII 185

Jacob's Blessing for Dan XXX (2) 107

Interpreting B-R-KH in Genesis 47 XXXVII (3) 175

 

BLINDNESS

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

 

BLOOD

The Blood Covenant in the Bible VI 94

The Blood of Naboth XX 241

The Bridegroom of Blood XXI 94

The Blood of Life: The Hatat Offering and September 11, 2001 XXXIII (1) 47

Hatan Damim - The Bridegroom of Blood XXXIII (2) 120

Blood Feud XXXVI (4) 261

Spirit is Thicker Than Blood XXXVII (1) 53

The "Bloody Bridegroom" in Light of the Joseph Narrative 41:2 113

 

BLUE CORD

The Tassel and the Blue Cord XXI 99

The Missing Thread of Blue XXXI (4) 245

The Mystery, Meaning and Disappearance of the Tekhelet XXXIX (2) 108

On Concealing Tekhelet and Revealing the Shekhinah 41:1 44

 

BONES

What Happened to Uzziah's Bones? (II Kings 15) I (2) 5

The Vision of the Dry Bones Depicted in the Wall Drawings of the Synagogue in Dura Europos  II (1) 10

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Book Review: Biblical Reflections I (1) 29

Book Review: Ben Gurion Looks at the Bible  I (3) 38

Book Review: Sabbath Chapters of Talmud by Rabbi B. Elizer-Epstein I (4) 40

Book Review: Commentary on Song of Songs by Eliezer Levinger I (4) 42

Book Review: A Time for Loving by Herbert Tarr II (3) 46

Book Review: The Bible in Israeli Education by J. Schoneveld  VI 103

Book Review: Torah for the Family by Kaztoff and Lipis VI 208

Book Review: Archeology of the Bible Book by Book by G. Cornfeld VII 43

Book Review: Talks on Scripture: The Latter Prophets by B. Zvieli VIII 101

Book Review: The Seven Days of the Beginning by Eli Munk IX 211

Book Review: Tablet XI of The Gilgamesh Epic and the Biblical Flood Story by I. Rappaport X 262

Book Review: The Hebrew Word Shem and Its Original Meaning by I. Rapaport XI 131

Book Review: The Exile of the Word: From the Silence of the Bible to the Silence of Auschwitz by Andre Neher XI 199

Book Review: Lillith's Daughters: Women and Religion in Contemporary Fiction by BH Rigney XII 54

Book Review: In Light of Genesis by PW Hadas XII 55

Book Review: The Encyclopedia Biblica (Vol. 1-8)  XII 130

Abstracts of Beth Mikra: Book Reviews XII 178

Book Review: The Mark of Cain by R. Mellinkoff XII 194

Book Review: The Torah - A Modern Commentary by W. Gunther Plaut XII 258

Book Review: Biblical Themes in World Literature by Sol Liptzin XIII 128

Book Review: Lev Avot: The Essence of Ethics of the Fathers by S.P. Toperoff XIII 201

Book Review: Studies in the Period of David and Solomon and Other Essays by T. Ishida XIV 51

Book Review: Creation in the Old Testament by Bernard W. Anderson XIV 115

Book Review: The Hebrew Bible and its Modern lnterpreters by D.A. Knight and G.M. Tucker XIV 192

Book Review: Ancient Judaism, Biblical Criticism, From Max Weber to the Present by I. Zeitlin XIV 254

Book Review: Jerusalem by F.F. Peters XV 53

Book Review: Identity and Ethos: A Festschrift for Sol Liptzin XV 264

Book Review: Recipes for Better Living by Morris Mandel and Chaim Lipschitz XVI 45

Book Review: Tanakh, A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures, JPS XVI 119

Book Review: Jephthah and His Vow by David Marcus XVI 201

Book Review: The Book of Job: A Commentary by  N. C. Habel XVII 53

Book Review: The Book of Job by  S. Mitchell XVII 53

Book Review: Eschatology in the Old Testament by D. Gowan XVII 197

Book Review: Sefer Ha-aggadah: Bialik & Rawnitzki Selected and translated by Chaim Pearl XVII 260

Book Review: The Epic of the Patriarch by R. Hendel XVII 261

Book Review: Rashi by Chaim Pearl XVIII 48

Book Review: Gevuroth Haromah XVIII 120

Book Review: Lexicon Der Biblischen Personen by Martin Bocian XIX 40

Book Review: Mac Bible Version 2.0 XIX 42

Book Review: A Rabbi's Bible by  Jonathan Magonet XX 126

Book Review: Haim Gevaryahu Memorial Volume XX 274

Book Review: Canon and Creativity: Modern Writing and the Authority of Scripture XXXI (4) 266

Book Review: Learning to Read Midrash XXXIII (3) 200

Book Review: Esther, Ruth, Jonah Deciphered XXXIV (1) 59

Book Review: Threads From a Coat of Many Colors: Poems on Genesis XXXIV (3) 198

The Da'at Mikra Commentary Series: Between Tradition and Criticism XXXIV (4) 226

Book Review: Understanding the Hebrew Bible XXXV (2) 132

Book Review: Masters of the Word: Traditional Jewish Bible Commentary From the First Through Tenth Centuries XXXVI (2) 127

Book Review: Masters of the Word: Volume II XXXVIII (1) 62

Book Review: The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition XXXVIII (2) 127

Book Review: The Dawn of Redemption: What the Books of Ruth and Yona Teach About Alienation, Despair and Return XXXVIII (4) 261

Book Review: Etz Hayim: Torah and Commentary XXXVIII (4) 265

Book Review: The Torah: A Women's Commentary XXXIX (2) 125

Book Review: Jacob's Family Dynamics XXXIX (3) 200

Book Review: Redeeming Relevance in the Book of Exodus: Explorations in Text and Meaning XXXIX (4) 268

Book Review: How to Read the Bible: A Guide to Scripture, Then and Now 40:3 193

Book Review: JPS Guide: The Jewish Bible 40:4 270

Book Review: The Invention of Monotheist Ethics: Exploring the Book of Samuel 41:1 58

Book Review: JPS Bible Commentary Ruth 41:4 270

Book Review: Onkelos on the Torah: Understanding the Bible 42:1 54

Book Review: JPS Bible Commentary: Jonah 42:1 61

Book Review: A Journey Through Torah: A Critique of the Documentary Hypothesis 42:2 133

Book Review: The Composition of the Pentateuch: Renewing the Documentary Hypothesis 42:3 193

Book Review: A New English Translation of the Septuagint 42:3 199

New Books Briefly Noted 42:3 201

 

BRAMBLE

Bulrush and Bramble XIX 170

 

BRICKS

Tiles and Bricks in Biblical Poetry XV 160

 

BRIDEGROOM

The Bridegroom of Blood XXI 94

Hatan Damim - The Bridegroom of Blood XXXIII (2) 120

 

BROTHERHOOD

Fraternal Strife in the Bible XXXVI (2) 108

Spirit is Thicker Than Blood XXXVII (1) 53

My Brother's Keeper XXXVIII (3) 202

 

BUILDING

Building in Biblical Times VI 1

 

BULRUSH

Bulrush and Bramble XIX 170

 

BURNING BUSH

The Evolving Symbolism of the Burning Bush VIII 185

Moses and the Burning Bush IV 159

And the Bush Was Not Consumed XXXI (4) 219

 

BUTLER

A Calculated Risk: A Speculative Excursion Into the Mind of Pharaoh's Butler XXVII (4) 265

 

BYRON

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 1: Saul and Others XXXVII (1) 24

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80

 

CAIN

Cain, The Anti-Establishment Hero VI 27

The Story of Creation: Part 4: Cain and Abel XII 15

Redeeming Cain: A Comparative Literary Reading of Genesis XIII 199

Cain and Abel XVII 40

The Punishment of Cain: A Reflection in Midrashic Style XVIII 45

The Messages of Chapter 4 of Genesis XXXI (3) 197

The Cain and Abel Narratives: Its Problems and Lessons XXXII (2) 122

Four Homicides: How These Were Judged by the Bible and a Speculation as to the Basis for Judgement XXXIV (4) 247

My Brother's Keeper XXXVIII (3) 202

 

CALENDAR

The Computation of the New Moon V 56

The Biblical Beginning of the Jewish Calendar XX 182

The Jewish Calendar XXIX (3) 193

Calendar Notations in the Prophets XXIX (4) 255

The Mosaic of Time XXXI (4) 226

When Does the Day Begin? XXXVI (2) 81

 

CALF, GOLDEN

The Golden Calf in Exodus 32: A Foundry Engineer's Interpretation VIII 181

The Golden Calf and Ra XXXI (1) 43

The Golden Calves: What Happened? XXXVII (4) 250

 

CAMEL

The Camel in the Bible and Talmud XIV 108

 

CANAAN

Jacob's Return to Canaan IV 121

The Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua: Military and Archaeological Aspects XIII 141

Military and Archeological Aspects of the Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua XXXII (1) 7

Hot Pursuit Into Canaan XXXVIII (4) 247

 

CANINES

Canines in Bible and Midrash XV 114

 

CAPTAIN

Joab, Captain of the Host V 159

 

CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

Thoughts on the Death Penalty: From the Written Law to the Oral Law 42:3 173

 

CAPTIVE

The Babylonian Captivity VII 108

She Shall Mourn XXXII (3) 198

 

CAPTURED

How David Captured Jerusalem XV 43

 

CARDO

Excavating the Cardo and the Ophel XVIII 117

 

CEDAR

Said the Thistle to the Cedar (II Kings 14) I (2) 12

 

CENSUS

Are Most Jews B'nai-Judah? XXXII (3) 158

David's Sin: Counting the People 41:1 53

 

CHAPTER

The Book of Joshua: Chapters 23-24: Part One III (2) 2

The Book of Joshua: Chapters 23-24: Part Two III (2) 15

Irony in I Samuel (Chapters 8-15) VI 17

Was Jonathan Guilty: A Study of I Samuel Chapter 14   VII 153

The Story of Creation: Part 2: Genesis Chapter Two  X 187

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter One XI 159

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Two XI 234

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Three XII 45

The Babylonian Poem Enuma Elish and Genesis Chapter One XII 55

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapters Four and Five XII 115

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Six XII 173

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Seven XII 253

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter Eight XIII 53

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter Nine XIII 117

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter Ten XIII 194

A Guide to Isaiah Chapters 11-12 XIII 268

The Symbolic Acts of Ezekiel (Chapters 3-5) XIX 120

Citing Chapter and Verse XX 234

 

CHARISMA

Three Charismatic Judges and Their Strategies IV 8

Moses and Samuel: Israel's Era of Charismatic Leadership XXX (4) 257

 

CHIASM

Chaos or Chiasm? The Structure of Abraham's Life XXXV (2) 109

 

CHILD

A Missing Hexateuchal Narrative Concerning Child Sacrifice XV 38

The Illegitimate Child (Mamzer) in Jewish Law XVIII 6

 

CHOSEN PEOPLE

The Problem of the Chosen People XVIII 165

 

CHRISTIAN

The Jewish and Christian Covenants and the Holocaust XVII 97

Isaiah 7:14B in New Major Christian Bible Translations 41:3 175

 

CHRONICLES

The Book of Chronicles: Its History and Purpose XVII 190

Chronicles: The Neglected Books of the Bible XXXVII (2) 113

Worship and Four Kings in Chronicles XXXIX (2) 118

Chronicles: The Neglected Books of the Bible: Part II 40 (1) 35

Chronicles' Levitical Covenant 42:4 229

 

CHRONOLOGY

Chronology of Ancient Hebrew History XX 164

Chronology in the Book of Judges XXI 31

Dating the Exodus: A New Perspective XXIII (1) 44

Was Bishop Ussher's Chronology Influenced by a Midrash? XXXI (3) 195

Biblical Reiteration: Expansion and Chronology XXXII (1) 20

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 1 XXXIV (3) 173

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 2 XXXIV (4) 252

"There is no Chronological Order in the Torah": An Axiom for Understanding the Book of Joshua XXXVI (1) 3

When Does the Day Begin? XXXVI (2) 81

The Length of the Rule of Joshua and the Periods of Subjugation in the Book of Judges 41:1 32

 

CIRCUMCISION

The Circumcision Performed by Zipporah XXXV (4) 255

Phineas, Elijah and Circumcision 41:1 14

 

CITY

Heart of Israel - City of Man II (3) 5

Holy Cities in the Land of Ephraim Revisited VII 187

From the City of David to Jerusalem XIV 175

City of David XVIII 260

 

CIVILIZATION

The Messages of Chapter 4 of Genesis XXXI (3) 197

 

CLASSROOM QUESTIONS

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 1  XVI 18

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 2 XVI 104

 

CLOTHING 

Beged or Simlah: Is There a Difference? XXXII (4) 266

Kotonot Or (Genesis 3:21): Skin, Leather, Light, or Blind? 40 (2) 116

 

COCK

The Cock and the Hen in Bible and Midrash XIV 187

 

CODES

Mathematical Codes in the Torah XXVII (2) 119

 

COMMANDMENT

The Third Commandment XXI 24

Wherefore Mitzvot, the Divine Commandments? XXXII (2) 108

Ten Terms in the Torah: For Teachings, Commandments and Laws XXXIII (2) 113

The Ten Commandments as Positive Affirmations XXXVIII (1) 32

 

COMMONER

King and Commoner in Proverbs and Near Eastern Sources X 210

 

COMMUNICATION

Communication Problems XVI 245

 

COMPARATIVE

Redeeming Cain: A Comparative Literary Reading of Genesis XIII 199

 

COMPUTATION

The Computation of the New Moon V 56

 

COMPUTER

Isaiah and the Computer VIII 37

 

CONFESSION

Jonah's Confession XX 189

 

COMPROMISE

Torah and Rabbinic Compromises with Human Nature XXXVI (1) 25

 

CONFRONTATION

The Book of Jonah: An Ethical Confrontation Between God and Prophet XIV 11

 

CONQUER

The Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua: Military and Archaeological Aspects XIII 141

Did the Israelites Conquer Jericho XIX 52

Military and Archeological Aspects of the Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua XXXII (1) 7

 

CONSOLATION

Prophecy as Potential: The Consolations of Isaiah 1-12 in Context XXXVII (1) 3

 

CONTRAST

Judah and Joseph: A Study in Contrasts XXI 127

Abraham and Balaam: A Biblical Contrast XXXV (1) 28

 

CONTRITE

The Contrite Heart II (2) 5

 

CONVERT

The Acceptance of the Convert Based on Leviticus 19 XXXVII (4) 255

Jethro the Convert 41:2 89

 

CORD, BLUE

The Tassel and the Blue Cord XXI 99

 

COSMOGONY

Biblical Cosmogony: A Symbolic Interpretation of Genesis 1-4 XXXI (4) 252

 

COUNTERS

Bible Trivia - Soferim Scribes Counters XV 248

 

COUNTRY

The Advantage of a Country in Ecclesiastes 5:8 XXXVII (4) 211

 

COURT

Justice in Solomon's Court: Anonymous versus Anonymous X 170

 

COVENANT

The Blood Covenant in the Bible VI 94

The Jewish and Christian Covenants and the Holocaust XVII 97

Two Concepts of the Covenant XXI 109

The Covenant Between the Parts XXXVI (4) 231

Chronicles' Levitical Covenant 42:4 229

 

COWLEY

Abraham Cowley and the David Story XIX 265

 

CREATION

The Story of Creation in the Bible X 3

The Story of Creation: Part 2: Genesis Chapter Two  X 187

The Story of Creation: Part 3: The Garden of Eden X 234

The Story of Creation: Part 4: Cain and Abel XII 15

The Enuna Elish Hoax: Biblical Creation Story not Connected with any Cuneiform Text XIII 28

Creation and Commandment XIII 166

The How, What and Why of Creation XIV 245

Man, The Pinnacle of Creation XIX 239

Creation, Tabernacle and Sabbath XXV (2) 79

Creation and the Limitations of the Creator XXXIV (2) 126

Creation: Something From Something, Something From Nothing or Something From Hardly Anything? XXXVI (3) 187

Thoughts on Creation XXXIX (1) 59

Did the Earth Rebel Against God on the Third Day of Creation? XXXIX (3) 187

God Rested on the Seventh Day 41:2 130


CRUELTY

Prevention of Cruelty XV 97

 

CRUX

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 1 XXIX (1) 18

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 2 XXIX (2) 87

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 3 XXIX (3) 171

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 4 XXIX (4) 232

Observations on Some Cruxes in Amos: Part 5 XXX (1) 51

 

CULT

Sacrificial Cult Among the Exiles in Egypt but not Babylon: Why ? IX 61

 

CUNEIFORM

The Flood Story in Bible and Cuneiform Literature: Tablet XI of the Gilgamesh Epic Wrongly Interpreted XII 95

The Emuna Elish Hoax: Biblical Creation Story not Connected with any Cuneiform Text XIII 28

 

CURSE

Abstracts of Beth Mikra: The Curse Hanging on Ammon and Moab XI 261

Divine and Human Curses XXVIII (2) 87 

 

CUSTOM

The Words Minhag and Masoret XXXI (3) 186

Minhag in Judaism XXXII (1) 44

 

CYLINDER

The Cyrus Cylinder and Isaiah 40-50 XVI 164

 

CYRUS

Cyrus in the Perspective of Bible and History I (3) 1

The Cyrus Cylinder and Isaiah 40-50 XV 164

Cyrus as Messiah 40:3 159

 

DAN

The New Settlement of the Tribe of Dan III (1) 10

The Tel Dan Excavation XVIII 190

Jacob's Blessing for Dan XXX (2) 107

Violence and Holiness in Biblical Dan XXXI (1) 27

Rashi's Conjectures XXXII (2) 125

 

DANIEL

The Book of Daniel: Its Significance and Meaning XI 181

Dating the Book of Daniel: The Legitimacy of the Traditional View XIII 120

Daniel XXVIII (3) 156

The Book of Daniel: A Guide for Judaism in Exile XXIX (2) 73

Joseph and Daniel: Court Jews and Dreamers XXX (1) 10

A Dream of a Dream in Daniel 2 XXXIII (4) 231

The Book of Daniel: Part 1: A Theological-Political Tractate Addressed to Judean Hasidim Under Seleucid-Greek Rule XXXVIII (2) 97

The Book of Daniel: Part 2: The Influence of Daniel's Prophetic Moral Lessons on the Structure and Themes of the Passover Haggadah XXXVIII (3) 175

The "Wise Courtier" in Rabbinic Literature XXXIX (3) 169

Rescue From Fiery Death: Daniel Chapter 3 and Genesis Chapter 38 41:1 24


DARKNESS

The Ninth Plague XXIX (1) 48

Yom Adonai and the Ninth Plague XXIX (3) 197

Darkness and Light XXXIII (2) 131

The Ninth Plague XXXVI (3) 201

 

 

DARSHANIM

Darshanim Project VIII 52

 

DARSHANUT

Darshanut: Genesis 33:6 vs. Genesis 33:7 XXV (2) 120

Darshanut: Domestic Politics XXV (3) 192

Darshanut: The Universal Message of Death XXV (4) 268

Darshanut: Jethro - Who Was He? XXVI (1) 268

Darshanut: The Defiant Son XXVI (2) 129

Darshanut: Jonah and Yom Kippur XXVI (3) 201

Darshanut: Enoch's Shoes XXVI (4) 268

Darshanut: Judah: 'This Time I Will Praise the Lord' (Gen. 29:35) XXVII (1) 60

Darshanut: The Promise of Enduring Life XXVII (2) 133

Darshanut: Jonah: A Transitional Prophet XXVII (3) 199

Darshanut: The Inner Voice XXVII (4) 267

Darshanut: Noah and His Family Relations XXVIII (1) 62

Darshanut: It's All in the Translation XXVIII (4) 211

Darshanut: Mothers and Sons: In Defense of Lot's Wife XXVIII (3) 198

Darshanut: Bread on Water XXVIII (4) 268

Darshanut: The Price of Assimilation XXIX (1) 63

Darshanut: Holidays: Some Pecularities XXIX (2) 131

Darshanut: Do That Which is Right and Good in the Sight of the Lord (Deut. 6:18) XXIX (4) 269

Darshanut: In the Presence XXX (1) 59

Darshanut: Friends, Strangers, Enemies XXX (2) 131

Darshanut: From Enemy to Friend XXXI (1) 60

Darshanut: The Forgotten Figure at the Akedah XXXI (3) 201

Darshanut: The Seven Mitzvot of Bnai Noah: Varieties of Theft XXXI (4) 269

Darshanut: Thou Worm Jacob XXXII (1) 62

Darshanut: The Importance of Place XXXII (2) 130

 

DARWIN

On Darwin's Theory of Evolution XVI 99

 

DAVID

David and Bathsheba: Part 1 V 24

David and Bathsheba: Part 2 V 85

David and Bathsheba: Part 3 V 134

The Love of David and Michal X 96

King David's Aging: A Psychodynamic Dimension XIII 98

Book Review: Studies in the Period of David and Solomon and Other Essays by T. Ishida XIV 51

From the City of David to Jerusalem XIV 175

How David Captured Jerusalem XV 43

City of David XVIII 260

An Elegy of David XIX 155

Abraham Cowley and the David Story XIX 265

David's Marriage to Michal XX 79

David's Conquest of Jerusalem XXV (1) 34

Two Sinners XXV (2) 108

Prophetic Views of the Davidic Monarchy XXVIII (2) 111

Strife in the Household of King David XXVIII (4) 227

The Nature of Kinat David: Public or Private? XXXI (2) 129

David Dances - Michal Scoffs XXXIV (4) 260

Ruth and Naomi: Foremothers of David XXXV (3) 192

When Love and Politics Mix: David and His Relationships with Saul, Jonathan, and Michal 40 (1) 41

David's Sin: Counting the People 41:1 53

Downplaying the Davidic Dynasty 42:3 185

Psalms Chapter 63: David in the Wilderness 42:4 244


DAY

When Does the Day Begin? XXXVI (2) 81

 

DAY OF THE LORD

Yom Adonai and the Ninth Plague XXIX (3) 197

The Day of the Lord XXXVIII (3) 149

 

DAYENU

A Problem Verse in Dayenu XIV 162

 

DEAD SEA SCROLLS

An Update on the Dead Sea Scrolls XX 187

The Dead Sea Scrolls, 40 Years Later XXI 256

 

DEATH

The Death of Moses VI 18O

The Obstetrical Complication of Benjamin's Birth: The Cause of Rachel's Death XIII 88

A Note on Job 6:8-10: Suicide and Death Wishes XV 173

Josiah: The Impact of his Life and Death XVII 163

Ason: A Fate Worse Than Death XX 195

Darshanut: The Universal Message of Death XXV (4) 268

Death in the Bible XXXII (2) 98

Job's Perspectives on Death XXXV (2) 73

The Curse of Death in War 40:4 231

Thoughts on the Death Penalty: From the Written Law to the Oral Law 42:3 173

 

DEBORAH

Deborah, the Wife of Lapidot XVIII 135

Deborah: Judge, Prophetess and Poet XXXIV (2) 110

Themes in the Deborah Narrative (Judges 4-5) XXXIX (1) 15 

Psalm 68: Echoes of the Song of Deborah? 40:4 238

 

DECALOGUE

The Layout of Decalogue on the Tablets and Archaeology XV 177

And the Writing Was the Writing of God XXV (1) 3

The Sabbath Commandment: Its Two Versions XXV (3) 188

The Ten and the Torah XXVII (3) 186

Decalogue or Dodecalogue? XXVIII (4) 233

The Sabbath: To Remember, To Observe, To Make XXXIV (2) 104

Serving God Out of Gratitude XXXVII (3) 192

The Ten Commandments as Positive Affirmations XXXVIII (1) 32

 

DECEPTION

Isaac's Blessing - Who was Deceived XVII 185

The Problem of Deception in Genesis 27 XXIX (1) 45

 

DEMOCRACY

The Biblical Tradition of Popular Democracy VIII 161

 

DEDICATION

Numerical Symbolism in the Dedication of the Altar XXXVIII (1) 52

 

DEPRESSION

Elijah's Recovery from Depression XVII 34

 

DESTROY

Do Not Destroy the Fruit Trees (II Kings 3) I (2) 9

 

DESTRUCTION

The Destruction of the Wicked XIX 22

Ezekiel, From Destruction to Redemption XX 144

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 1 XXXIV (3) 173

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 2 XXXIV (4) 252

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80

The Destroying Angel 42:4 255

 

DETERMINISM

Determinism and Anti-Determinism in the Book of Koheleth XXX (2) 97

 

DEUTERONOMY

Dor and Generation I (4) 38

Prophet, King and Priest in Israel III (4) 9

Was Simon Not Included in Moses' Blessing IV 51

The Death of Moses VI 18O

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 124

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 166

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 258

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 40

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 102

A Unique Biblical Law XV 190

Free to Set a King Over Thee XVI 142

Polarization in the Mosaic Period XVI 263

Deuteronomy's Definition of Jewish Learning XXXI (2) 109

After All, The Lord Does Not Ask For Much! XXXVI (3) 153

 

DEW

The Dew of Heaven XXVI (2) 117

 

DIALECTIC

The Dialectic of Faith and Doubt in the Philosophy of Socrates and Piety of Job VIII 197

 

DIALOGUES, TORAH

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 80

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 140

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 198

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 44

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 94

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 140

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 210

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus IX 44

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 100

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 150

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 206

Torah Dialogues: Numbers X 28

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 124

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 166

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 258

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 40

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 102

 

DIASPORA

Spotlight on the Diaspora Winners of the International Bible Contest for Youth XVIII 51

 

DIETARY LAWS

The Subtle Grammar of the Biblical Dietary Laws XXX (2) 80

You Shall Not Boil a Kid in its Mother's Milk: Beyond Exodus 23:19 XXXII (2) 84

A Comment on You Shall Not Boil a Kid in its Mother's Milk XXXIII (3) 196

 

DINAH

The Rape of Dinah and the Conquest of Shechem VIII 144

The Rape of Dinah XXV (4) 220

The Family Relationship of Simeon and Dinah XXXIV (2) 119

And Dinah the Daughter of Leah Went Out: The Meaning of Yatz'anit in Rashi's Commentary XXXVII (2) 121

 

DISOBEDIENCE

Was Adam's Action "Disobedience"? (Its Corollary - Responsible Freedom) XXXII (3) 171

 

DIVINE

The Divine Name El-Shaddai: He Who Created Families IX 72

About Some Scriptural Divine Designations XV 29

Dynamics of the Divine/Human Interaction XVI 51

Divine Names XXV (3) 162

 

DIVORCE

A New Understanding of the Divorce and Remarriage Legislation in Deuteronomy 24:1-4 XXXIX (4) 245

 

DOCTRINE

The Doctrine of Reward V 75

 

DOCUMENTARY HYPOTHESIS

Book Review: A Journey Through Torah: A Critique of the Documentary Hypothesis 42:2 133

Book Review: The Composition of the Pentateuch: Renewing the Documentary Hypothesis 42:3 193

 

DOOR

The Hand on the Door VII 62

"Upon the Doorposts" XXVII (1) 40

 

DOR

Dor and Generation I (4) 38

 

DOVE

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

 

DRAMA

Absalom's Story - Drama and Tragedy XI 1

Job, A Universal Drama (1) XXI 13

Job, A Universal Drama (2) XXI 80

 

DREAM

Joseph and Daniel: Court Jews and Dreamers XXX (1) 10

Divination in the Bible XXX (2) 121

A Dream of a Dream in Daniel 2 XXXIII (4) 231

Joseph: A Biblical Approach to Dream Interpretation XXXIX (4) 231

Pharaoh's Dreams: An Extended Interpretation 40:4 253   

Genesis 31: Jacob's Peculiar Dream 40:4 259  


DRY BONES

The Vision of the Dry Bones Depicted in the Wall Drawings of the Synagogue in Dura Europos  II (1) 10

 

DUALITY

The Duality of Man: A Study in Talmudic Allegorical Interpretations XXXVI (2) 102

 

DUKHAN

On Dukhan IX 195

 

EAGLE

The Eagle in Bible and Midrash XV 260

Ambiguities of the Eagle XXVI (2) 85

 

EARTH

Flattering Earth XVII 268

For in His Days the Earth Was Divided: Classic Jewish Sources for a Physical Division of the Earth XXXVII (2) 129

 

EARTHQUAKE

The Earthquake that Turned the Course of the War (Psalm 60) II (2) 13

 

ECCLESTIASTES (see also KOHELETH)

Koheleth- A Reinterpretation V 29

Introduction to a new Kohelet commentary IX 46

Ecclesiastes 1:4 A Proof Text for Reincarnation XXI 28

Ecclesiastes, Fleeting and Timeless: Part 1 XXXVI (4) 211

Ecclesiastes, Fleeting and Timeless: Part 2 XXXVII (1) 17

Koheleth and Goethe's Faust XXXVII (2) 103

The Advantage of a Country in Ecclesiastes 5:8 XXXVII (4) 211

How Should We Understand Ecclesiastes 2:26? XXXVIII (4) 219

Ecclesiastes: Part 1: Authorship 41:2 81

Ecclesiastes: Part 2: Themes 41:3 163

 

ECOLOGY

Do Not Destroy the Fruit Trees (II Kings 3) I (2) 9

Ecological Motifs in the Bible VI 7

Ecology in the Bible XXVIII (4) 260

A Closer Examination of Deuteronomy 20:19-20 XXXIX (3) 143

 

ECONOMY

The Reign of King Solomon: Diplomatic and Economic Perspectives 42:3 151


EDEN

The Story of Creation: Part 3: The Garden of Eden X 234

Revisiting the Garden of Eden XXVI (4) 223

The Gardens of Eden and Sodom XXXI (3) 174

The Garden of Eden as God's First Sanctuary 41:2 73


EDITORIAL

From the Editor XVI 74

Editorial XVIII 61

Editorial XVIII 132

Editorial XVIII 201

Editorial XIX 1

Editorial XIX 81

Editorial XIX 151

Editorial: Honoring Sol Liptzin XIX 223

Editorial XX 1

Editorial XX 71

Editorial XX 141

Editorial XX 223

Editorial: The Bible Protests XXI 1

Editorial XXI 71

Editorial: Laws of Nature and of Morality XXI 141

Editorial XXI 211

Editorial XXIX (1) 3

Editorial XXXIX (2) 73

Editorial 40 (1) 3

Editorial 40 (2) 73

 

EDOM

Israel and Edom (Obadiah 1:21) II (1) 25

Who is Afraid of Edom: Reflections of a Theme in Lamentations  V 178

 

EDUCATION

Book Review: The Bible in Israeli Education by J. Schoneveld  VI 103

Compulsory Education XVI 242

Jonah: Toward the Re-education of the Prophets XVII 10

Jewish Education in Biblical Times: Joshua to 933 BCE XXV (2) 114 

 

EDUCATOR

The Author of the Haggadah as an Educator XIV 157

 

EGLAH ARUFAH

Joseph and the Eglah Arufah 40 (1) 25

 

EGYPT

Thou Shalt Not Abhor an Egyptian III (1) 6

Egypt and Israel XI 3

Thus They Stripped the Egyptians XVI 41

How Many Hebrews Left Egypt XVIII 230

The Transition to the Second Trip to Egypt: Narrative Devices in Genesis 43:1-14 XXXVIII (2) 73

Egypt: Nemesis of Israel and Judah 40 (1) 9

 

EKRON

And Ekron as a Jebusite (Zechariah 9:7) XXI 170

 

EL SHADDAI

The Divine Name El-Shaddai: He Who Created Families IX 72

El-Shaddai XVI 186

 

ELDAD

Eldad and Medad XXXVI (2) 88

 

ELEGY

An Elegy of David XIX 155

 

ELIASAPH

Eliasaph Ben-Deuel/Reuel: A Rabbinic Interpretation XXXIII (3) 191

 

ELIHU

The Enigma of Elihu XII 217

Elihu: The Provenance and Content of his Speeches XVI 90

 

ELIJAH

Elijah in Yiddish Literature I (3) 7

Elijah - The Unique Prophet III (3) 16

Elijah IX 22

Elijah's Recovery from Depression XVII 34

Elijah the Zealot: A Foil to Moses XXXII (3) 174

Elijah's Battle for the Soul of Israel 40 (1) 52

Elijah and Elisha: Part 1: Moses and Joshua 40:4 225

Phineas, Elijah and Circumcision 41:1 14

Elijah and Elisha: Part 2: Similarities and Differences 41:1 19

 

ELISHA

Elisha the Prophet XXIX (4) 242

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 1 XXX (2) 73

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 2 XXX (3) 171

Elijah and Elisha: Part 1: Moses and Joshua 40:4 225

Elijah and Elisha: Part 2: Similarities and Differences 41:1 19

Ruth and Elisha: A Comparative Study 41:4 236

 

EMOTION

Joseph's Emotional Development XXXII (3) 181

 

ENCOUNTER

Rebecca's Encounter with Abraham's Servant XIV 124

 

ENDOR

Saul and the Witch of Endor V 16

 

ENEMY

Darshanut: Friends, Strangers, Enemies XXX (2) 131

Darshanut: From Enemy to Friend XXXI (1) 60

 

ENGINEER

The Golden Calf in Exodus 32: A Foundry Engineer's Interpretation VIII 181

 

ENGLISH

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: XI 176

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Hebrew Loanwords XI 178

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Parts 3 and 4 XI 240

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Parts 5,6  XII 49

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Parts 7,8  XII 123

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Some Afterthoughts XIII 241

 

ENGRAVED

Engraved With the Names XXI 143

 

ENIGMA

The Enigma of Elihu XII 217

Judah and Tamar: A Scriptural Enigma XII 246

 

ENOCH

The Enoch Tradition XVIII 181

 

ENUMA ELISH

The Babylonian Poem Enuma Elish and Genesis Chapter One XII 55

The Enuma Elish Hoax: Biblical Creation Story not Connected with any Cuneiform Text XIII 28

 

EPHRAIM

Holy Cities in the Land of Ephraim Revisited VII 187

The Preference of Ephraim XXVIII (1) 60

 

ESAU

Justice to Esau XII 229

The Jacob-Esau Reunion XXI 159

In Defense of Esau XX 43

Esau's Wives XXV (4) 251

Jacob and Esau: The Relationship Reconsidered XXXII (4) 245

The Kiss of Esau XXXV (2) 127

Esau and Jacob Revisited: Demon Versus Tzadik? XXXV (3) 153

The Wives of Esau 42:4 211

 

ESCHATOLOGY

National and Eschatological Messianism: Biblical Writers of the Second Commonwealth VI 147

Book Review: Eschatology in the Old Testament by D. Gowan XVII 197

 

ESTHER

Themes in the Book of Esther V 111

Esther Hamalkah the Royal Mistress and Mordecai Hayehudi the Jewish Judge VI 116

Esther's Plan to Save the Jews: Overall Strategy, Initial Failures, Ultimate Success XI 153

Book of Esther - A Novelle XIV 142

The Art of Narration in the Scroll of Esther XIV 152

The Hidden Hand of God XVIII 183

Ahasuerus is the Villain XVIII 187

Reply to: Ahasuerus is the Villain XIX 34

The Book of Esther: Some Questions and Responses XIX 186

Esther is a Story of Jewish Defense not a Story of Jewish Revenge XXI 3

The Book of Esther and its Motifs XXV (2) 101

Reclaiming Esther: From Sex Object to Sage XXVI (1) 3

No Happy Ending for Esther XXIX (1) 4

Irrevocability of Persian Law in the Scroll of Esther XXXI (2) 94

Ha'achashtranim Bnei Ha'ramachim: Translating Esther 8:10 XXXVI (1) 33

 

ETHICS

Psalm XV- A Liturgical or Ethical Psalm V 124

The Book of Jonah: An Ethical Confrontation Between God and Prophet XIV 11

Sodom: Manners, Morals, Misdeeds XVI 211

Editorial: Laws of Nature and of Morality XXI 141

Kedushah, Holiness, and Ethics XXIX (2) 106

Darshanut: Do That Which is Right and Good in the Sight of the Lord (Deut. 6:18) XXIX (4) 269

Darshanut: From Enemy to Friend XXXI (1) 60

Did Abram Wage a Just War? XXXI (3) 167

In Your Lying Down and in Your Rising Up: A Biblical Sleep Ethic XXXIV (1) 47


ETHIOPIA

The Solomon and Sheba Story in Ethiopia XXXV (1) 60

 

EUPHRATES 

From the Euphrates to the Nile XXVI (1) 39

 

EVE

Eve- The First Feminist: John Milton's Midrash on Genesis 3:6 40 (1) 19

 

EVERYTHING

Let Everything Praise the Lord II (4) 11

 

EVIL

The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil II (1) 6

Excess: The Hidden Root of Evil XII 237

 

EVOLUTION

Evolution's Fateful Implication XIV 242

On Darwin's Theory of Evolution XVI 99

 

EXCAVATION

Excavating the Cardo and the Ophel XVIII 117^JThe Tel Dan Excavation XVIII 190

The Tel Dan Excavation XVIII 190

 

EXCESS

Excess: The Hidden Root of Evil XII 237

 

EXEGESIS

Retroversion in Medieval Jewish Biblical Exegesis: A Study in the Book of Jeremiah XXXIV (4) 237

 

EXILE

The Secret of the Returning Exiles III (3) 10

The Siberian Exile and his Book: Review of a Study in Wisdom Literature  VI 44

Sacrificial Cult Among the Exiles in Egypt but not Babylon: Why? IX 61

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

Gynomorphic Imagery in Exilic Isaiah XII 71

The Book of Daniel: A Guide for Judaism in Exile XXIX (2) 73

Exile and Return XXXI (2) 101

End of Exile? XXXIV (2) 131

 

EXODUS

Moses and the Burning Bush IV 159

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 44

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 94

The Golden Calf in Exodus 32: A Foundry Engineer's Interpretation VIII 181

Face to Face: Panim el Panim XIII 151

Ki Yad Al Kes Kah XIV 56

The Route of the Exodus XIV 209

Thus They Stripped the Egyptians XVI 41

Eye for Eye XVI 158

In the Shadow of Amalek XVII 44

Where Was the Mountain of God  XVII 211

The Evolving Symbolism of the Burning Bush VIII 185

Why Did God Want to Kill Moses XVIII 222

How Many Hebrews Left Egypt XVIII 230

Could Moses' Hands Make War XIX 114

Gods, Tents and Authority: A Study of Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 XIX 230

Moses' Three Signs: Symbol and Augury XX 115

The Miracle at the Red Sea XX 250

The Call of Moses XX 256

Why Moses XX 271

The Third Commandment XXI 24

The Bridegroom of Blood XXI 94

The Incident at the Lodging House XXI 236

Dating the Exodus: A New Perspective XXIII (1) 44

'And Against All the Gods of Egypt I Will Execute Judgements...' XXVII (2) 83

Biblical Literature and Contemporary Parallels: Alike But Different XXIX (4) 239

Derekh Hokhma: Two Aspects of the Exodus Narrative: Part 1 XXXII (4) 224

Derekh Hokhma: Part 2: Theological Implications of the Exodus Narrative XXXIII (1) 53

Was the Egyptian Experience Necessary? XXXV (3) 198

Glimpses of the Past in Genesis-Exodus XXXVI (1) 49

Extra-Biblical Evidence of the Exodus XXXVI (3) 157

Reflections of Readers: The Pharaoh of the Exodus XXXVI (4) 268

Pharaoh's Three Offers, Moses' Rejection and the Issues they Foreshadowed XXXVIII (2) 93

Significant Anonymity in Exodus 2 XXXVIII (2) 115

Ramah: Upswept, Uplifted, Upraised XXXIX (2) 95

The Three-Day Plan 42:2 95

 

EXPLETIVES 

Expletives in the Bible XXVI (4) 255

 

EYE

Eye for Eye XVI 158


EZEKIEL

The Aspaklaria of Prophetic Vision I (4) 27

The Vision of the Dry Bones Depicted in the Wall Drawings of the Synagogue in Dura Europos  II (1) 10

The Lesson of Ezekiel's Temple (Ezekiel 40-48) II (1) 13

The Origin of the Synagogue VII 27

Ezekiel, the Neglected Prophet XVII 117

Parents Have Eaten Sour Grapes XVIII 1

The Symbolic Acts of Ezekiel (Chapters 3-5) XIX 120

Ezekiel, From Destruction to Redemption XX 144

Jeremiah, the Suffering Prophet and Ezekiel, the Visionary XXXII (4) 233

Ezekiel the Sentinel XXXII (4) 259

The Utopian Map in Ezekiel 48:1-35 XXXIV (1) 20

Ezekiel: Priest-Prophet XXXIX (1) 35

 

EZION-GEBER

Ezion-Geber, Solomon's Seaport XX 122

 

EZRA

Ezra, The Scribe VI 87

Aliens and Israelites: Under Ezra and Nehemia XI 245

Ezra Rejects Patrilineal Descent XXVI (4) 250

The Literary Significance of the Name Lists in Ezra-Nehemiah XXXV (3) 143

Ezra's Radical Solution to Judean Assimilation 40 (2) 93

Was Ezra a High Priest? 41:3 181

 

FACE TO FACE

Face to Face: Panim el Panim XIII 151

 

FAILURE

Esther's Plan to Save the Jews: Overall Strategy, Initial Failures, Ultimate Success XI 153

Balaam's Mission - Failure or Success XVII 112

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

 

FALL

Fall of Samaria: Biblical Historiosophy on Trial XVII 26

The Rise and Fall of Israel in the Sinai Desert XVIII 32

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80

 

FAMILY

The Divine Name El-Shaddai: He Who Created Families IX 72

Understanding Redemption Through the Metaphor of the Family: A Prophetic Vision XXI 248

 

FATE

Ason: A Fate Worse Than Death XX 195

 

FATHER

Fathers and Sons XXXIII (4) 215

 

FEARERS OF THE LORD

Who Were the "Fearers of the Lord" (Yirei Hashem) in Psalms? 42:4 247

 

FERTILITY

Hoseah and the Fertility Cult XV 84

The Fertility of the Early Israelites XXVII (3) 195

 

FESTSCHRIFT

Festschrift in Honor of Dr. Shimon Bakon on his 90th Birthday XXXIII (4) 211

 

FIRE

The Torah as Divine Fire XXXV (2) 94

 

FIRSTBORN

The Rebellion of the Bechorim XIV 77

The Saga of the First Born XVI 170

"Foremost in Rank and Foremost in Power": Conflict Over the First-Born in Israel XXXI (1) 17

Reuben: The Predicament of the Firstborn XXXVI (3) 196

 

 

FISH

Fish in Bible and Midrash XVI 46

 

FLAG

Abraham Plants the Flag XVI 86

 

FLOOD

Book Review: Tablet XI of The Gilgamesh Epic and the Biblical Flood Story by I. Rappaport X 262

The Flood Story in Bible and Cuneiform Literature: Tablet XI of the Gilgamesh Epic Wrongly Interpreted XII 95

Why Was God Optimistic After the Flood? XXX (4) 235

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 2: Noah and the Flood 42:2 103

 

FORGET

Gid Hanasheh as Forgetfulness XXXIV (1) 57


FOUNDRY

The Golden Calf in Exodus 32: A Foundry Engineer's Interpretation VIII 181

 

FOX

The Fox in Bible and Midrash XVI 112

 

FREE WILL

Four Biblical Options of Moral Choice XXXIII (3) 153

 

FRIENDS

Were Job's Friends Gentiles XVIII 107

Darshanut: Friends, Strangers, Enemies XXX (2) 131

Darshanut: From Enemy to Friend XXXI (1) 60

 

GAMLIEL 

Rabban Gamliel of Yavneh XV 273

 

GARDEN

The Story of Creation: Part 3: The Garden of Eden X 234

My Beloved is Gone Down to his Garden to the Beds of Spices (Songs of Songs 6:3) II (3) 22

A Garden of Vegetables XIX 123

Revisiting the Garden of Eden XXVI (4) 223

The Gardens of Eden and Sodom XXXI (3) 174

The Garden of Eden as God's First Sanctuary 41:2 73


GARMENTS

Garments of Skin (Genesis 3:21) XVIII 74

 

GAV

What is a Gav  XX 17

 

GEDALIAH

The Triple Tragedy of the Gedaliah Assassination 42:4 247

 

GENEALOGY

The Genealogy of Moses and Aaron XXXI (3) 190

The Genealogical List in the Book of Ruth: A Symbolic Approach XXXVIII (2) 85

 

GENERATIONS

Dor and Generation I (4) 38

The Book of Jonah: A Lesson For All Generations VII 21

These are the Generations of Isaac XIX 260

Ten Generations from Adam to Noah Versus Ten Generations from Noah to Abraham XXXIX (3) 165


GENESIS

Meaning of Moledet I (1) 17

Bible: The Concomitant of Human Growth II (1) 1

The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil II (1) 6

Jacob's Return to Canaan IV 121

Jacob's Love for Rachel IV 153

Hospitality in Sodom: A Biblical Contrast V 94

Adam's Rib VII 75

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 80

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 140

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 198

The Rape of Dinah and the Conquest of Shechem VIII 144

The Confirmation of Noah's Blessing: An Interpretation of Genesis 8:21-9:11 IX 144

The Mystery of Genesis 36   IX 161

The Story of Creation in the Bible X 3

Jacob, Man of Destiny: His Youth X 10

Ke Yetzer Lev Haadam Rah Minurav X 32

Jacob, Man of Destiny: The Turning Point X 106

The Story of Creation: Part 2: Genesis Chapter Two  X 187

The Story of Creation: Part 3: The Garden of Eden X 234

The Story of Creation: Part 4: Cain and Abel XII 15

The Living Testament of Jacob - Israel XII 30

The Babylonian Poem Enuma Elish and Genesis Chapter One XII 55

Book Review: In Light of Genesis by PW Hadas XII 55

Twins in Transition: Genesis 32:25-31 Re-Examined XII 166

A Biblical Reverie (Genesis 32) XII 184

The Emuna Elish Hoax: Biblical Creation Story not Connected with any Cuneiform Text XIII 28

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

Redeeming Cain: A Comparative Literary Reading of Genesis XIII 199

Noah and the Ark - Reexamined XIII 251

Noahide Laws from Genesis to Genizah XIV 88

Rebecca's Encounter with Abraham's Servant XIV 124

The Akeda - A Test of God XV 19

Purchase of the Machpelah XVI 29

Dynamics of the Divine/Human Interaction XVI 51

Abraham Plants the Flag XVI 86

Isaac Tells the Akeda Story XVI 116

Judah and Tamar XVI 123

Adam 1 and Adam 2  XVI 192

Cain and Abel XVII 40

Reflections of Readers: Genesis XVII 50

Adam's Sin XVII 71

Isaac's Blessing - Who was Deceived XVII 185

Jacob's Limp XVII 222

The Testing of Abraham XVII 237

Isaac and Laughter XVIII 13

The Punishment of Cain: A Reflection in Midrashic Style XVIII 45

Garments of Skin (Genesis 3:21) XVIII 74

The Testament of Jacob: An Analysis of Genesis 49:18  XVIII 101

Rachel - A Woman Who Would Be a Mother XVIII 213

The Difficult Verse in Genesis 4:26  XVIII 257

Who was Melchizedek XVI 183

Genesis 14 - Meaning and Structure XVI 256

Jacob's Limp XVII 222

The Meaning of Abraham's Test: A Reexamination of the Akedah XIX 3

Jacob the Wrestler XIX 92

The Selling of the Birthright: Making Sense of a Perplexing Episode XIX 100

What Was the Actual Effect of the Tree of Knowledge  XIX 105

These are the Generations of Isaac XIX 260

In Defense of Esau XX 43

The Trauma of Isaac XX 96

The Abel Syndrome XX 111

Judah and Joseph: A Study in Contrasts XXI 127

Joseph and His Brothers XXI 153

The Jacob-Esau Reunion XXI 159

Genesis and Genetics XXVII (1) 45

Final Judgement: The Ambiguous Moral Question That Culminates Genesis 34 XXVIII (2) 93

Darshanut: Bereshit and the Courage of New Beginnings XXX (3) 201

Understanding the Beginning of Genesis: Just How Many Beginnings Were There? XXXI (2) 90

The Messages of Chapter 4 of Genesis XXXI (3) 197

Biblical Cosmogony: A Symbolic Interpretation of Genesis 1-4 XXXI (4) 252

Rashi's View of Genesis XXXIII (3) 187

Glimpses of the Past in Genesis-Exodus XXXVI (1) 49

For in His Days the Earth Was Divided: Classic Jewish Sources for a Physical Division of the Earth XXXVII (2) 129

Flood, Salt, and Sacrifice: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Genesis XXXVIII (2) 124

 

GENETICS

Genesis and Genetics XXVII (1) 45

Albinism and Genetics in the Bible XXXI (1) 57

Jacob and the Spotted Sheep: The Role of Prenatal Nutrition on the Epigenetics of Fur Color XXXVI (4) 263

 

GENIZAH

Noahide Laws from Genesis to Genizah XIV 88

 

GENTILES

Were Job's Friends Gentiles XVIII 107

 

GENOCIDE

Saul and Genocide 42:1 39

 

GEOGRAPHY

Shemittah and the Geography of Israel XV 163

 

GEOLOGY

For in His Days the Earth Was Divided: Classic Jewish Sources for a Physical Division of the Earth XXXVII (2) 129

 

GER

The Word Ger in the Bible and itsImplications XXXIV (4) 264

 

GEVARYAHU

In Memorium: Haim Gevaryahu XVIII 203

Book Review: Haim Gevaryahu Memorial Volume XX 274

 

GHOST

The Ghost of Samuel: Real or Imaginary? 41:2 104

 

GIBEAH

The Concubine of Gibeah (Judges 19-21) XVIII 111

The Connection Between the Idol of Micah and the Concubine at Gibeah: A Rabbinic View 41:2 78

 

GID HANASHEH

Gid Hanasheh as Forgetfulness XXXIV (1) 57

The Function of the Root Y-R-KH in Genesis XXXVII (3) 189

 

GIDEON

Gideon and the Ephraimites XXX (2) 118

Gideon or Jerubaal XXXI (3) 181

The Positive and Negative Traits of Gideon as Reflected in his Sons Jotham and Abimelech XXXIV (3) 159

 

GILGAL

Gilgal, Site of the First Passover VI 137

 

GILGAMESH EPIC

Book Review: Tablet XI of The Gilgamesh Epic and the Biblical Flood Story by I. Rappaport X 262

The Flood Story in Bible and Cuneiform Literature: Tablet XI of the Gilgamesh Epic Wrongly Interpreted XII 95

 

GILO

Ahitophel of Gilo: Two Literary Portraits XVI 227

 

GOAT

The Goat in Bible and Midrash XVI 197

 

GOD

God's Plan in Isaiah (8:10) I (2) 25

God's Reply to Job III (1) 25

Testing God: A Midrash on the Akeda VIII 98

Reverence: For God and For the Lord XI 15

In the Image of God XII 181

The Book of Jonah: An Ethical Confrontation Between God and Prophet XIV 11

The Akeda - A Test of God XV 19

Oded: Prophet of God XV 256

For I am God and Not Man XVII 243

Where Was the Mountain of God  XVII 211

The Hidden Hand of God XVIII 183

Why Did God Want to Kill Moses XVIII 222

God, Abraham, Moses: A comparison of Key Questions XIX 250

Balaam: Did God Change His Mind? XX 159

God and Man on Trial XXI 226

The "Name" of God in Psalms XXXI (4) 230

A Note on the Prohibition of Uttering the Name of God XXXI (4) 263

The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob XXXII (2) 91

The Names of God XXXII (2) 104

The Prophetic Visions of God's Abode XXXII (3) 162

When God's Will Can and Cannot be Altered: The Relationship Between the Balaam Narrative and I Kings 13 XXXIII (1) 31

Comment on "The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob" XXXIII (1) 61

God's Voice: From Creation to the Sanctuary XXXIII (3) 184

A God Who Cares XXXIII (3) 198

Jonah's Conflict With God's Mercy Toward Even the Most Worthy of Pagans XXXIV (1) 3

Creation and the Limitations of the Creator XXXIV (2) 126

Seeing the Good of Israel XXXV (3) 202

How God Introduced Himself to the Patriarchs XXXVII (2) 118

Serving God Out of Gratitude XXXVII (3) 192

Which Anokhi Did Jacob Not Know? XXXVII (4) 223

What's in a Name? Reflections upon Divine Names and the Attraction of God to Israel XXXVII (4) 265

Biblical Prayers and Rabbinic Responses: Balancing Truthfulness and Respect Before God XXXVIII (1) 3

Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh XXXVIII (4) 244

The Three Tenses in the Kingdom of God: God of Israel or of the World XXXVIII (4) 255

 

GODS

Gods, Tents and Authority: A Study of Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 XIX 230

Is the "Queen of Heaven" in Jeremiah the Goddess Anat? XXXII (1) 55

 

GOETHE

Koheleth and Goethe's Faust XXXVII (2) 103

 

GOLD

The Golden Calf in Exodus 32: A Foundry Engineer's Interpretation VIII 181

King Solomon's Golden Wealth XIX 136

The Golden Calf and Ra XXXI (1) 43

A God Who Cares XXXIII (3) 198

The Gold of the Ark XXXIII (4) 253

The Golden Calves: What Happened? XXXVII (4) 250

Divine and Human Anger and Grace: Scroll of Esther and Exodus 32-34 40:3 151

Metallurgy in the Bible: Ironworking and the Disposal of the Golden Calf 42:4 262

 

GOLIATH

Who Killed Goliath? XVIII 37

Who Killed Goliath - A Response to Steven Moss XVIII 114


GOSPELS

 

Parallelisms Between the Tanakh and the Gospels XXVII (1) 3

Septuagint Vocabulary in the Gospels and Acts XXVIII (3) 190

Foretold, Fulfilled, Copied XXXI (2) 117

Tanakh Sources of Judas Iscariot XXII (3) 189

 

GOVERNMENT

The Biblical Concept of Government XIV 16

 

GRACE

Divine and Human Anger and Grace: Scroll of Esther and Exodus 32-34 40:3 151

 

GRAPES

Parents Have Eaten Sour Grapes XVIII 1

 

GRATITUDE

Serving God Out of Gratitude XXXVII (3) 192


GREEK LOGIC

Greek Logic in the Book of Job XV 166

 

GUIDE

Micah's Ideals, Stevenson's Guide IV 79

The Book of Proverbs: Everyman's Guide to the Higher Life IV 71

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter One XI 159

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Two XI 234

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Three XII 45

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapters Four and Five XII 115

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Six XII 173

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Seven XII 253

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter 8 XIII 53

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter 9 XIII 117

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter 10 XIII 194

A Guide to Isaiah Chapters 11-12 XIII 268

 

GUILTY

Was Jonathan Guilty: A Study of I Samuel Chapter 14   VII 153

 

GYNOMORPHIC IMAGERY

Gynomorphic Imagery in Exilic Isaiah XII 71

 

HA'AZINU

Moses as Poet: Ha'azinu as Poem XXXI (4) 211

 

HABAKUK

Habakuk 3:13  A Problematic Verse XIII 105

The Prophet as Watcher XXVII (1) 29

Problems and Solutions of Habakkuk 3:8 XXXI (1) 3

A Reconstruction of Matzor: Habakkuk 2:1 XXXI (3) 161

Was Habakkuk Presumptuous? XXXII (1) 27

Historical Allusions in the Book of Habakkuk XXXVI (3) 143

Habakkuk: From Perplexity to Faith XXXIX (1) 25

 

HABIRU

The Habiru and the Hebrews: From a Social Class to an Ethnic Group VII 101

 

HAGAR

Princess Hagar VIII 114

Sarah's Treatment of Hagar (Genesis 16): Morals, Messages and Mesopotamia 41:4 211

 

HAGGADAH

The Author of the Haggadah as an Educator XIV 157

A Problem Verse in Dayenu XIV 162

Polemical Considerations Among the Four Children: From the Bible to the Haggadah XXXI (1) 9

The Book of Daniel: Part 2: The Influence of Daniel's Prophetic Moral Lessons on the Structure and Themes of the Passover Haggadah XXXVIII (3) 175

 

HALACHA

Prophecy and Halacha VIII 61

The Halakhah of the Humash XXXII (1) 51

At the Crossroads of Halakha and Narrative XXXVII (3) 181

 

HALLELUJAH

Amen and Hallelujah: Their Development as Liturgical Responses XIII 93

 

HALLEL

Purim and Hallel XI 104

 

HAMMURABI

Hammurabi and Biblical Laws Compared VII 89

The Code of Hammurabi and the Laws of the Torah XXVI (2) 107

In Search of the Biblical Hammurabi XXXIX (3) 159


HAMSIN

The Hamsin and the Rain XIII 184

 

HANDS

The Hand on the Door VII 62

The Hidden Hand of God XVIII 183

Could Moses' Hands Make War XIX 114

 

HANNAH

Hannah's Parallel Thoughts and Allusions XXXIII (4) 267


HANNUKAH

Spirit is Thicker Than Blood XXXVII (1) 53

The Book of Daniel: Part 1: A Theological-Political Tractate Addressed to Judean Hasidim Under Seleucid-Greek Rule XXXVIII (2) 97

 

HAPPY

The Happy Man of Psalm 1 40:3 179 

 

HART

The Hart and Hind in Bible and Midrash XVI 271

 

HASMONEAN STATE

Was the Hasmonean State Secular in Orientation: Part 1  XII 104

Was the Hasmonean State Secular in Orientation: Part 2  XII 186

 

HEAT

The Incorporation of Pre-Modern Scientific Theories Into Biblical Literature: The Case of Innate Heat XXXII (2) 73

 

HEART

The Contrite Heart II (2) 5

 

HEBRAIC MOTIFS

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

 

HEBRAISM

The Antwerp Polyglot Bible (1568-1573) A Triumph of Hebraism X 74

 

HEBREW

The Hebrew Word Shem: A New Interpretation of Several Biblical Passages X 144

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: XI 176

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Hebrew Loanwords XI 178

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Parts 3 and 4 XI 240

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Parts 5,6  XII 49

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Parts 7,8  XII 123

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Some Afterthoughts XIII 241

Observations on Biblical Hebrew XXVII (2) 111

Could Pre-Hebrew be the Safa Ahat of Genesis 11:1? XXXVIII (1) 55

 

HEBREWS

The Habiru and the Hebrews: From a Social Class to an Ethnic Group VII 101

How Many Hebrews Left Egypt XVIII 230

 

HEIFER, RED

The Mystery of the Red Heifer XV 267

The Red Heifer Mystery XVIII 176

The Red Heifer Ritual XXV (1) 43

The Ritual of the Red Heifer XXVI (3) 198

The Golden Calves: What Happened? XXXVII (4) 250

 

HEN

The Cock and the Hen in Bible and Midrash XIV 187

 

HERITAGE

Inheritance - Heritage XVI 122

 

HERO

Cain, The Anti-Establishment Hero VI 27

Phinehas: Hero or Vigilante? XXXV (2) 119

 

HEROD

Reconstructing Herod's Temple in Jerusalem XIX 274

 

HESED

Hesed - Mercy or Loyalty? XXVII (3) 183 

Ruth: The Legal Code for the Laws of Kindness XXXVI (4) 254


HEXATEUCH

A Missing Hexateuchal Narrative Concerning Child Sacrifice XV 38

 

HEZEKIAH

King Hezekiah's Pesach in Jerusalem III (3) 21

Hezekiah and Josiah: A Comparison VIII 201

Two Righteous Men: Isaiah and Hezekiah XII 211

Isaiah and Hezekiah: Prophet and King XVI 78

Hezekiah's Second Passover XIX 195


HEN

The Cock and the Hen in Bible and Midrash XIV 187

 

HIDDEN

Excess: The Hidden Root of Evil XII 237

The Hidden Hand of God XVIII 183

 

HIND

The Hart and Hind in Bible and Midrash XVI 271

 

HISTORIOGRAPHY

Characteristics of Biblical Historiography XXVI (3) 177

 

HISTORIOSOPHY

Fall of Samaria: Biblical Historiosophy on Trial XVII 26

Biblical Historiosophy XXVII (3) 159

 

HISTORY

Cyrus in the Perspective of Bible and History I (3) 1

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 1  I (2) 15

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 2  I (3) 18

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 3  I (4) 31

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 4  II (2) 39

Sources on the History of Torah Reading II (4) 21

Revisionist Intellectual History and the Bible XIV 201

The Book of Chronicles: Its History and Purpose XVII 190

The Strange History of Kasher XXI 164

Chronology of Ancient Hebrew History XX 164

Patriarchal History: Action and Reaction XXXV (3) 161

Historical Allusions in the Book of Habakkuk XXXVI (3) 143

Extra-Biblical Evidence of the Exodus XXXVI (3) 157

 

 

HOAX

The Enuma Elish Hoax: Biblical Creation Story not Connected with any Cuneiform Text XIII 28

Rebekah's Hoax XXXVI (4) 243

 

HOLIDAY

Darshanut: Holidays: Some Pecularities XXIX (2) 131

Rosh Hodesh as a Woman's Holiday XXXII (1) 58

 

HOLY

Holy Cities in the Land of Ephraim Revisited VII 187

Restoration of a Holy Nation (445 BCE) VII 127

Kedushah - Holiness XVI 2

Book Review: Tanakh, A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures, JPS XVI 119

Isaiah: How the Book Entered Holy Writ  XVIII 206

Kedushah, Holiness, and Ethics XXIX (2) 106

Korah and his Fall: Observations on Holiness XXXVI (2) 118


HOMICIDE

Four Homicides: How These Were Judged by the Bible and a Speculation as to the Basis for Judgement XXXIV (4) 247

 

HONORING

Editorial: Honoring Sol Liptzin XIX 223

 

HOSEA

Amos and Hosea: Two Directions in Israel's Prophecy V 101

Hoseah's True Marriage XV 79

Hoseah and the Fertility Cult XV 84

Hosea - His Message XV 88

The King of Princes: An Exegesis of Hosea 8:10 XXVIII (1) 34

Hosea and Gomer Revisited XXXI (2) 84

 

HOSPITALITY

Hospitality in Sodom: A Biblical Contrast V 94

Abraham's Hospitality XXXIV (3) 168

 

HOUSE

The Incident at the Lodging House XXI 236

 

HOW

The How, What and Why of Creation XIV 245

The Multiple Functions of "How" in the Tanakh XVIII 84

How Many Hebrews Left Egypt XVIII 230

 

HUMAN

Bible: The Concomitant of Human Growth II (1) 1

Dynamics of the Divine/Human Interaction XVI 51

Torah and Rabbinic Compromises with Human Nature XXXVI (1) 25

 

HUMILIATION

Solomon's Humiliation IX 11

 

HUMILITY

Self-Effacement in the Bible XXXV (3) 179

 

HUMPTY DUMPTY

The Humpty Dumpty Principle in Biblical Translation XVIII 141

 

IBN EZRA

Ibn Ezra on the Torah: Observations XXVII (2) 100

 

ILLEGITIMATE

The Illegitimate Child (Mamzer) in Jewish Law XVIII 6

 

IMAGE

In the Image of God XII 181

Reflections: Beer-Hoffman's Image of Ruth XIX 226

Adam: Created in the Image and Likeness of God XXXIX (3) 181


IMAGERY

Gynomorphic Imagery in Exilic Isaiah XII 71

William Blake and Biblical Imagery XII 260


IMPLICATIONS

Evolution's Fateful Implication XIV 242

Biblical Monotheism, Some of its Implications XIX 83

 

INCENSE

Sense and Incense XXI 242

 

INCEST

Is Incest with a Daughter Permissible? XXX (1) 41

 

INCIDENT

The Incident at the Lodging House XXI 236

 

INCISED

Incised Stone Fragment Korban: From Southern Wall of Temple Mount XIII 235

 

INDECISION

Moses: Man of Indecision IX 33

 

INFLUENCE

Semitic Influences and the Biblical Text X 90

Matriarchal Influence in the Bible: A Medical-Psychological Study XIII 81

Biblical Influence on Shakespeare's Hamlet XIX 29

 

INHERITANCE

Inheritance - Heritage XVI 122

 

INN

Moses at the Inn: New Light on an Obscure Text XIV 31

 

INSIGHTS

Some Psychological Insights into the Life of Abraham VII 65

 

INTELLECTUAL HISTORY

Revisionist Intellectual History and the Bible XIV 201

 

INTELLIGENCE, MILITARY

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 1 V 183

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 2 VI 191

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 3 IX 185

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 4 XI 44

 

INTERACTION

Dynamics of the Divine/Human Interaction XVI 51

 

INTERCOURSE

Three Nuances of Sexual Intercourse - Yadah, Bah El, Shachav Im   XVIII 92

 

INTERMARRIAGE

Biblical and Talmudic Attitudes towards Intermarriage XVII 107

Rabbinic Attitudes towards Intermarriage XVII 170

 

INTERPRETATION

Midrash and Pesher: Two Classical Forms of Biblical Interpretation IV 103

The Golden Calf in Exodus 32: A Foundry Engineer's Interpretation VIII 181

The Confirmation of Noah's Blessing: An Interpretation of Genesis 8:21-9:11 IX 144

The Hebrew Word Shem: A New Interpretation of Several Biblical Passages X 144

The Flood Story in Bible and Cuneiform Literature: Tablet XI of the Gilgamesh Epic Wrongly Interpreted XII 95

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

 

INTRODUCTION

Introduction to a New Kohelet Commentary IX 46

Bible Trivia - Introduction XIV 126

 

IRON

Metallurgy in the Bible: Ironworking and the Disposal of the Golden Calf 42:4 262

 

IRONY

Irony in I Samuel (Chapters 8-15) VI 17

Irony in the Book of Job XIII 41

Concealment and Irony in the Samson Story XIII 71

Two Biblical Parables: Irony and Self-entrapment XV 11

 

ISAAC

The Sacrifice of Isaac Theme in Yiddish Literature IV 1

Rebekah's Beguilement of Isaac XII 22

Was Father Isaac a Co-Conspirator XIII 225

Akedah: The Binding of Isaac XIV 112

Isaac Tells the Akeda Story XVI 116

Isaac's Blessing - Who was Deceived XVII 185

Isaac and Laughter XVIII 13

These are the Generations of Isaac XIX 260

The Trauma of Isaac XX 96

Isaac: A Psychological Perspective XXX (4) 262

Darshanut: The Forgotten Figure at the Akedah XXXI (3) 201

Sacrificing Isaac: A New Interpretation XXXV (3) 173

Flood, Salt, and Sacrifice: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Genesis XXXVIII (2) 124

Isaac Betrayed and Triumphant XXXVIII (3) 166 

Isaac: A Life of Bitter Laughter 40 (2) 105

 

ISAIAH

God's Plan in Isaiah (8:10) I (2) 25

Prophetic Solution for Near Eastern Peoples (Isaiah 19:24) I (2) 27

Cyrus in the Perspective of Bible and History I (3) 1

The New Kotel Discovery (Isaiah 66:14) I (3) 24

The Direction and Purpose of Time: Isaiah's Vision and the End of Days  III (3) 7

Isaiah and the Computer VIII 37

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter One XI 159

For the Sake of My Name XI 169

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Two XI 234

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Three XII 45

Gynomorphic Imagery in Exilic Isaiah XII 71

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapters Four and Five XII 115

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Six XII 173

Two Righteous Men: Isaiah and Hezekiah XII 211

A Guide to Isaiah: Chapter Seven XII 253

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter Eight XIII 53

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter Nine XIII 117

A Guide to Isaiah Chapter Ten XIII 194

A Guide to Isaiah Chapters 11-12 XIII 268

Isaiah and Hezekiah: Prophet and King XVI 78

The Cyrus Cylinder and Isaiah 40-50 XVI 164

A Drop of a Bucket (Isaiah 40:15) XVII 199

The School of Isaiah: Biography and Transmission of the Book of Isaiah XVIII 62

Isaiah: How the Book Entered Holy Writ  XVIII 206

Isaiah and his Audience XX 10

Look Unto Abraham Your Father (Isaiah 51:2) XX 262

A Variant Text From the Isaiah Scroll XXV (3) 177

Learning From Isaiah XXIX (4) 211

Prophecy as Potential: The Consolations of Isaiah 1-12 in Context XXXVII (1) 3

The Real "Suffering Servant": Decoding a Controversial Passage in the Bible XXXVII (1) 35

Isaiah's Suffering Servant: A New View XXXVII (4) 243

Isaiah 7:14B in New Major Christian Bible Translations 41:3 175

 

ISHMAEL

Ishmael, Son of Abraham XXX (4) 253

 

ISRAEL

Israel and Edom (Obadiah 1:21) II (1) 25

The Suk in Ancient Israel: Where was the Jerusalem Makhtesh II (2) 1

Heart of Israel - City of Man II (3) 5

Prophet, King and Priest in Israel III (4) 9

Amos and Hosea: Two Directions in Israel's Prophecy V 101

The Cathexis of Israel to Egypt V 128

The Symbols of Nature in Israel and in the Ancient Near East IX 132

The Makers of Israel: A Note on Psalm 149  X 122

Mesopotamia and Israel XI 23

Egypt and Israel XI 111

The Living Testament of Jacob - Israel XII 30

The Two Seasons in Israel XIV 26

Names of Settlements in lsrael: Biblical Terms Turned into Names XIV 82

Shemittah and the Geography of Israel XV 163

The Paradigm of Job: Suffering and the Redemptive Destiny of Israel XVII 121

The Rise and Fall of Israel in the Sinai Desert XVIII 32

Israel Museum Exhibit XXI 253

The Subsistence Struggles of Early Israel XXI 197

Israel's Defining Experience: From Family to Nation XXVII (3) 192 

Distinguishing Jacob and Israel XXXIV (3) 155

 

ISRAELITE

Aliens and Israelites: Part 1  IX 196

Aliens and Israelites: Part 2  X 118

Aliens and Israelites: The Age of Return XI 35

Aliens and Israelites: Under Ezra and Nehemia XI 245

Israelites and Aliens: The Period of Proselytizing XIII 220

Israelites and Aliens: The Story of Joseph and Assenath XIV 237

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 1 XV 1

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 2 XV 71

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 3 XV 141

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 4 XV 215

Did the Israelites Conquer Jericho XIX 52

Who Authorized Israelite Settlement East of the Jordan? XXXV (1) 11

 

JABOTINSKY

Jabotinsky's Samson VI 74

 

JACOB

Jacob's Return to Canaan IV 121

Jacob's Love for Rachel IV 153

Jacob, Man of Destiny: His Youth X 10

Jacob, Man of Destiny: The Turning Point X 106

The Living Testament of Jacob - Israel XII 30

Jacob's Limp XVII 222

The Testament of Jacob: An Analysis of Genesis 49:18  XVIII 101

Jacob the Wrestler XIX 92

The Jacob-Esau Reunion XXI 159

Arami Oved Avi XXV (1) 31

The Funeral of Jacob: A Joint Hebrew-Egyptian Affair XXVI (1) 20

Jacob's Growing Understanding of His Experience at Beth-El XXVI (4) 211

Jacob: Father of a Nation XXVIII (1) 38

Laban and Jacob XXIX (1) 60

Jacob's Choice in Genesis 25:19-28:9 XXIX (2) 80

Jacob's Death-Bed Farewell to his Sons: According to the Rabbis XXIX (3) 167

Switching Brides: Conspiracy and Cover-up XXIX (3) 190

Jacob's Blessing for Dan XXX (2) 107

The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob XXXII (2) 91

Jacob and Esau: The Relationship Reconsidered XXXII (4) 245

Comment on "The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob" XXXIII (1) 61

Why Start Jacob and Joseph with a "J"? XXXIII (4) 246

A Significant Insignificance: The Meeting of Jacob and Pharaoh XXXIV (1) 27

Distinguishing Jacob and Israel XXXIV (3) 155

Esau and Jacob Revisited: Demon Versus Tzadik? XXXV (3) 153

Meeting an Angel XXXV (4) 269

Shalem: City or Safely? XXXVI (2) 121

Jacob and the Spotted Sheep: The Role of Prenatal Nutrition on the Epigenetics of Fur Color XXXVI (4) 263

Which Anokhi Did Jacob Not Know? XXXVII (4) 223

Who Wrestled with Jacob? XXXVIII (2) 119

The Deceiver Deceived: Rereading Genesis 27 XXXIX (1) 46

Jacob and the Angel: Terror and Divine Providence 40 (2) 125

What's in a Name? Ya'akov and/or Yisrael 40:4 241

Genesis 31: Jacob's Peculiar Dream 40:4 259

"Heeling" in the Torah: A Psychological-Spiritual Reading of the Snake and Jacob's Wrestling Match 42:3 178

  

JEBUSITE

And Ekron as a Jebusite (Zechariah 9:7) XXI 170

 

JEHU

The Rebellion of Jehu XXXV (4) 211

 

JEPHTHAH

Jephthah's Literary Vogue VI 126

Book Review: Jephthah and His Vow by David Marcus XVI 201

Jephthah's Daughter XXV (2) 73

The Tragedy of Jephthah XXVIII (4) 251

The Folly of Impetuous Speech: Four Biblical Incidents XXXIV (1) 16

Jephthah's Daughter XXXVII (1) 57

 

JEREMIAH

Jeremiah's Struggle with his Calling I (4) 21

The Lachish Letters I (4) 23

The Trial of Jeremiah XII 36

Parents Have Eaten Sour Grapes XVIII 1

Jeremiah, A Tragedy: Thou Hast Enticed Me, and I was Enticed XIX 176

A Stylistic-Exegetical Analysis of Jeremiah 46:1-12  XX 84

Jeremiah, the Suffering Prophet and Ezekiel, the Visionary XXXII (4) 233

Retroversion in Medieval Jewish Biblical Exegesis: A Study in the Book of Jeremiah XXXIV (4) 237

The Trial of Jeremiah and the Killing of Uriah the Prophet 42:1 27

 

JERICHO

Rahab of Jericho IX 111

Did the Israelites Conquer Jericho XIX 52

Why the Walls of Jericho Came Tumbling Down XXXIV (2) 86

Did the Wall of Jericho Collapse or Did the City Surrender? XXXVIII (1) 36

 

JERUSALEM

Jerusalem and the Bible: Part 1  I (3) 13

Jerusalem and the Bible: Part 2 I (4) 6

The Suk in Ancient Israel: Where was the Jerusalem Makhtesh II (2) 1

Jerusalem and the Bible: Part 3 II (2) 20

Jerusalem and the Bible: Part 4 II (4) 6

Bet Hatenakh in Jerusalem III (2) 29

Jerusalem and the Bible: Part 5 III (2) 31

King Hezekiah's Pesach in Jerusalem III (3) 21

Jerusalem and the Bible: Part 6 III (3) 27

The Jerusalem Streets Abraham Walked On VI 35

Jerusalem in the Days of Jeremiah VI 81

Jerusalem in the Bible and Talmud XIV 119

From the City of David to Jerusalem XIV 175

Jerusalem in Rabbinic Literature XIV 179

How David Captured Jerusalem XV 43

Jerusalem in Rabbinic Literature (Part 2)  XV 45

Book Review: Jerusalem by F.F. Peters XV 53

Jerusalem in Jewish Law   XV 118

Reconstructing Herod's Temple in Jerusalem XIX 274

David's Conquest of Jerusalem XXV (1) 34

From Yerushalem to Yerushalayim XXV (4) 241

Turning to Jerusalem in Prayer XXXI (2) 97

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 1 XXXIV (3) 173

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 2 XXXIV (4) 252

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80

 

JETHRO

Darshanut: Jethro - Who Was He? XXVI (1) 268

Jethro/Hobab's Detainment XXXII (2) 115

Jethro the Convert 41:2 89

 

JEWISH

The Bible Readers' Union and the World Jewish Bible Society I (1) 15

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 1   I (4) 1

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 2   II (1) 17

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 3   II (2) 25

The Jewish Way of Loving II (3) 26

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

Esther Hamalkah the Royal Mistress and Mordecai Hayehudi the Jewish Judge VI 116

Is Job After All Jewish XIV 39

Is Behemoth Also Jewish XIV 220

Jerusalem in Jewish Law   XV 118

Jewish Aspects of the 500th Anniversary of Printing XV 281

Jewish Origins of the Lord's Prayer XVII 37

The Jewish and Christian Covenants and the Holocaust XVII 97

The Illegitimate Child (Mamzer) in Jewish Law XVIII 6

The Biblical Beginning of the Jewish Calendar XX 182

Esther is a Story of Jewish Defense not a Story of Jewish Revenge XXI 3

 

JEWISH BIBLE QUARTERLY

History of The Jewish Bible Quarterly 40 (1) 4

 

JEWS

Esther's Plan to Save the Jews: Overall Strategy, Initial Failures, Ultimate Success XI 153

Are Most Jews B'nai-Judah? XXXII (3) 158

 

JOAB

Joab, Captain of the Host V 159

 

JOB

Job and Faust II (4) 1

The Burden of Job's Loneliness II (4) 4

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

In the Days of Job III (1) 21

God's Reply to Job III (1) 25

The Dialectic of Faith and Doubt in the Philosophy of Socrates and Piety of Job VIII 197

Speculations on Job X 128

The Enigma of Elihu XII 217

Irony in the Book of Job XIII 41

Is Job After All Jewish XIV 39

Is Behemoth Also Jewish XIV 220

Greek Logic in the Book of Job XV 166

A Note on Job 6:8-10: Suicide and Death Wishes XV 173

Elihu: The Provenance and Content of his Speeches XVI 90

Job: The Third Cycle - Dissipating a Mirage XVI 217

Job: The Third Cycle - Dissipating a Mirage, Part 2   XVII 19

Book Review: The Book of Job: A Commentary by  N. C. Habel XVII 53

Book Review: The Book of Job by  S. Mitchell XVII 53

The Paradigm of Job: Suffering and the Redemptive Destiny of Israel XVII 121

The Liberation of Job XVII 128

Jot, Tittle, and Waw (Job 19:25) XVII 230

Were Job's Friends Gentiles XVIII 107

The Volcano in Job 28  XVIII 234

Science in the Book of Job XIX 18

Bulrush and Bramble XIX 170

What is a Gav XX 17

The Problem of Job: The Question Still Remains  XX 105

Job, A Universal Drama (1) XXI 13

Job, A Universal Drama (2) XXI 80

God and Man on Trial XXI 226

The Punishment of Job's Friends XXV (4) 211

Semantic Parallels in Job 5: Part I XXVI (3) 143

Semantic Parallels in Job 5: Part II XXVI (4) 227

The Book of Job: A Prelude to Prophecy XXVII (4) 222

Implications of the Wager in the Book of Job XXVIII (2) 119 

Job's Displaced Kidneys XXIX (2) 125

The Fall and Rise of Job the Dissenter XXXIII (4) 257

The Book of Job as a Book of Morality XXXIV (1) 30

Job's Perspectives on Death XXXV (2) 73

Two Hymns to Wisdom: Proverbs 8 and Job 28 XXXVI (4) 222

Malbim on Job Chapter 42: The Happy Ending XXXIX (4) 251 

 

JOEL

Joel and His Message II (1) 22

And a Fountain Shall Come Forth From the House of the Lord X 48

The Prophecy of Joel: The Prophet's Message, Beliefs, and Prophetic Style XXXIX (4) 221

I Will Pour Out My Spirit on All Flesh (Joel 3:1) 41:2 123

 

JONAH

The Book of Jonah I (1) 4

Jonah - Transition From Seer to Prophet VII 1

The Literary Impact of Jonah VII 9

The Book of Jonah: A Lesson For All Generations VII 21

The Universalism of the Book of Jonah According to the Teaching of Yehezkel Kaufman X 20

Jonah and Nineveh: The Tragedy of Jonah  XII 4

Eastward and Westward: The Movement of Prophecy and History in the Book of Jonah XIII 16

Maftir Jonah XIV 3

The Book of Jonah: An Ethical Confrontation Between God and Prophet XIV 11

Jonah's Race to Nineveh XVI 10

Jonah: Toward the Re-education of the Prophets XVII 10

Jonah's Confession XX 189

The Book of Jonah as Allegory XXVII (3) 141

Thoughts on an Allegorical Reading of Jonah XXVIII (3) 143

The Epilogue to Jonah XXVIII (3) 146

Seeking Vindication, Especially in Jonah XXX (1) 17

Jonah's Conflict With God's Mercy Toward Even the Most Worthy of Pagans XXXIV (1) 3

Jonah, the Reluctant Prophet: Prophecy and Allegory XXXV (2) 103

Jonah the Rebellious Prophet: A Look at the Man Behind the Prophecy Based on Biblical and Rabbinic Sources XXXVII (1) 45

Jonah: The Conscientious Objector XXXVII (2) 95

Noah and the Dove: The Intergral Connection Between Noah and Jonah 40:4 261

 

JONATHAN

Noble Jonathan V 2

Was Jonathan Guilty: A Study of I Samuel Chapter 14   VII 153

Who Was Jonathan Son of Gershom in Judges 18:30? XXX (3) 191

 

JOSEPH

Why did Joseph Let his Father Mourn for him IX 191

Joseph and his Brothers: The Midrashic Approach versus Josephus' Approach XIII 11

Joseph and the Biblical Echo XIII 161

Joseph and his Brothers: Vengeance or Reconciliation XIV 183

Israelites and Aliens: The Story of Joseph and Assenath XIV 237

Judah and Joseph: A Study in Contrasts XXI 127

Joseph and His Brothers XXI 153

His Brother's Keeper XXVI (2) 73

Joseph and Revolutionary Egypt XXVI (2) 101

Why No Message From Joseph to His Father? XXVI (3) 158

The Significance of Joseph's Agrarian Policy XXVIII (4) 256

Joseph Under Suspicion XXIX (3) 186

Joseph and Daniel: Court Jews and Dreamers XXX (1) 10

Seeking Vindication, Especially in Jonah XXX (1) 17

Divination in the Bible XXX (2) 121

Joseph's Emotional Development XXXII (3) 181

Why Start Jacob and Joseph with a "J"? XXXIII (4) 246

The Enigma of the Joseph Narrative XXXV (4) 260

Spirit is Thicker Than Blood XXXVII (1) 53

Seize the Moment XXXVII (3) 197

Early Traditions on the Kidnapping and Sale of Joseph: Part 1 XXXVIII (2) 106

Early Traditions on the Kidnapping and Sale of Joseph: Part II XXXVIII (3) 143

Joseph: A Biblical Approach to Dream Interpretation XXXIX (4) 231

Observations on the Character of Joseph in Egypt XXXIX (4) 263

Joseph and the Eglah Arufah 40 (1) 25

The "Bloody Bridegroom" in Light of the Joseph Narrative 41:2 113

Subtleties in the Story of Joseph and Potiphar's Wife 41:3 171 

 

JOSEPHUS

Joseph and his Brothers: The Midrashic Approach versus Josephus' Approach XIII 11

 

JOSHUA

The Book of Joshua: Chapters 23-24: Part One III (2) 2

The New Settlement of the Tribe of Dan III (1) 10

The Book of Joshua: Chapters 23-24: Part Two III (2) 15

Gilgal, Site of the First Passover VI 137

The Three-Day Syndrome XIII 111

The Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua: Military and Archaeological Aspects XIII 141

The Location of Ai XVII 153

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

"There is no Chronological Order in the Torah": An Axiom for Understanding the Book of Joshua XXXVI (1) 3

One Book, Two Books: The Joshua-Judges Continuum XXXVI (3) 163

Moonlit Leadership: A Midrashic Reading of Joshua's Success XXXVII (3) 144

 

JOSIAH

Hezekiah and Josiah: A Comparison VIII 201

Moses and Josiah: A Rabbi's Experience with his Congregation XV 199

Josiah: The Impact of his Life and Death XVII 163

 

JOT

Jot, Tittle, and Waw (Job 19:25) XVII 230

 

JOTHAM

The Parable of Jotham: The Question of Authority in Judaism XXX (4) 247

The Positive and Negative Traits of Gideon as Reflected in his Sons Jotham and Abimelech XXXIV (3) 159

 

JUBILEES

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash on the Early Chapters of Genesis 41:3 143

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 2: Noah and the Flood 42:2 103

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 3: The Tower of Babel 42:3 165

 

JUDAISM

From Biblical Religion to Judaism VI 173

Book Review: Ancient Judaism, Biblical Criticism, From Max Weber to the Present by I. Zeitlin XIV 254

 

JUDAH

Judah and Tamar: A Scriptural Enigma XII 246

Judah and Tamar XVI 123

Judah and Joseph: A Study in Contrasts XXI 127

His Brother's Keeper XXVI (2) 73

Are Most Jews B'nai-Judah? XXXII (3) 158

Zedekiah: Last King of Judah XXXVI (2) 93

The Lion, Judah XXXIX (4) 239

The Story of Judah, the Hero: An Analysis of Genesis 38 42:4 238

 

JUDAH HaHASID

Judah HaHasid XXV (1) 23

 

JUDGE

Esther Hamalkah the Royal Mistress and Mordecai Hayehudi the Jewish Judge VI 116

 

JUDGES

Three Charismatic Judges and Their Strategies IV 8

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

Who Was Shamgar Ben Anat XIV 105

Samson in Timnah: Judges 14-15: Form and Function XV 249

The Concubine of Gibeah (Judges 19-21) XVIII 111

Deborah, the Wife of Lapidot XVIII 135

Chronology in the Book of Judges XXI 31

One Book, Two Books: The Joshua-Judges Continuum XXXVI (3) 163

 

JUSTICE

Justice in Solomon's Court: Anonymous versus Anonymous X 170

Justice to Esau XII 229

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

Did Abram Wage a Just War? XXXI (3) 167

"And Theses are the Judgments That You Shall Set Before Them" (Ex. 21:1): "As a Set Table" (Mekhilta) XXXII (1) 16

Amos the Prophet: A Meditation on the Richness of "Justice" XXXVI (1) 15

 

KADDISH

Kaddish and the Lord's Prayer XIX 164

 

KASHALEG

Metzoraat Kashaleg: Leprosy: Challenges to Authority in the Bible XXI 41

 

KASHER

The Strange History of Kasher XXI 164

 

KATZOFF

Book Review: Torah for the Family by Kaztoff and Lipis VI 208

Tribute to Louis Katzoff X 1

 

KAUFMAN

The Universalism of the Book of Jonah According to the Teaching of Yehezkel Kaufman X 20

 

KEY QUESTIONS

God, Abraham, Moses: A comparison of Key Questions XIX 250

 

KIDNEY

Job's Displaced Kidneys XXIX (2) 125

 

KILL

Who Killed Goliath? XVIII 37

Who Killed Goliath - A Response to Steven Moss XVIII 114

Why Did God Want to Kill Moses XVIII 222

Blood Feud XXXVI (4) 261

 

KIMCHI

Kimchi and Tanhum Ben Joseph HaYerushalmi on Chronicles XXVI (1) 45

 

KINAH

The Nature of Kinat David: Public or Private? XXXI (2) 129

 

KINDNESS

Ruth: The Legal Code for the Laws of Kindness XXXVI (4) 254

 

KING

King Saul in World Literature I (2) 1

Ahab - A Poor Character II (4) 46

King Hezekiah's Pesach in Jerusalem III (3) 21

Prophet, King and Priest in Israel III (4) 9

The Prophet and the King IV 75

The Prophet and the King VIII 111

Justice in Solomon's Court: Anonymous versus Anonymous X 170

King and Commoner in Proverbs and Near Eastern Sources X 210

The Prophet Samuel & King Saul XI 202

Saul's Kingship - The Tragedy of a Leader XI 210

King David's Aging: A Psychodynamic Dimension XIII 98

Isaiah and Hezekiah:Prophet and King XVI 78

Free to Set a King Over Thee XVI 142

Elijah's Recovery from Depression XVII 34

Josiah: The Impact of his Life and Death XVII 163

King Solomon's Wives: As Envisioned by David Pinski  XVIII 19

The Molten Sea and the Value of Pi  XIX 127

King Solomon's Golden Wealth XIX 136

An Elegy of David XIX 155

Hezekiah's Second Passover XIX 195

The Prophet Samuel and King Saul XX 225

The Blood of Naboth XX 241

The Prophet Versus the King XXX (1) 45

Zedekiah: Last King of Judah XXXVI (2) 93

Worship and Four Kings in Chronicles XXXIX (2) 118

 

KINGS, BOOK OF

Do Not Destroy the Fruit Trees (II Kings 3) I (2) 9

Said the Thistle to the Cedar (II Kings 14) I (2) 12

What Happened to Uzziah's Bones? (II Kings 15) I (2) 5

Gods, Tents and Authority: A Study of Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 XIX 230

 

KINGSHIP

Saul's Kingship - The Tragedy of a Leader XI 210

 

KISS

The Kiss of Esau XXXV (2) 127

 

KNOWLEDGE

The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil II (1) 6

What Was the Actual Effect of the Tree of Knowledge  XIX 105

 

KOHELETH

Koheleth- A Reinterpretation V 29

Introduction to a New Kohelet Commentary IX 46

Koheleth and the Modern Temper XXV (3) 143

Koheleth XXVI (3) 168

Determinism and Anti-Determinism in the Book of Koheleth XXX (2) 97

Ecclesiastes, Fleeting and Timeless: Part 1 XXXVI (4) 211

Ecclesiastes, Fleeting and Timeless: Part 2 XXXVII (1) 17

Koheleth and Goethe's Faust XXXVII (2) 103

The Advantage of a Country in Ecclesiastes 5:8 XXXVII (4) 211

 

KORAH

Spies, Princes and Korach's Rebellion X 220

Korah and his Aspirations XXVIII (3) 177 

Korah and his Fall: Observations on Holiness XXXVI (2) 118

In Defense of Korah XXXVII (4) 259

 

KORAN

Solomon and Sheba - Aggadic Roots of the Koran Story XVIII 172

 

KORBAN

Incised Stone Fragment Korban: From Southern Wall of Temple Mount XIII 235

 

KOTEL

The New Kotel Discovery (Isaiah 66:14) I (3) 24

The Western Wall: Part I  VI 141

The Western Wall: Part 2  VI 198

The Western Wall: Part 3  VII 35

The Western Wall: Part 4  VlI 84

The Western Wall: Part 5  VII 136

The Western Wall: Part 6  VII 193

 

LABAN

Laban and Jacob XXIX (1) 60

Switching Brides: Conspiracy and Cover-up XXIX (3) 190

Balaam is Laban XXXV (4) 222

 

LACHISH

The Lachish Letters I (4) 23

On and Off the Beaten Track in Tel Azeka XXXIV (1) 55

Zedekiah: Last King of Judah XXXVI (2) 93

 

LAMENTATIONS

Who is Afraid of Edom: Reflections of a Theme in Lamentations  V 178

 

LA'MIKRA

Ayin Lamikra III (3) 45

 

LANGUAGE

In the Language of Man IX 139

Could Pre-Hebrew be the Safa Ahat of Genesis 11:1? XXXVIII (1) 55

 

LAND

Holy Cities in the Land of Ephraim Revisited VII 187

For the Love of the Land XIII 56

The Bible Lands Museum XXI 129

A Latch and a Clasp Connecting Deuteronomy 33:27-29 with Genesis 3:22-24: A Proposed Interpretation XXXIV (1) 12 

 

LAPIDOT

Deborah, the Wife of Lapidot XVIII 135

 

LARGE NUMBERS

The Large Numbers in the Bible XXI 116

Large Numbers in the Hebrew Bible XXV (4) 260

 

LATIN

Note on a Latin Term in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan 41:3 191


LAUGHTER

Isaac and Laughter XVIII 13

 

LAWS

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 1  V 35

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 2  V 91

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 3  V 138

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 4  V 192

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 1  VI 41

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 2  VI 99

The Laws of the Shabbat: Biblical Sources: Part 3  VI 153

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 4  VI 204

Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 5  VII 41

Hammurabi and Biblical Laws Compared VII 89

Changing Laws IX 120

The Laws of Marriage: Biblical Sources: Part 1  XI 123

The Laws of Marriage: Biblical Sources: Part 2  XI 194

Noahide Laws from Genesis to Genizah XIV 88

Jerusalem in Jewish Law   XV 118

A Unique Biblical Law XV 190

The Illegitimate Child (Mamzer) in Jewish Law XVIII 6

Editorial: Laws of Nature and of Morality XXI 141

The Relationship Between Biblical Narrative and Biblical Law XXIX (4) 263

"According to the Law of Moses" XXXII (1) 3

"And Theses are the Judgments That You Shall Set Before Them" (Ex. 21:1): "As a Set Table" (Mekhilta) XXXII (1) 16

Ten Terms in the Torah: For Teachings, Commandments and Laws XXXIII (2) 113

The Word "Torah" in the Torah XXXIII (4) 241

 

LEADERSHIP

Saul's Kingship - The Tragedy of a Leader XI 210

Leadership in the Book of Numbers XXVIII (2) 125 

Moses and Samuel: Israel's Era of Charismatic Leadership XXX (4) 257

Three Unlikely Leaders XXXI (1) 53

Samson and Samuel: Two Styles of Leadership XXXIII (2) 108

Moonlit Leadership: A Midrashic Reading of Joshua's Success XXXVII (3) 144

The Leadership Qualities of Pharaoh 40:3 190

 

LEAH

Leah's Eyes XXV (1) 18 

 

LEARNING

Deuteronomy's Definition of Jewish Learning XXXI (2) 109

 

LEGEND

Adam's Missing Years: Evolution of a Legend XVI 149

 

LEPROSY

Metzoraat Kashaleg: Leprosy: Challenges to Authority in the Bible XXI 41

What Never Was and Never Will Be: Rebellious Son, Subverted City, Infected House XXIX (4) 249

Laws of Tzara'at in Leviticus 13-14 and Medical Leprosy Compared 42:2 121

 

LESSON

The Lesson of Ezekiel's Temple (Ezekiel 40-48) II (1) 13

The Book of Jonah: A Lesson For All Generations VII 21

The Cain and Abel Narratives: Its Problems and Lessons XXXII (2) 122


LETTERS

Four Large Letters in the Bible XXXVII (2) 91

 

LETTERS, LACHISH

The Lachish Letters I (4) 23

 

LEV (also see: HEART)

Ke Yetzer Lev Haadam Rah Minurav X 32

 

LEVIRATE MARRIAGE

The Problem of the Levirate Marriage XIX 11

The Evolution of a Law XXIX (2) 113

The Role of the Shoe in the Bible XXXV (1) 41

 

LEVITES

Chronicles' Levitical Covenant 42:4 229

 

LEVITICUS

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 140

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 210

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus IX 44

And Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself IX 104

Sense and Incense XXI 242

 

LEX TALIONIS (also see: EYE FOR EYE)

The Lex Talionis in the Torah XXI 183

Eye for Eye XVI 158

 

LIBERATION

The Liberation of Job XVII 128

 

LIFE

The Book of Proverbs: Everyman's Guide to the Higher Life IV 71

Some Psychological Insights into the Life of Abraham VII 65

Moses: The Tragedy of His Personal Life XI 141

What About the Tree of Life XV 270

Josiah: The Impact of his Life and Death XVII 163

 

LIGHT

An Inner Light XXXII (4) 270

 

LILITH

Rehabilitation of Lilith V 66

Book Review: Lillith's Daughters: Women and Religion in Contemporary Fiction by BH Rigney XII 54

 

LIMP

Jacob's Limp XVII 222

 

LINGUISTIC

Linguistic Elements in the Book of Ruth XVI 267

 

LIPS

Service of the Lips XIV 101

 

LIPTZIN

Book Review: Biblical Themes in World Literature by Sol Liptzin XIII 128

Book Review: Identity and Ethos: A Festschrift for Sol Liptzin XV 264

Editorial: Honoring Sol Liptzin XIX 223

 

LISTENING

Listening to Her Voice XXXIX (1) 63


LISTS

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

The Literary Significance of the Name Lists in Ezra-Nehemiah XXXV (3) 143


LITERARY

Jephthah's Literary Vogue VI 126

The Literary Impact of Jonah VII 9

Phenomenology and Prophecy: Emergence of Literary Prophecy VIII 70

Redeeming Cain: A Comparative Literary Reading of Genesis XIII 199

Ahitophel of Gilo: Two Literary Portraits XVI 227

Literary Patterns in the Song of Songs XVII 179

Biblical Literature and Contemporary Parallels: Alike But Different XXIX (4) 239

The Literary Significance of the Name Lists in Ezra-Nehemiah XXXV (3) 143

 

LITERATURE

King Saul in World Literature I (2) 1

Elijah in Yiddish Literature I (3) 7

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

The Sacrifice of Isaac Theme in Yiddish Literature IV 1

The Siberian Exile and his Book: Review of a Study in Wisdom Literature  VI 44

The Flood Story in Bible and Cuneiform Literature: Tablet XI of the Gilgamesh Epic Wrongly Interpreted XII 95

Book Review: Biblical Themes in World Literature by Sol Liptzin XIII 128

Jerusalem in Rabbinic Literature XIV 179

Jerusalem in Rabbinic Literature (Part 2)  XV 45

Numerological Structure in Biblical Literature XX 50

 

LITURGY (see also PRAYER)

Psalm XV- A Liturgical or Ethical Psalm V 124

Amen and Hallelujah: Their Development as Liturgical Responses XIII 93

Magdil and Migdol - Liturgical Responses to Textual Variants 41:2 119

The Psalms of the Day 42:2 114

 

L"MAAN

L'MAAN: The Teleological Cause in the Pentateuch XXVI (3) 189

 

LOANWORDS

The Hebrew Element in Everyday English: Hebrew Loanwords XI 178

 

LOCATION

The Location of Ai XVII 153

 

LODGING

The Incident at the Lodging House XXI 236

 

LOGIC

Greek Logic in the Book of Job XV 166

 

LONELINESS

The Burden of Job's Loneliness II (4) 4

 

LONGEVITY

Be-Dorotav: Noah's "Generations" in Light of Antediluvian Longevity 41:3 187

 

LOOKING

Looking and Privacy XVI 146

 

LORD

Let Everything Praise the Lord II (4) 11

And A Fountain Shall Come Forth From the House of the Lord X 48

Reverence: For God and For the Lord XI 15

Jewish Origins of the Lord's Prayer XVII 37

Kaddish and the Lord's Prayer XIX 164

 

LOST TRIBES

The Ten Lost Tribes III (4) 4

 

LOT

Lot's Failed Trial XXXVII (3) 153

Flood, Salt, and Sacrifice: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Genesis XXXVIII (2) 124

Saving Zoar: How Did Lot Succeed? XXXVIII (4) 211

 

LOVE

The Jewish Way of Loving II (3) 26

Jacob's Love for Rachel IV 153

And Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself IX 104

The Love of David and Michal X 96

For the Love of the Land XIII 56

The Song of Songs: The Bible's Celebration of Love XIX 199

 

 

MAC BIBLE

Book Review: Mac Bible Version 2.0 XIX 42

 

 

MACCABEES

The Maccabees and the Transmission of the Text of the Torah IV 67

The Last of the Maccabees XII 112


MACHPELAH

Purchase of the Machpelah XVI 29

 

MAFTIR

Maftir Jonah XIV 3

 

MAGIC

Balaam the Magician VIII 31

Residual Magic in the Bible XVII 255

Divination in the Bible XXX (2) 121

 

MAIMONIDES

Maimonides' Approach to the Bible XV 289

Reflections on Maimonides' Eighth Principle of Faith: Its Implications for Orthodox Bible Students 41:1 47

 

MAKHTESH

The Suk in Ancient Israel: Where was the Jerusalem Makhtesh II (2) 1

 

MALACHI

Malachi: A Prophet for His Time XXVI (3) 149

 

MALBIM

Malbim on Job Chapter 42: The Happy Ending XXXIX (4) 251 

 

MAMZER

The Illegitimate Child (Mamzer) in Jewish Law XVIII 6


MAN

Shazar: The Man of Many Crowns II (1) 41

Heart of Israel - City of Man II (3) 5

Moses: Man of Indecision IX 33

In the Language of Man IX 139

Jacob, Man of Destiny: His Youth X 10

Jacob, Man of Destiny: The Turning Point X 106

Amos, Prophet and Worldly Man X 183

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

For I am God and Not Man XVII 243

Biblical Man and his Questions of Faith XVIII 41

Man, The Pinnacle of Creation XIX 239

God and Man on Trial XXI 226

The Duality of Man: A Study in Talmudic Allegorical Interpretations XXXVI (2) 102

 

MANNA

"What Is It?": Interpreting Exodus 16:15 XXXVIII (4) 230


MANNERS

Sodom: Manners, Morals, Misdeeds XVI 211

 

MAP

Midrash on Maps XXI 46

The Utopian Map in Ezekiel 48:1-35 XXXIV (1) 20

 

MASORET 

The Words Minhag and Masoret XXXI (3) 186

 

MARRIAGE

The Laws of Marriage: Biblical Sources: Part 1  XI 123

The Laws of Marriage: Biblical Sources: Part 2  XI 194

Hoseah's True Marriage XV 79

The Problem of the Levirate Marriage XIX 11

David's Marriage to Michal XX 79

Displacement in the Matriarchal Home: A Psychological Study of the Abraham-Sarah Marriage XXX (2) 90

 

MATRIARCHS

Matriarchal Influence in the Bible: A Medical-Psychological Study XIII 81

The Mantle of the Matriarchs: Ruth 4:11-15 XXXVIII (4) 237


MATRILINEAL DESCENT

Ezra's Radical Solution to Judean Assimilation 40 (2) 93

 

MATZOR

A Reconstruction of Matzor: Habakkuk 2:1 XXXI (3) 161

 

MEANING

Meaning of Mikhtam in Psalms II (2) 9

Book Review: The Hebrew Word Shem and Its Original Meaning by I. Rapaport XI 131

The Book of Daniel: Its Significance and Meaning XI 181

Double Meanings in the Song of Songs XVI 249

Genesis 14 - Meaning and Structure XVI 256

The Meaning of Abraham's Test: A Reexamination of the Akedah XIX 3

The Meanings of Akh XXXIII (2) 100 

 

MEDEA

Ruth and Medea V 151

 

MEDICAL

Matriarchal Influence in the Bible: A Medical-Psychological Study XIII 81

A New Interpretation of Akarah...Ein Lah Valad (Gen. 11:30) Based on the Talmud: "Unattached Follicle" 40:4 265

 

MEETING

A Significant Insignificance: The Meeting of Jacob and Pharaoh XXXIV (1) 27

 

MELCHIZEDEK

Who was Melchizedek XVI 183

 

MEMORIAL

In Memorium: Haim Gevaryahu XVIII 203

Book Review: Haim Gevaryahu Memorial Volume XX 274

 

MENORAH

The Menorah (Numbers 8:2) I (3) 21

The Menorah Psalm XXXVII (1) 11

 

MERCY

Jonah's Conflict With God's Mercy Toward Even the Most Worthy of Pagans XXXIV (1) 3

 

MERIBAH

Moses at the Waters of Meribah: A Case of Transference XXXV (2) 85

Moses at the Waters of Meribah XXXIX (1) 31

 

MESOPOTAMIA

Mesopotamia and Israel XI 23

 

MESSAGE

Joel and His Message II (1) 22

Hosea - His Message XV 88

 

MESSIANISM

National and Eschatological Messianism: Biblical Writers of the Second Commonwealth VI 147

Cyrus as Messiah 40:3 159

 

METALWORKING

Metalworking in the Bible: Turning Spears Into Pruning Hooks XXX (4) 262

Metallurgy in the Bible: Ironworking and the Disposal of the Golden Calf 42:4 262

 

METAPHOR

Metaphors of the Vine and the Olive Tree II (3) 15

Understanding Redemption Through the Metaphor of the Family: A Prophetic Vision XXI 248

Shechem: A Foreshadowing of the Future and a Metaphor XXXIV (2) 92

Noah's Ark as Metaphor 40 (2) 89

Shepherding as a Metaphor 42:1 36

 

MEZUZAH

The Development of the Mezuzah V 6

 

MICAH

Micah's Ideals, Stevenson's Guide IV 79

For the Statutes of Omri are Kept (Micah 6:16)  XVIII 69

Darshanut: Phineas and Micah XXIX (3) 202

Questions and Response in Micah 6:6-8 XXXIII (3) 157

The Connection Between the Idol of Micah and the Concubine at Gibeah: A Rabbinic View 41:2 78

 

MICAIAH

The Prophet Micaiah in Kings and Chronicles  41:3 156


MICHAL

The Love of David and Michal X 96

David's Marriage to Michal XX 79

David Dances - Michal Scoffs XXXIV (4) 260

 

MIDRASH

Midrash and Pesher: Two Classical Forms of Biblical Interpretation IV 103

Testing God: A Midrash on the Akeda VIII 98

The Sin of Amalek in Bible and Midrash XI 77

Joseph and his Brothers: The Midrashic Approach versus Josephus' Approach XIII 11

The Ant in the Bible and Midrash XIII 179

The Bee in the Bible and Midrash XIII 246

Birds in Bible and Midrash XIV 45

The Cock and the Hen in Bible and Midrash XIV 187

Canines in Bible and Midrash XV 114

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

The Eagle in Bible and Midrash XV 260

Fish in Bible and Midrash XVI 46

The Fox in Bible and Midrash XVI 112

The Goat in Bible and Midrash XVI 197

The Hart and Hind in Bible and Midrash XVI 271

The Punishment of Cain: A Reflection in Midrashic Style XVIII 45

Midrash on Maps XXI 46

Midrashic Implications of the Term Holid XXIX (3) 143

Was Bishop Usher's Chronology Influenced by a Midrash? XXXI (3) 195

A Midrashic View of Ruth Amidst a Sea of Ambiguity XXXIII (2) 91

Book Review: Learning to Read Midrash XXXIII (3) 200

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 1: Saul and Others XXXVII (1) 24

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80

Moonlit Leadership: A Midrashic Reading of Joshua's Success XXXVII (3) 144

Translation, Midrash, and Commentary Through the Eyes of Onkelos XXXVIII (3) 191

Eve- The First Feminist: John Milton's Midrash on Genesis 3:6 40 (1) 19

Joseph and the Eglah Arufah 40 (1) 25

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash on the Early Chapters of Genesis 41:3 143

Sinai Upside-Down: The Theological Message of a Midrash 41:4 243

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 2: Noah and the Flood 42:2 103

Rashi's Midrashic Comments are Supported by a Broad Range of Biblical Texts 42:3 143

Midrashic Interpretation of Psalms 6 and 20 42:3 159

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 3: The Tower of Babel 42:3 165


MIKHTAM

Meaning of Mikhtam in Psalms II (2) 9

 

MILITARY

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 1 V 183

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 2 VI 191

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 3 IX 185

Military Intelligence in the Bible: Part 4 XI 44

The Conquest of Canaan in the Book of Joshua: Military and Archaeological Aspects XIII 141

 

MILTON

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

Eve- The First Feminist: John Milton's Midrash on Genesis 3:6 40 (1) 19

 

MIND

The Biblical Mind IV 107

Torah Study and Peace of Mind XI 53

Balaam: Did God Change His Mind? XX 159

 

MINHAG

The Words Minhag and Masoret XXXI (3) 186

Minhag in Judaism XXXII (1) 44

 

MINIMALISM

Minimalism: The Debate Continues Part 1 XXXII (3) 143

Minimalism: The Debate Continues Part 2 XXXII (4) 211

 

MIRACLE

The Miracle at the Red Sea XX 250

 

MIRAGE

Job: The Third Cycle - Dissipating a Mirage XVI 217

Job: The Third Cycle - Dissipating a Mirage, Part 2   XVII 19

 

MIRIAM

Miriam Rediscovered XXXVIII (3) 183

 

MISSION

Balaam's Mission - Failure or Success XVII 112

 

MISTRANSLATIONS

Bible Translations and Mistranslations VII 44

Bible Mistranslations: Supplementary Note VIII 49

 

MIXED MULTITUDE

The Mixed Multitude According to the Zohar 40 (2) 128 

 

MOAB

Abstracts of Beth Mikra: The Curse Hanging on Ammon and Moab XI 261

The Wrath of Moab XXX (4) 216

 

MOBY DICK

Moby Dick and the Wisdom of Solomon V 170

 

MODERN

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 1   I (4) 1

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 2   II (1) 17

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 3   II (2) 25

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

Book Review: The Torah - A Modern Commentary by W. Gunther Plaut XII 258

Book Review: The Hebrew Bible and its Modern lnterpreters by D.A. Knight and G.M. Tucker XIV 192

Modern Biblical Translations XVII 141

 

MOLEDET

Meaning of Moledet I (1) 17

 

MOLOCH

The Cult of Moloch XI 82

 

MOLTEN SEA

The Molten Sea and the Value of Pi  XIX 127

 

MONARCHY

Monarchy and the Bible V 51

Why Did Samuel Initially Reject Monarchy ? VIII 171

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 1 XV 1

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 2 XV 71

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 3 XV 141

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 4 XV 215

Archeological Research in the Period of the Monarchy XVII 265

Divided They Stand: The United Monarchy Split in Twain XXVII (4) 211

Prophetic Views of the Davidic Monarchy XXVIII (2) 111

Downplaying the Davidic Dynasty 42:3 185

 

MONOLATRY

From Monolatry to Monotheism XXVI (2) 124

 

MONOTHEISM

Biblical Monotheism, Some of its Implications XIX 83

From Monolatry to Monotheism XXVI (2) 124

 

MOON, NEW

The Computation of the New Moon V 56

Rosh Hodesh as a Woman's Holiday XXXII (1) 58

 

MORALS (see also: ETHICS)

Editorial: Laws of Nature and of Morality XXI 141

Sodom: Manners, Morals, Misdeeds XVI 211

Four Biblical Options of Moral Choice XXXIII (3) 153

The Book of Job as a Book of Morality XXXIV (1) 30

 

MORDECAI

Esther Hamalkah the Royal Mistress and Mordecai Hayehudi the Jewish Judge VI 116

 

MORIAH

From Mount Sinai to Mount Moriah XI 96

 

MOSAIC PERIOD

Polarization in the Mosaic Period XVI 263

 

MOSES

Was Simon Not Included in Moses' Blessing IV 51

Moses and the Burning Bush IV 159

The Death of Moses VI 18O

Moses: Man of Indecision IX 33

Schiller on Moses IX 179

Moses: The Tragedy of His Personal Life XI 141

Moses the Inarticulate XII 121

Moses and the Spies XII 196

Moses at the Inn: New Light on an Obscure Text XIV 31

Moses and Josiah: A Rabbi's Experience with his Congregation XV 199

Why Did God Want to Kill Moses XVIII 222

Could Moses' Hands Make War XIX 114

God, Abraham, Moses: A Comparison of Key Questions XIX 250

Moses' Three Signs: Symbol and Augury XX 115

The Call of Moses XX 256

Why Moses XX 271

The Incident at the Lodging House XXI 236

The Speech Defect of Moses XXVI (2) 121

The Horns of Moses XXVII (4) 245

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 1 XXX (2) 73

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 2 XXX (3) 171

Moses: Intermediary or Teacher? XXX (3) 196

Moses and Samuel: Israel's Era of Charismatic Leadership XXX (4) 257

The Genealogy of Moses and Aaron XXXI (3) 190

Moses as Poet: Ha'azinu as Poem XXXI (4) 211

"According to the Law of Moses" XXXII (1) 3

Elijah the Zealot: A Foil to Moses XXXII (3) 174

An Inner Light XXXII (4) 270

The Women Around Moses XXXIII (2) 127

Four Homicides: How These Were Judged by the Bible and a Speculation as to the Basis for Judgement XXXIV (4) 247

Moses at the Waters of Meribah: A Case of Transference XXXV (2) 85

My Brother's Keeper XXXVIII (3) 202

Moses at the Waters of Meribah XXXIX (1) 31

Why Was Moses Barred From Leading the People Into the Promised Land? A Psychotheological Answer XXXIX (4) 211

Singnaling in Biblical Warfare and Moses' Role as Military Commander 40 (2) 74 

Moses: Not a Man of Words 42:2 128

 

MOTHER

Rachel - A Woman Who Would Be a Mother XVIII 213

 

MOTIF

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

Ecological Motifs in the Bible VI 7

Biblical Motifs in the Poetical Works of Chaim N. Bialik  XIII 258

 

MOUNTAIN OF GOD

Where Was the Mountain of God  XVII 211

 

MOURNING

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 1  V 35

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 2  V 91

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 3  V 138

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 4  V 192

Why did Joseph Let his Father Mourn for him IX 191

The Nature of Kinat David: Public or Private? XXXI (2) 129

 

MOUTH

At the Mouth of Two Witnesses XII 141

 

MULTIPLE

The Multiple Functions of "How" in the Tanakh XVIII 84

 

MUSEUM

The Bible Lands Museum XXI 129

Israel Museum Exhibit XXI 253

 

MUSIC

Music in the Bible VI 161

Music and Prophecy XIV 94

Sing to Me XVI 127

 

MUTILATION

A Unique Biblical Law XV 90

 

MYSTERY

The Mystery of Genesis 36 IX 161

The Mystery of Being XIV 247

The Mystery of the Red Heifer XV 267

The Red Heifer Mystery XVIII 176

A Puzzle in the Pentateuch? XXIX (2) 127

 

NABAL

Nabal and Abigail VIII 78

 

NABOTH

The Blood of Naboth XX 241

 

NADAV

The True Sin of Nadav and Abihu XXVI (4) 263

Acharei Mot and the Strange Fire XXXIV (1) 51

Alcohol and the Fate of Nadab and Abihu: A Biblical Cautionary Tale Against Inebriation 41:4 219

 

NA'ER

The Verb Naer in the Bible XVIII 27

 

NAHUM

Nahum: The Little-Known Prophet XXVIII (3) 182

Nahum's Theological Perspectives XXXII (3) 148

Nahum - The Prophet and his Message XXXIII (2) 81

Nahum 1: Acrostic and Authorship XXXIV (2) 97

 

NAME

The Divine Name El-Shaddai: He Who Created Families IX 72

What's in a Biblical Name IX 148

For the Sake of My Name XI 169

Names of Settlements in lsrael: Biblical Terms Turned into Names XIV 82

The Names of Biblical Verses XVIII 251

Engraved With the Names XXI 143

The Power of Hebrew Names XXVII (2) 130

Theophoric Names in the Bible XXIX (1) 56

The "Name" of God in Psalms XXXI (4) 230

A Note on the Prohibition of Uttering the Name of God XXXI (4) 263

The Names of God XXXII (2) 104

Distinguishing Jacob and Israel XXXIV (3) 155

The Literary Significance of the Name Lists in Ezra-Nehemiah XXXV (3) 143

How God Introduced Himself to the Patriarchs XXXVII (2) 118

Biblical Onomastics: What's in a Name? XXXVII (2) 124

What's in a Name? Reflections upon Divine Names and the Attraction of God to Israel XXXVII (4) 265

Significant Anonymity in Exodus 2 XXXVIII (2) 115

Ehyeh-Asher-Ehyeh XXXVIII (4) 244

What's in a Name? Ya'akov and/or Yisrael 40:4 241

From Noah to Abraham: The Onomastics of the Period 41:4 250

And He Called by the Name of the Lord 42:1 8

Yah: A Name of God 42:1 21

 

NAOMI

Naomi's Mission: A Commentary on the Book of Ruth XXXII (1) 46

Ruth and Naomi: Foremothers of David XXXV (3) 192

 

NARRATION

The Art of Narration in the Scroll of Esther XIV 152

 

NARRATIVE

The Nuzi Tablets: Reflections on the Patriarchal Narratives VIII 12

A Missing Hexateuchal Narrative Concerning Child Sacrifice XV 38

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

The Art of Biblical Narrative - Part 1   XVII 1

The Art of Biblical Narrative - Part 2   XVII 91

The Relationship Between Biblical Narrative and Biblical Law XXIX (4) 263

The Cain and Abel Narratives: Its Problems and Lessons XXXII (2) 122

When God's Will Can and Cannot be Altered: The Relationship Between the Balaam Narrative and I Kings 13 XXXIII (1) 31

The Enigma of the Joseph Narrative XXXV (4) 260

At the Crossroads of Halakha and Narrative XXXVII (3) 181

The Transition to the Second Trip to Egypt: Narrative Devices in Genesis 43:1-14 XXXVIII (2) 73

 

NATION

A Nation Without a State IV 17

Restoration of a Holy Nation (445 BCE) VII 127

When Did We Become a Nation? XXXI (4) 260

 

NATIONAL

National and Eschatological Messianism: Biblical Writers of the Second Commonwealth VI 147

 

NATIONALIST

The Prophets: Nationalists or Universalists VIII 206

 

NATURE

The Symbols of Nature in Israel and in the Ancient Near East IX 132

Editorial: Laws of Nature and of Morality XXI 141

Torah and Rabbinic Compromises with Human Nature XXXVI (1) 25

 

NAZIRITE

Did Pythagoras Follow Nazirite Rules XX 35

A Note on the Prohibition of Uttering the Name of God XXXI (4) 263

Prooftext That Elkanah Rather Than Hannah Consecrated Samuel as a Nazirite 42:1 52

 

NEAR EAST

Prophetic Solution for Near Eastern Peoples (Isaiah 19:24) I (2) 27

The Symbols of Nature in Israel and in the Ancient Near East IX 132

King and Commoner in Proverbs and Near Eastern Sources X 210

 

NEFILIM

Sons of God, Daughters of Men? 40 (1) 15

 

NEHEMIAH

The Literary Significance of the Name Lists in Ezra-Nehemiah XXXV (3) 143

 

NEBUCHADNEZZAR

A Fresh Look at Nebuchadnezzar XXVIII (3) 185

 

NEGEV

The Negev XVII 159

 

NEHEMIA

A Note on "Watergate" in the Tenakh II (2) 17

Aliens and Israelites: Under Ezra and Nehemia XI 245

 

NEIGHBOR

And Thou Shalt Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself IX 104

 

NESHAMA

Neshama Yetayra (Poem) III (3) 9

 

NILE

From the Euphrates to the Nile XXVI (1) 39

 

NIMROD

Nimrod Found? XXVI (4) 237

 

NINEVEH

Jonah and Nineveh: The Tragedy of Jonah  XII 4

Jonah's Race to Nineveh XVI 10

Nineveh and Sodom Juxtaposed: Contrasts and Parallels XXX (4) 242

 

NOAH

The Confirmation of Noah's Blessing: An Interpretation of Genesis 8:21-9:11 IX 144

Noah and the Ark - Reexamined XIII 251

Flood, Salt, and Sacrifice: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Genesis XXXVIII (2) 124

Noah's Ark as Metaphor 40 (2) 89

Noah and the Dove: The Intergral Connection Between Noah and Jonah 40:4 261

Be-Dorotav: Noah's "Generations" in Light of Antediluvian Longevity 41:3 187

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 2: Noah and the Flood 42:2 103

 

NOAHIDE LAWS

Noahide Laws from Genesis to Genizah XIV 88

Darshanut: The Seven Mitzvot of Bnai Noah: Varieties of Theft XXXI (4) 269

 

NOBLESSE

Noblesse Oblige XVI 213

 

NOBLE

Noble Jonathan V 2

 

NOVELLE

Book of Esther - A Novelle XIV 142

 

NUANCES

Three Nuances of Sexual Intercourse - Yadah, Bah El, Shachav Im   XVIII 92

 

NUMBERS

Bible Trivia - The Number Seven   XV 56

The Large Numbers in the Bible XXI 116

Large Numbers in the Hebrew Bible XXV (4) 260

The Biblical Number 12 and the Formation of the Ancient Nation of Israel XXVII (1) 49

Abraham's Ten Trials and a Biblical Numerical Notation XXXI (2) 73

The Numerical Expression of Two Fundamental Ideas in the Torah XXXVI (2)

The Power of Threes XXXVI (3) 171

Numerical Symbolism in the Dedication of the Altar XXXVIII (1) 52

 

NUMBERS, BOOK OF

The Menorah (Numbers 8:2) I (3) 21

Balaam the Magician VIII 31

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 100

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 150

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 206

Torah Dialogues: Numbers X 28

Spies, Princes and Korach's Rebellion X 220

The Striking of the Rock XII 152

Balaam's Mission - Failure or Success XVII 112

The Rise and Fall of Israel in the Sinai Desert XVIII 32

Why was Aaron Punished XVIII 44

Balaam: Did God Change His Mind? XX 159

The Tassel and the Blue Cord XXI 99

 

NUMEROLOGICAL STRUCTURE

Numerological Structure in Biblical Literature XX 50

 

NUZI

The Nuzi Tablets: Reflections on the Patriarchal Narratives VIII 12

From the Nuzi Tablets XIII 216

 

OBADIAH

Israel and Edom (Obadiah 1:21) II (1) 25

Obadiah: The Smallest Book in the Bible XXVI (4) 231

 

OBLIGATORY

Obligatory War and Voluntary War III (1) 30

 

OBLIGE

Noblesse Oblige XVI 213

 

OBSCURE

Moses at the Inn: New Light on an Obscure Text XIV 31

 

OBSTETRICAL

The Obstetrical Complication of Benjamin's Birth: The Cause of Rachel's Death XIII 88

 

ODED

Oded: Prophet of God XV 256

 

OEDIPUS

The Oedipus Complex and its Biblical Parallels XX 24

 

OG

The Bed of Og 40 (1) 29

 

OLIVE

Metaphors of the Vine and the Olive Tree II (3) 15

 

OMRI

For the Statutes of Omri are Kept (Micah 6:16)  XVIII 69

The Rise of the House of Omri XXXIII (4) 223

 

ONKELOS

Translation, Midrash, and Commentary Through the Eyes of Onkelos XXXVIII (3) 191

Book Review: Onkelos on the Torah: Understanding the Bible 42:1 54

 

OPHEL

Excavating the Cardo and the Ophel XVIII 117

 

OPTIMISM

Why Was God Optimistic After the Flood? XXX (4) 235

 

OPTION

Pharaoh Now Has Only One Option VII 202

 

ORGANS OF STATECRAFT

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 1 XV 1

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 2 XV 71

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 3 XV 141

Organs of Statecraft in the Israelite Monarchy Part 4 XV 215

 

ORIGINAL

The Original Palestinians X 243

Book Review: The Hebrew Word Shem and Its Original Meaning by I. Rapaport XI 131

 

ORIGIN

The Origin of the Synagogue VII 27

The Synagogue: Its Origin and Development XIV 71

Jewish Origins of the Lord's Prayer XVII 37

 

ORTHOGRAPHY

Eliasaph Ben-Deuel/Reuel: A Rabbinic Interpretation XXXIII (3) 191

Dodanim/Rodanim: Three Approaches XXXIV (2) 122

Four Large Letters in the Bible XXXVII (2) 91

Nivhaz or Nivhan? XXXVII (4) 239

 

OTH

Sign - Oth  XVIII 241

 

PALESTINIANS

The Original Palestinians X 243

 

PANIM EL PANIM

Face to Face: Panim el Panim XIII 151

 

PARABLE

Two Biblical Parables: Irony and Self-entrapment XV 11

The Parable of Jotham: The Question of Authority in Judaism XXX (4) 247

 

PARADIGM

The Paradigm of Job: Suffering and the Redemptive Destiny of Israel XVII 121

 

PARALLEL

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 1  XVI 18

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 2 XVI 104

The Oedipus Complex and its Biblical Parallels XX 24

Biblical Literature and Contemporary Parallels: Alike But Different XXIX (4) 239

Nineveh and Sodom Juxtaposed: Contrasts and Parallels XXX (4) 242

 

PARENTS

Parents Have Eaten Sour Grapes XVIII 1

Parental Love or Child Abuse? XXXI (1) 48

 

PASSOVER

King Hezekiah's Pesach in Jerusalem III (3) 21

Gilgal, Site of the First Passover VI 137

A Problem Verse in Dayenu XIV 162

Hezekiah's Second Passover XIX 195

Why is Pesach so Late? XXV (1) 12

Darshanut: The Defiant Son XXVI (2) 129

Why Does the Seder Begin with Karpas? XXVII (2) 104

Polemical Considerations Among the Four Children: From the Bible to the Haggadah XXXI (1) 9

The Book of Daniel: Part 2: The Influence of Daniel's Prophetic Moral Lessons on the Structure and Themes of the Passover Haggadah XXXVIII (3) 175

 

PATRIARCH

The Nuzi Tablets: Reflections on the Patriarchal Narratives VIII 12

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

Book Review: The Epic of the Patriarch by R. Hendel XVII 261

Archetypes in the Patriarchal Family XXVIII (1) 12

The Patriarchal Family in the Light of the Midrash: Part I: Abraham and Sarah XXVIII (3) 169

Patriarchal History: Action and Reaction XXXV (3) 161

How God Introduced Himself to the Patriarchs XXXVII (2) 118

 

PATRILINEAL DESCENT

Ezra Rejects Patrilineal Descent XXVI (4) 250

 

PATTERN

Psalm 23: A Pattern Poem XI 71

Literary Patterns in the Song of Songs XVII 179

Is There a Pattern to the Five Books of Moses? XXXVI (1) 39

 

PEACE

Torah Study and Peace of Mind XI 53

Biblical Teachings of Peace XVI 125

 

PECULIARITIES

Scribal Peculiarities in the Sefer Torah XIV 135

 

PEOPLE

Prophetic Solution for Near Eastern Peoples (Isaiah 19:24) I (2) 27

The Problem of the Chosen People XVIII 165

 

PERIOD

Israelites and Aliens: The Period of Proselytizing XIII 220

Book Review: Studies in the Period of David and Solomon and Other Essays by T. Ishida XIV 51

Polarization in the Mosaic Period XVI 263

Archeological Research in the Period of the Monarchy XVII 265

 

PERPLEXING

The Selling of the Birthright: Making Sense of a Perplexing Episode XIX 100

 

PERSIAN LAW

Irrevocability of Persian Law in the Scroll of Esther XXXI (2) 94

 

PERSONAL

Moses: The Tragedy of His Personal Life XI 141

 

PERSONALITY

Bible and Aggada: The Imaginative Text; How Aggada Expands Biblical Personality XIII 188

Sacrificial Categories and Personality Types XXXVIII (1) 41

 

PERSPECTIVE

Cyrus in the Perspective of Bible and History I (3) 1

Reaction to Terror - A Biblical Perspective XV 125

 

PESHER

Midrash and Pesher: Two Classical Forms of Biblical Interpretation IV 103

 

PHARAOH

Pharaoh Now Has Only One Option VII 202

A Calculated Risk: A Speculative Excursion Into the Mind of Pharaoh's Butler XXVII (4) 265

A Significant Insignificance: The Meeting of Jacob and Pharaoh XXXIV (1) 27

Reflections of Readers: The Pharaoh of the Exodus XXXVI (4) 268

Pharaoh's Three Offers, Moses' Rejection and the Issues they Foreshadowed XXXVIII (2) 93

The Pharaohs Who Knew Moses XXXIX (1) 3

The Leadership Qualities of Pharaoh 40:3 190

Pharaoh's Dreams: An Extended Interpretation 40:4 253   

Outsmarting God: Egyptian Slavery and the Tower of Babel 41:3 200

 

PHENOMENOLOGY

Prophecy: A Phenomenological Approach VII 160

The Phenomenology of Prophecy: Little Known Prophets VIII 21

Phenomenology and Prophecy: Emergence of Literary Prophecy VIII 70

 

PHILO

Philo Judaeus: Linking Biblical Judaism and Hellenistic Beliefs XXVI (2) 111

 

PHILOSOPHY

The Dialectic of Faith and Doubt in the Philosophy of Socrates and Piety of Job VIII 197

 

PHINEAS

Darshanut: Phineas and Micah XXIX (3) 202

Four Homicides: How These Were Judged by the Bible and a Speculation as to the Basis for Judgement XXXIV (4) 247

Phinehas: Hero or Vigilante? XXXV (2) 119

Phineas, Elijah and Circumcision 41:1 14

 

PHYSICAL

The Physical Characteristics of a Torah Scroll VIII 86

 

PI

The Molten Sea and the Value of Pi  XIX 127

 

PI-HAHIROT

Pi-Hahirot: The Mouth of Freedom XXVII (4) 259

 

PIGEON

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

 

PIETY

The Dialectic of Faith and Doubt in the Philosophy of Socrates and Piety of Job VIII 197

 

PIGEON

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

 

PILLARS

The Pillars of the Temple 42:4 221

 

PINNACLE

Man, The Pinnacle of Creation XIX 239

 

PLACE

Darshanut: The Importance of Place XXXII (2) 130

The Prophetic Visions of God's Abode XXXII (3) 162

 

PLAGUE

The Plague in I Samuel 5-6 X 157

The Ninth Plague XXIX (1) 48

Yom Adonai and the Ninth Plague XXIX (3) 197

Darkness and Light XXXIII (2) 131

The Ninth Plague XXXVI (3) 201

Tzefarde'a: Frogs or Crocodiles? XXXVIII (4) 251

The Ten Plagues: Debunking Egyptian Polytheism 40:4 255  

 

PLAN

God's Plan in Isaiah (8:10) I (2) 25

Esther's Plan to Save the Jews: Overall Strategy, Initial Failures, Ultimate Success XI 153

 

POETIC JUSTICE

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

 

 

POETRY

Psalm 23: A Pattern Poem XI 71

The Babylonian Poem Enuma Elish and Genesis Chapter One XII 55

Biblical Motifs in the Poetical Works of Chaim N. Bialik  XIII 258

Tiles and Bricks in Biblical Poetry XV 160

Genesis 1 XXX (1) 62

Amos 5:24: Prophetic, Chastising, Surprising, Poetic XXX (4) 227

Moses as Poet: Ha'azinu as Poem XXXI (4) 211

Deborah: Judge, Prophetess and Poet XXXIV (2) 110

Book Review: Threads From a Coat of Many Colors: Poems on Genesis XXXIV (3) 198

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 1: Saul and Others XXXVII (1) 24

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 2: The Fall of Jerusalem XXXVII (2) 80


POLARIZATION

Polarization in the Mosaic Period XVI 263

 

POLITICS

Reading the Pentateuch Politically XXVII (4) 251

The Political Side of the Zimri-Cozbi Affair XXXVI (1) 22


POLYTHEISM

The Ten Plagues: Debunking Egyptian Polytheism 40:4 255  


POMEGRANATE

Pomegranates as Temple Requisites XXII (4) 268

 

POOR

Ahab - A Poor Character II (4) 46

 

POPULAR

Biblical Tradition of Popular Democracy VIII 161

 

PORTRAITS

Ahitophel of Gilo: Two Literary Portraits XVI 227

 

POTIPHAR

Subtleties in the Story of Joseph and Potiphar's Wife 41:3 171 

Note on a Latin Term in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan 41:3 191


PRAISE

Let Everything Praise the Lord II (4) 11

Praise Waiteth for Thee: Psalm 65:2  XVI 179

 

PRAYER

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 1 III (3) 32

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 2 III (4) 19

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 3 IV  24

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 4 IV  81

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 5 IV  134

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 5 IV  176

Psalm XV- A Liturgical or Ethical Psalm V 124

The Development of Biblical Prayer IX 172

Service of the Lips XIV 101

Jewish Origins of the Lord's Prayer XVII 37

Kaddish and the Lord's Prayer XIX 164

Turning to Jerusalem in Prayer XXXI (2) 97

Biblical Prayers and Rabbinic Responses: Balancing Truthfulness and Respect Before God XXXVIII (1) 3

Worship and Four Kings in Chronicles XXXIX (2) 118

 

PRESENCE

Darshanut: In the Presence XXX (1) 59

 

PREDILUVIAN

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

 

PREVENTION

Prevention of Cruelty XV 97

 

PRIEST

Rashi's Conjectures XXXII (2) 125

Ezekiel: Priest-Prophet XXXIX (1) 35

Was Ezra a High Priest? 41:3 181

 

PRINCES

Spies, Princes and Korach's Rebellion X 220

 

PRINCESS

Princess Hagar VIII 114


PRINCIPLE

The Humpty Dumpty Principle in Biblical Translation XVIII 141

 

PRINTING

Jewish Aspects of the 500th Anniversary of Printing XV 281

 

PRIVACY

Looking and Privacy XVI 146

 

PROBLEMATIC

Habakuk 3:13  A Problematic Verse XIII 105

 

PROBLEMS

A Problem Verse in Dayenu XIV 162

Problem of the Theodicy XV 223

Communication Problems XVI 245

The Problem of the Chosen People XVIII 165

The Problem of the Levirate Marriage XIX 11

The Problem of Job: The Question Still Remains  XX 105

 

PRONOUN

The "Other" Demonstrative Pronouns: Pejorative Colloquialisms in Biblical Hebrew XXXIII (1) 23

 

PRONUNCIATION

Pronounciation: A Key to Meaning: I Kings 3:16-28 XXV (4) 246

 

PROOF TEXT

Ecclesiastes 1:4 A Proof Text for Reincarnation XXI 28

 

PROPHECY

Prophet, King and Priest in Israel III (4) 9

Amos and Hosea: Two Directions in Israel's Prophecy V 101

Speech and Silence in Prophecy VI 61

Prophecy: A Phenomenological Approach VII 160

The Phenomenology of Prophecy: Little Known Prophets VIII 21

Prophecy and Halacha VIII 61

Phenomenology and Prophecy: Emergence of Literary Prophecy VIII 70

Eastward and Westward: The Movement of Prophecy and History in the Book of Jonah XIII 16

Music and Prophecy XIV 94

Three Rationalistic Explanations of Prophecy XXX (1) 32

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 1 XXX (2) 73

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 2 XXX (3) 171

Jonah, the Reluctant Prophet: Prophecy and Allegory XXXV (2) 103

Eldad and Medad XXXVI (2) 88

Prophecy as Potential: The Consolations of Isaiah 1-12 in Context XXXVII (1) 3

The Prophecy of Joel: The Prophet's Message, Beliefs, and Prophetic Style XXXIX (4) 221

I Will Pour Out My Spirit on All Flesh (Joel 3:1) 41:2 123

 

PROPHET

Prophet, King and Priest in Israel III (4) 9

The Phenomenology of Prophecy: Little Known Prophets VIII 21

The Prophets: Nationalists or Universalists VIII 206

Book Review: Talks on Scripture: The Latter Prophets by B. Zvieli VIII 101

Isaiah and Hezekiah: Prophet and King XVI 78

Jonah: Toward the Re-education of the Prophets XVII 10

The Prophet as Watcher XXVII (1) 29

The Prophet Versus the King XXX (1) 45

Zechariah: A Prophet During a Pivotal Time XXXI (1) 36

Jeremiah, the Suffering Prophet and Ezekiel, the Visionary XXXII (4) 233

Nahum - The Prophet and his Message XXXIII (2) 81

Deborah: Judge, Prophetess and Poet XXXIV (2) 110

Jonah, the Reluctant Prophet: Prophecy and Allegory XXXV (2) 103

Both are the Words of the Living God XXXV (4) 242 

The Prophets of Israel: Both Universalist and Particularist XXXV (4) 249

Amos the Prophet: A Meditation on the Richness of "Justice" XXXVI (1) 15

Were the Prophets Opposed to Sacrifice? XXXVI (2) 73

Jonah the Rebellious Prophet: A Look at the Man Behind the Prophecy Based on Biblical and Rabbinic Sources XXXVII (1) 45

True and False Prophets XXXIX (3) 152

Why Isaac Wasn't Permitted to Resist at the Akedah: Legal Requirement to Obey the Command of a Prophet 42:2 131

 

PROPHETIC

Prophetic Solution for Near Eastern Peoples (Isaiah 19:24) I (2) 27

The Aspaklaria of Prophetic Vision I (4) 27

Samuel and Saul: The Prophetic Dimension XI 223

Understanding Redemption Through the Metaphor of the Family: A Prophetic Vision XXI 248

Amos 5:24: Prophetic, Chastising, Surprising, Poetic XXX (4) 227

The Prophetic Visions of God's Abode XXXII (3) 162

 

PROSELYTIZING

Israelites and Aliens: The Period of Proselytizing XIII 220

 

PROTEST

Editorial: The Bible Protests XXI 1

 

PROVENANCE

Elihu: The Provenance and Content of his Speeches XVI 90

 

PROVERBS

Who Was the Teacher in Biblical Days? II (4) 14

A Perfect Wife (Proverbs 31:10) II (4) 17

The Book of Proverbs: Everyman's Guide to the Higher Life IV 71

King and Commoner in Proverbs and Near Eastern Sources X 210

Proverbs 31: 10-31: The Woman of Valor as Allegory XXVII (1) 36

Prolegomena to the Book of Proverbs XXXIV (4) 218

Two Hymns to Wisdom: Proverbs 8 and Job 28 XXXVI (4) 222


PROVIDENCE

Jacob and the Angel: Terror and Divine Providence 40 (2) 125

 

PSALMS (also see: TEHILLIM)

The Contrite Heart II (2) 5

Meaning of Mikhtam in Psalms II (2) 9

The Earthquake that Turned the Course of the War (Psalm 60) II (2) 13

Sparks From the Psalms II (3) 10

Metaphors of the Vine and the Olive Tree II (3) 15

Let Everything Praise the Lord II (4) 11

Psalms of Zion III (4) 1

Psalm 130: A Cry of the Heart III (4) 15

Psalm 24 IV 63

Psalm XV- A Liturgical or Ethical Psalm V 124

Quiz  on the Book of Psalms V 205

The Makers of Israel: A Note on Psalm 149  X 122

Psalm 23: A Pattern Poem XI 71

Praise Waiteth for Thee: Psalm 65:2  XVI 179

Tehilim - The Book of Psalms (Part 1) XVI 235

Tehilim - the Book of Psalms (Part 2) XVII 83

Tehillim, The Psalms XIX 191

The Theology of Psalm 145 (Part 1) XX 3

The Theology of Psalm 145 (Part 2) XX 73

The Historical Background of Psalm 24  XX 268

Some Surprises in Psalm 78 XXVI (4) 246

Psalm 147 XXVII (2) 115

A First Century CE Date for the Closing of the Book of Psalms? XXVIII (2) 102

Psalm 91 as Responsory XXVIII (2) 117

A Psalm for Sabbath? A Literary View of Psalm 92 XXVII (4) 211

Was Psalm 50 Misplaced? XXX (1) 26

The "Name" of God in Psalms XXXI (4) 230

The Riddle of Psalm 49 XXXIII (3) 143

Restructuring Psalm 85 XXXV (1) 47

Restructuring Psalm 47 XXXV (3) 166

The Menorah Psalm XXXVII (1) 11

Critical Notes to Psalm 22:30 XXXVII (3) 169

The Differences Between the Wise and the Foolish in Psalms: Theodicy, Understanding Providence, and Religious Responses XXXVIII (3) 157

Psalm 118 (2) 115

Psalm 24:3-4: Nafshi or Nafsho: His Soul or My Name? 40 (1) 63

The Happy Man of Psalm 1 40:3 179 

Psalm 68: Echoes of the Song of Deborah? 40:4 238

Understanding Psalm 46 41:1 35

What is Keseh in Psalm 81:4? 41:1 55

Magdil and Migdol - Liturgical Responses to Textual Variants 41:2 119

The Psalms of the Day 42:2 114

Midrashic Interpretation of Psalms 6 and 20 42:3 159

Psalms Chapter 63: David in the Wilderness 42:4 244

Who Were the "Fearers of the Lord" (Yirei Hashem) in Psalms? 42:4 247

 

PSHAT

Pshat: An Innovative Method in Torah Commentary XXV (4) 234 

 

PSYCHODYNAMIC DIMENSION

King David's Aging: A Psychodynamic Dimension XIII 98

Sibling Relationships in the Bible: A Psychodynamic Dimension XIV 228

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL

Some Psychological Insights into the Life of Abraham VII 65

Samuel and Saul - The Psychological Dimension XI 217

Parallel Lists of Prediluvian Patriarchs: A Psychological Interpretation XIII 47

Matriarchal Influence in the Bible: A Medical-Psychological Study XIII 81

Displacement in the Matriarchal Home: A Psychological Study of the Abraham-Sarah Marriage XXX (2) 90

Isaac: A Psychological Perspective XXX (4) 262

Flood, Salt, and Sacrifice: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Genesis XXXVIII (2) 124

The Psychology of Balaam 41:4 227

"Heeling" in the Torah: A Psychological-Spiritual Reading of the Snake and Jacob's Wrestling Match 42:3 178


PSYCHO-THEOLOGICAL

The Tabernacle: A Psycho-theological Enterprise XVIII

Why Was Moses Barred From Leading the People Into the Promised Land? A Psychotheological Answer XXXIX (4) 211


PUN

Biblical Puns XXXIV (3) 190

 

PUNISHMENT

Why was Aaron Punished XVIII 44

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

 

PURCHASE

Purchase of the Machpelah XVI 29

 

PURIM

Purim and Hallel XI 104

Purim and Adloyada XXIX (4) 259

 

PURPOSE

The Direction and Purpose of Time: Isaiah's Vision and the End of Days  III (3) 7

The Book of Chronicles: Its History and Purpose XVII 190

 

PYTHAGORAS

Did Pythagoras Follow Nazirite Rules XX 35

 

QUEEN

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba VII 172

Is the "Queen of Heaven" in Jeremiah the Goddess Anat? XXXII (1) 55

 

QUESTION

Five Questions of Abraham XV 244

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 1  XVI 18

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 2 XVI 104

Biblical Man and his Questions of Faith XVIII 41

The Book of Esther: Some Questions and Responses XIX 186

God, Abraham, Moses: A comparison of Key Questions XIX 250

The Problem of Job: The Question Still Remains  XX 105

Questions and Response in Micah 6:6-8 XXXIII (3) 157

 

RABBINIC

Jerusalem in Rabbinic Literature XIV 179

Jerusalem in Rabbinic Literature (Part 2)  XV 45

Rabbinic Attitudes towards Intermarriage XVII 170

Eliasaph Ben-Deuel/Reuel: A Rabbinic Interpretation XXXIII (3) 191

Torah and Rabbinic Compromises with Human Nature XXXVI (1) 25

Jonah the Rebellious Prophet: A Look at the Man Behind the Prophecy Based on Biblical and Rabbinic Sources XXXVII (1) 45

Biblical Prayers and Rabbinic Responses: Balancing Truthfulness and Respect Before God XXXVIII (1) 3

 

RACE

Race Relations XXI 90

 

RACHEL

Jacob's Love for Rachel IV 153

The Obstetrical Complication of Benjamin's Birth: The Cause of Rachel's Death XIII 88

Rachel - A Woman Who Would Be a Mother XVIII 213

Obstetrical and Lexicographical Complications: The Birth of Benjamin and Death of Rachel XXVII (1) 15  

Our Mother Rachel: Prima Inter Pares XXXIII (3) 166

 

RAHAB

Rahab of Jericho IX 111

Rahab the Harlot and Other Philosophers of Religion XXVIII (1) 52

 

RAIN

The Hamsin and the Rain XIII 184

 

RAPE

The Rape of Dinah and the Conquest of Shechem VIII 144

The Rape of Tamar XX 174

 

RASHI

Book Review: Rashi by Chaim Pearl XVIII 48

Rashi's Conjectures XXXII (2) 125

Rashi's View of Genesis XXXIII (3) 187

And Dinah the Daughter of Leah Went Out: The Meaning of Yatz'anit in Rashi's Commentary XXXVII (2) 121

Rashi's Midrashic Comments are Supported by a Broad Range of Biblical Texts 42:3 143

 

REAP

Two Fundamental Word-Pairs: Sow/Reap and Plow/Reap XXXI (4) 237


RE-EDUCATION

Jonah: Toward the Re-education of the Prophets XVII 10

 

REBEKAH

Rebekah's Beguilement of Isaac XII 22

Rebecca's Encounter with Abraham's Servant XIV 124

The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob XXXII (2) 91

Comment on "The God of Abraham, Rebekah and Jacob" XXXIII (1) 61

Rebekah's Hoax XXXVI (4) 243

 

REBELLION

Spies, Princes and Korach's Rebellion X 220

The Rebellion of the Bechorim XIV 77

What Never Was and Never Will Be: Rebellious Son, Subverted City, Infected House XXIX (4) 249

The Rebellion of Jehu XXXV (4) 211

Political and Spiritual Mutinies XXXVI (2) 126

Did the Earth Rebel Against God on the Third Day of Creation? XXXIX (3) 187


RECONCILIATION

Joseph and his Brothers: Vengeance or Reconciliation XIV 183

 

RECOVERY

Elijah's Recovery from Depression XVII 34

 

REDEMPTION

Redemption in the Bible X 229

Redeeming Cain: A Comparative Literary Reading of Genesis XIII 199

Ezekiel, From Destruction to Redemption XX 144

Redemption: Time and Space XXI 178

Understanding Redemption Through the Metaphor of the Family: A Prophetic Vision XXI 248

Heinous Sin: Harbinger of Catastrophe or Redemption? 40 (2) 81

The Eschatological Meaning of the Book of Ruth: "Blessed be God: Aher Lo Hishbit Lakh Go'el" 40:3 163

 

REEXAMINATION

Noah and the Ark - Reexamined XIII 251

The Meaning of Abraham's Test: A Reexamination of the Akedah XIX 3

 

REFLECTIONS

Book Review: Biblical Reflections I (1) 29

Who is Afraid of Edom: Reflections of a Theme in Lamentations  V 178

The Nuzi Tablets: Reflections on the Patriarchal Narratives VIII 12

Reflections on Shavuoth XVII 250

Reflections of Readers: Genesis XVII 50

The Punishment of Cain: A Reflection in Midrashic Style XVIII 45

Reflections: Beer-Hoffman's Image of Ruth XIX 226

 

REHABILITATION

Rehabilitation of Lilith V 66

 

REINCARNATION

Ecclesiastes 1:4 A Proof Text for Reincarnation XXI 28

 

REINTERPRETATION

Koheleth- A Reinterpretation V 29

 

RELATIONS

Race Relations XXI 90

 

RELATIONSHIPS

Sibling Relationships in the Bible: A Psychodynamic Dimension XIV 228

 

RELIABLE

Bible Translations, How Reliable  XXI 189

 

RELIGION

From Biblical Religion to Judaism VI 173

Book Review: Lillith's Daughters: Women and Religion in Contemporary Fiction by BH Rigney XII 54

Religion by the River XIV 55

The Religion of the Israelites in Egypt XXXIX (3) 195


REMEMBER

Gid Hanasheh as Forgetfulness XXXIV (1) 57

Remembering Amalek Twice XXXVI (4) 251


REPETITIONS

Four Repetitions in the Song of Songs XVI 32

Biblical Reiteration: Expansion and Chronology XXXII (1) 20

 

REPLY

God's Reply to Job III (1) 25

Reply to: Ahasuerus is the Villain XIX 34

 

RESEARCH

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 1   I (4) 1

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 2   II (1) 17

Some Features of Modern Jewish Bible Research: Part 3   II (2) 25

Archeological Research in the Period of the Monarchy XVII 265

 

RESIDUAL

Residual Magic in the Bible XVII 255

 

REST

God Rested on the Seventh Day 41:2 130

 

RESTORATION

Restoration of a Holy Nation (445 BCE) VII 127

 

RESTRUCTURE

Restructuring Psalm 85 XXXV (1) 47

Restructuring Psalm 47 XXXV (3) 166

 

RESURRECTION

The Resurrection Motif in the Hebrew Bible: Allusions or Illusions? XXX (3) 143

 

RETROVERSION

Retroversion in Medieval Jewish Biblical Exegesis: A Study in the Book of Jeremiah XXXIV (4) 237

 

RETURN

The Secret of the Returning Exiles III (3) 10

Jacob's Return to Canaan IV 121

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

Aliens and Israelites: The Age of Return XI 35

Exile and Return XXXI (2) 101

 

REUBEN

Reuben: The Predicament of the Firstborn XXXVI (3) 196

 

REUNION

The Jacob-Esau Reunion XXI 159

 

REVENGE

Esther is a Story of Jewish Defense not a Story of Jewish Revenge XXI 3

 

REVERENCE

Reverence: For God and For the Lord XI 15


REVERIE

A Biblical Reverie (Genesis 32) XII 184

 

REVISITED

Holy Cities in the Land of Ephraim Revisited VII 187

 

REVOLT

Absalom's Revolt VI 118

 

REWARD

The Doctrine of Reward V 75


RED

The Mystery of the Red Heifer XV 267

The Red Heifer Mystery XVIII 176

The Miracle at the Red Sea XX 250


RIGHTEOUS

Two Righteous Men: Isaiah and Hezekiah XII 211

Who Counted Righteousness to Whom? Two Clashing Views by Shadal on Genesis 15:6 XXXVI (1) 28

 

RISE

The Rise and Fall of Israel in the Sinai Desert XVIII 32

 

RIVER

At the Rivers of Babylon III (3) 13

Religion by the River XIV 55

 

RIB

Adam's Rib VII 75


ROBE

The Torn Robe: A Study of I Samuel 15:26-28  VIII 136

 

ROCK

The Striking of the Rock XII 152

 

ROOT

Solomon and Sheba - Aggadic Roots of the Koran Story XVIII 172

The Root G-R-A in the Bible: The Case of the Daughters of Zelophehad and Beyond 41:2 107

 

ROSH HA-SHANAH

The Torah Reading for Rosh Ha-Shanah XXXIX (2) 83

The History of the Tishrei Conundrum 40 (2) 131

 

ROUTE

The Route of the Exodus XIV 209

 

ROYAL

Esther Hamalkah the Royal Mistress and Mordecai Hayehudi the Jewish Judge VI 116

 

RULES

Did Pythagoras Follow Nazirite Rules XX 35

 

RUTH

Ruth and Medea V 151

Linguistic Elements in the Book of Ruth XVI 267

Reflections: Beer-Hoffman's Image of Ruth XIX 226

The Use of Symbolism and Hidden Messages in the Book of Ruth XXX (2) 110

A Midrashic View of Ruth Amidst a Sea of Ambiguity XXXIII (2) 91

Ruth and Naomi: Foremothers of David XXXV (3) 192

Ruth: The Legal Code for the Laws of Kindness XXXVI (4) 254

The Genealogical List in the Book of Ruth: A Symbolic Approach XXXVIII (2) 85

The Mantle of the Matriarchs: Ruth 4:11-15 XXXVIII (4) 237

The Eschatological Meaning of the Book of Ruth: "Blessed be God: Aher Lo Hishbit Lakh Go'el" 40:3 163

Ruth and Elisha: A Comparative Study 41:4 236

 

SABBATH 

Book Review: Sabbath Chapters of Talmud by Rabbi B. Elizer-Epstein I (4) 40

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 1  VI 41

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 2  VI 99

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 4  VI 204

The Laws of the Shabbat: Biblical Sources: Part 3  VI 153

Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 5  VII 41

Creation, Tabernacle and Sabbath XXV (2) 79

The Sabbath Commandment: Its Two Versions XXV (3) 188

From "Seventh Day" to "Shabbat": Dualities in Genesis 2: 1-3 XXVI (1) 52

Shabbat: Three Stages in Israel's Experience XXXII (3) 167

The Expanding Perspectives of the Sabbath XXXII (4) 239

The Sabbath: To Remember, To Observe, To Make XXXIV (2) 104

God Rested on the Seventh Day 41:2 130

 

SABBATICAL

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 1 XXXIV (3) 173

Seder Olam and the Sabbaticals Associated With the Two Destructions of Jerusalem: Part 2 XXXIV (4) 252

 

SACRIFICE (for sacrifice of Issac see: AKEDAH)

Sacrificial Cult Among the Exiles in Egypt but not Babylon: Why? IX 61

A Missing Hexateuchal Narrative Concerning Child Sacrifice XV 38

The Blood of Life: The Hatat Offering and September 11, 2001 XXXIII (1) 47

Were the Prophets Opposed to Sacrifice? XXXVI (2) 73

Sacrificial Categories and Personality Types XXXVIII (1) 41

A Soothing Savor 42:3 169

 

SAMARIA

Fall of Samaria: Biblical Historiosophy on Trial XVII 26

 

SAMSON

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 1  IV 56

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 2  IV 113

The Hebraic Motifs of Judges 13-16 Relevant to John Milton's Samson Agonistes: Part 3  IV 160

Jabotinsky's Samson VI 74

Concealment and Irony in the Samson Story XIII 71

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

Samson in Timnah: Judges 14-15: Form and Function XV 249

Samson and Samuel: Two Styles of Leadership XXXIII (2) 108

 

SAMUEL

Saul and the Witch of Endor V 16

Joab, Captain of the Host V 159

Irony in I Samuel (Chapters 8-15) VI 17

Absalom's Revolt VI 118

Was Jonathan Guilty: A Study of I Samuel Chapter 14   VII 153

The Torn Robe: A Study of I Samuel 15:26-28  VIII 136

Why Did Samuel Initially Reject Monarchy ? VIII 171

Abishag the Shunammite IX 78

The Plague in I Samuel 5-6 X 157

The Prophet Samuel & King Saul XI 202

Samuel and Saul - The Psychological Dimension XI 217

Samuel and Saul: The Prophetic Dimension XI 223

Free to Set a King Over THee XVI 142

Who Killed Goliath? XVIII 37

Who Killed Goliath - A Response to Steven Moss XVIII 114

What Ailed the Son of Kish XIX 244

David's Marriage to Michal XX 79

The Rape of Tamar XX 174

The Prophet Samuel and King Saul XX 225

Moses and Samuel: Israel's Era of Charismatic Leadership XXX (4) 257

Samuel and Saul: A Negative Symbiosis XXXII (1) 35

Samson and Samuel: Two Styles of Leadership XXXIII (2) 108

Samson: A Tragedy in Three Acts XXXV (1) 34

Prooftext That Elkanah Rather Than Hannah Consecrated Samuel as a Nazirite 42:1 52

 

SANCTUARY

The Dilemma of the Sanctuary XXV (3) 185

The Garden of Eden as God's First Sanctuary 41:2 73


SARAH

Displacement in the Matriarchal Home: A Psychological Study of the Abraham-Sarah Marriage XXX (2) 90

What Sarah Saw: Envisioning Genesis 21:9-10 XXXVI (1) 54

A New Interpretation of Akarah...Ein Lah Valad (Gen. 11:30) Based on the Talmud: "Unattached Follicle" 40:4 265

Sarah's Treatment of Hagar (Genesis 16): Morals, Messages and Mesopotamia 41:4 211

 

SATAN

Satan: Psychologist XVIII 157

Satanic Verses XXV (2) 90

Satanic Verses - Part II XXV (4) 225

 

SAUL

King Saul in World Literature I (2) 1

Saul and the Witch of Endor V 16

The Prophet Samuel & King Saul XI 202

Saul's Kingship - The Tragedy of a Leader XI 210

Samuel and Saul - The Psychological Dimension XI 217

Samuel and Saul: The Prophetic Dimension XI 223

Free to Set a King Over Thee XVI 142

What Ailed the Son of Kish XIX 244

The Prophet Samuel and King Saul XX 225

Samuel and Saul: A Negative Symbiosis XXXII (1) 35

Lord Byron's Midrashic Lyrics: Part 1: Saul and Others XXXVII (1) 24

Saul and the "Witch of En-Dor" XXXIX (2) 99

Saul and Genocide 42:1 39

 

SCHILLER

Schiller on Moses IX 179

 

SCIENCE

Science in the Book of Job XIX 18

The Incorporation of Pre-Modern Scientific Theories Into Biblical Literature: The Case of Innate Heat XXXII (2) 73

 

SCRIBAL

Scribal Peculiarities in the Sefer Torah XIV 135

 

SCRIBE

Ezra, The Scribe VI 87

Bible Trivia - Soferim Scribes Counters XV 248

Biblical Formatting: Visual and Virtual XXXV (1) 17

 

SCRIPTURAL

Judah and Tamar: A Scriptural Enigma XII 246

About Some Scriptural Divine Designations XV 29

 

SCROLL

The Physical Characteristics of a Torah Scroll VIII 86

The Art of Narration in the Scroll of Esther XIV 152

An Update on the Dead Sea Scrolls XX 187

The Dead Sea Scrolls, 40 Years Later XXI 256

The Halakhah of the Humash XXXII (1) 51

Biblical Formatting: Visual and Virtual XXXV (1) 17

 

SEA

The Miracle at the Red Sea XX 250

The Molten Sea and the Value of Pi  XIX 127

An Update on the Dead Sea Scrolls XX 187

The Dead Sea Scrolls, 40 Years Later XXI 256

Down to the Sea in Ships XXXVII (2) 73

Ramah: Upswept, Uplifted, Upraised XXXIX (2) 95

 

SEASONS

The Two Seasons in Israel XIV 26

 

SECULAR

Was the Hasmonean State Secular in Orientation: Part 1  XII 104

Was the Hasmonean State Secular in Orientation: Part 2  XII 186

 

SEER

Jonah - Transition From Seer to Prophet VII 1

 

SEFER TORAH

Scribal Peculiarities in the Sefer Torah XIV 135

 

SELLING

The Selling of the Birthright: Making Sense of a Perplexing Episode XIX 100

 

SEMITIC

Semitic Influences and the Biblical Text X 90

 

SENSE

The Selling of the Birthright: Making Sense of a Perplexing Episode XIX 100

Sense and Incense XXI 242

 

SEPTUAGINT

Septuagint Vocabulary in the Gospels and Acts XXVIII (3) 190

Book Review: A New English Translation of the Septuagint 42:3 199

 

SERAH BAT ASHER

Serah Bat Asher in Rabbinic Literature 42:1 45

 

SERPENT

"Heeling" in the Torah: A Psychological-Spiritual Reading of the Snake and Jacob's Wrestling Match 42:3 178

 

SERVICE

Service of the Lips XIV 101

 

SETTLEMENT

Names of Settlements in lsrael: Biblical Terms Turned into Names XIV 82

Who Authorized Israelite Settlement East of the Jordan? XXXV (1) 11

 

SEVEN

Who Knows Seven? 41:4 255

 

SEX

Sex and Violence in the Bible IV 125

Three Nuances of Sexual Intercourse - Yadah, Bah El, Shachav Im   XVIII 92

 

SFORNO

Text and Historical Motivations Behind the Commentary of Rabbi Ovadiah Sforno on the Torah 42:2 73

 

SHADAL

Who Counted Righteousness to Whom? Two Clashing Views by Shadal on Genesis 15:6 XXXVI (1) 28

 

SHAKESPEARE

Biblical Influence on Shakespeare's Hamlet XIX 29

Shakespeare's Forgivable Portrayal of Shylock XXXV (3) 187

Balaam, Shakespeare, Shylock XXXV (4) 231

 

SHAMGAR

Who Was Shamgar Ben Anat XIV 105

 

SHAVUOTH

Reflections on Shavuoth XVII 250

Shavuot - Zman Matan Torateinu? XXV (3) 173

 

SHAZAR

Shazar: The Man of Many Crowns II (1) 41

My Youth in the Company of Shazar III (3) 3

 

SHEBA

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba VII 172

Solomon and Sheba - Aggadic Roots of the Koran Story XVIII 172

The Queen of Sheba: A Queen of Egypt or Ethiopia? XXIX (3) 151

The Solomon and Sheba Story in Ethiopia XXXV (1) 60

 

SHECHEM

The Rape of Dinah and the Conquest of Shechem VIII 144

Shechem: A Foreshadowing of the Future and a Metaphor XXXIV (2) 92

Four Homicides: How These Were Judged by the Bible and a Speculation as to the Basis for Judgement XXXIV (4) 247

 

SHEMITTAH  

Shemittah and the Geography of Israel XV 163

 

SHEM

The Hebrew Word Shem: A New Interpretation of Several Biblical Passages X 144

Book Review: The Hebrew Word Shem and Its Original Meaning by I. Rapaport XI 131

 

SHEPHERD

Shepherding as a Metaphor 42:1 36

 

SHIP

Down to the Sea in Ships XXXVII (2) 73


SHOFAR

The Translation of the Biblical Word Shofar 40 (2) 111

 

SHOE

The Role of the Shoe in the Bible XXXV (1) 41

 

SHULAMIT

Shulamit Unallegorized VIII 1

 

SHUNAMMITE

Abishag the Shunammite IX 78

 

SIBERIAN

The Siberian Exile and his Book: Review of a Study in Wisdom Literature  VI 44

 

SIBLING

Sibling Relationships in the Bible: A Psychodynamic Dimension XIV 228

 

SIGHT

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

Seeing the Good of Israel XXXV (3) 202


 

SIGN

Sign - Oth  XVIII 241

Moses' Three Signs: Symbol and Augury XX 115

 

 

SIGNAL

Singnaling in Biblical Warfare and Moses' Role as Military Commander 40 (2) 74 


SIGNATURE, BIBLICAL

Six Biblical Signatures Discovered XX 279

 

SILENCE

Speech and Silence in Prophecy VI 61

Book Review: The Exile of the Word: From the Silence of the Bible to the Silence of Auschwitz by Andre Neher XI 199

Silence in the Bible XXXI (3) 153

 

SIMEON

Was Simon Not Included in Moses' Blessing IV 51

Simeon the Scapegoat XX 168

 

SIN

The Sin of Amalek in Bible and Midrash XI 77

Sight, Sin and Blindness in the Samson Narrative and in Milton's Samson Agonistes XV 150

Abraham's Great Sin - A Re-evaluation XV 186

Sodom: Manners, Morals, Misdeeds XVI 211

Two Sinners XXV (2) 108

The True Sin of Nadav and Abihu XXVI (4) 263

Adam's Sin XVII 71

A Puzzle in the Pentateuch? XXIX (2) 127

Heinous Sin: Harbinger of Catastrophe or Redemption? 40 (2) 81

 

SINAI

From Mount Sinai to Mount Moriah XI 96

The Rise and Fall of Israel in the Sinai Desert XVIII 32

Peril and Deliverance and the Akedah-Sinai Narrative Structure 40:4 247

Sinai Upside-Down: The Theological Message of a Midrash 41:4 243

 

SING

Sing to Me XVI 127

 

SISERA

Sisera and Harosheth-Goiim 41:2 95

 

SITE

Gilgal, Site of the First Passover VI 137

 

SKIN

Garments of Skin (Genesis 3:21) XVIII 74

 

SKY

Why Shamayim as Sky XXXIV (2) 130

 

SLAVERY

Slavery in the Bible X 204

Was the Egyptian Experience Necessary? XXXV (3) 198

Outsmarting God: Egyptian Slavery and the Tower of Babel 41:3 200

Why Did the Bible Allow Servitude? 42:2 89

 

SLEEP

Sleep Disorders in the Bible XXXI (3) 143

Sleep From the Eyes, Slumber From the Eyelids XXXIV (1) 39

In Your Lying Down and in Your Rising Up: A Biblical Sleep Ethic XXXIV (1) 47

 

SOCIAL

The Habiru and the Hebrews: From a Social Class to an Ethnic Group VII 101

 

SOCRATES

The Dialectic of Faith and Doubt in the Philosophy of Socrates and Piety of Job VIII 197

 

SODOM

Hospitality in Sodom: A Biblical Contrast V 94

Sodom: Manners, Morals, Misdeeds XVI 211

Nineveh and Sodom Juxtaposed: Contrasts and Parallels XXX (4) 242

The Gardens of Eden and Sodom XXXI (3) 174

Lot's Failed Trial XXXVII (3) 153

 

SOFERIM

Bible Trivia - Soferim Scribes Counters XV 248

 

SOLOMON

Moby Dick and the Wisdom of Solomon V 170

Solomon and the Queen of Sheba VII 172

Solomon's Humiliation IX 11

Justice in Solomon's Court: Anonymous versus Anonymous X 170

The Judgement of Solomon X 177

Book Review: Studies in the Period of David and Solomon and Other Essays by T. Ishida XIV 51

The Song of Solomon - A Dream Ballet XIV 166

King Solomon's Wives: As Envisioned by David Pinski  XVIII 19

Solomon and Sheba - Aggadic Roots of the Koran Story XVIII 172

King Solomon's Golden Wealth XIX 136

Ezion-Geber, Solomon's Seaport XX 122

The Solomon and Sheba Story in Ethiopia XXXV (1) 60

Solomon: The Too Wise King XXXIX (2) 91

Cut the Baby in Half: Understanding Solomon's Divinely-Inspired Wisdom XXXIX (3) 189

The Reign of King Solomon: Diplomatic and Economic Perspectives 42:3 151


SOLUTION

Prophetic Solution for Near Eastern Peoples (Isaiah 19:24) I (2) 27

 

SON

What Ailed the Son of Kish XIX 244

Darshanut: The Defiant Son XXVI (2) 129

Fathers and Sons XXXIII (4) 215

Sons of Elokim as Used in Genesis XXXVI (2) 125

 

SONG OF SONGS

Book Review: Commentary on Song of Songs by Eliezer Levinger I (4) 42

My Beloved is Gone Down to his Garden to the Beds of Spices (Songs of Songs 6:3) II (3) 22

The Jewish Way of Loving II (3) 26

The Hand on the Door VII 62

The Song of Solomon - A Dream Ballet XIV 166

The Theme of the Song of Songs XV 106

Four Repetitions in the Song of Songs XVI 32

Double Meanings in the Song of Songs XVI 249

Literary Patterns in the Song of Songs XVII 179

The Song of Songs: The Bible's Celebration of Love XIX 199

 

SONG OF THE SEA

Responsive Voices in the Song of the Sea (Exodus 15:1-21) 40:4 211  

 

SOUL

Psalm 24:3-4: Nafshi or Nafsho: His Soul or My Name? 40 (1) 63

 

SOURCES

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 1  I (2) 15

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 2  I (3) 18

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 3  I (4) 31

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 4  II (2) 39

Sources on the History of Torah Reading II (4) 21

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 1  III (3) 32

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 2  III (4) 19

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 3  IV 24

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 4  IV 81

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 5  IV 134

Biblical Sources Relating to Prayer: Part 6  IV 176

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 1  V 35

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 2  V 91

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 3  V 138

The Laws of Mourning: Biblical Sources: Part 4  V 192

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 1  VI 41

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 2  VI 99

The Laws of the Shabbat: Biblical Sources: Part 3  VI 153

The Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 4  VI 204

Laws of Sabbath: Biblical Sources: Part 5  VII 41

King and Commoner in Proverbs and Near Eastern Sources X 210

The Laws of Marriage: Biblical Sources: Part 1  XI 123

The Laws of Marriage: Biblical Sources: Part 2  XI 194

 

SOUR GRAPES

Parents Have Eaten Sour Grapes XVIII 1

 

SPACE

Redemption: Time and Space XXI 178

Sacred Space and Holy Time XXXIV (4) 244

 

SPARKS

Sparks From the Psalms II (3) 10

 

SPECULATIONS

Speculations on Job X 128

 

SPEECH

Speech and Silence in Prophecy VI 61

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 1  XVI 18

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 2 XVI 104

Elihu: The Provenance and Content of his Speeches XVI 90

The Speech Defect of Moses XXVI (2) 121

Dover and M'Daber XXXIII (1) 40

The Folly of Impetuous Speech: Four Biblical Incidents XXXIV (1) 16

Balaam and His Talking Donkey XXXIV (2) 83

Life and Death in the Power of One's Tongue: The Case of the Son of Shelomith Bat-Dibri XXXVII (3) 187

Numbers: The Lawbook on Speech Morality XXXIX (2) 74

 

SPICES

My Beloved is Gone Down to his Garden to the Beds of Spices (Songs of Songs 6:3) II (3) 22

 

SPIES

Spies, Princes and Korach's Rebellion X 220

Moses and the Spies XII 196

 

STATUTES

For the Statutes of Omri are Kept (Micah 6:16)  XVIII 69

 

STATE

A Nation Without a State IV 17

Was the Hasmonean State Secular in Orientation: Part 1  XII 104

Was the Hasmonean State Secular in Orientation: Part 2  XII 186

 

STONE

Incised Stone Fragment Korban: From Southern Wall of Temple Mount XIII 235

 

STRANGE

The Strange History of Kasher XXI 164

 

STRANGER

Darshanut: Friends, Strangers, Enemies XXX (2) 131

The Word Ger in the Bible and itsImplications XXXIV (4) 264

 

STRATEGY

Three Charismatic Judges and Their Strategies IV 8

Esther's Plan to Save the Jews: Overall Strategy, Initial Failures, Ultimate Success XI 153

Singnaling in Biblical Warfare and Moses' Role as Military Commander 40 (2) 74 

 

STREET

The Jerusalem Streets Abraham Walked On VI 35

 

STRESS

Flood, Salt, and Sacrifice: Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders in Genesis XXXVIII (2) 124

 

STRIFE

Fraternal Strife in the Bible XXXVI (2) 108

 

STRIKING

The Striking of the Rock XII 152

 

STRUCTURE

Genesis 14 - Meaning and Structure XVI 256

Numerological Structure in Biblical Literature XX 50

Chaos or Chiasm? The Structure of Abraham's Life XXXV (2) 109

 

STUDY

The Siberian Exile and his Book: Review of a Study in Wisdom Literature  VI 44

Was Jonathan Guilty: A Study of I Samuel Chapter 14   VII 153

The Torn Robe: A Study of I Samuel 15:26-28  VIII 136

Torah Study and Peace of Mind XI 53

Aggadah in Bible Study XII 39

Matriarchal Influence in the Bible: A Medical-Psychological Study XIII 81

Gods, Tents and Authority: A Study of Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 XIX 230

Judah and Joseph: A Study in Contrasts XXI 127

 

STUDY GUIDES

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 124

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 166

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 258

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 40

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 102

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 80

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 140

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 198

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 44

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 94

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 140

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 210

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus IX 44

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 100

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 150

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 206

Torah Dialogues: Numbers X 28

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 124

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 166

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 258

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 40

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 102

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 44

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 94

 

STYLE

The Punishment of Cain: A Reflection in Midrashic Style XVIII 45

A Stylistic-Exegetical Analysis of Jeremiah 46:1-12  XX 84

 

SUBSISTENCE

The Subsistence Struggles of Early Israel XXI 197

 

SUBVERTED CITY

What Never Was and Never Will Be: Rebellious Son, Subverted City, Infected House XXIX (4) 249

 

SUCCESS

Esther's Plan to Save the Jews: Overall Strategy, Initial Failures, Ultimate Success XI 153

Balaam's Mission - Failure or Success XVII 112

The Punishment of Achan: The Poetic Justice of Success and Failure XIX 25

 

SUFFERING

The Paradigm of Job: Suffering and the Redemptive Destiny of Israel XVII 121

Suffering: Three Biblical Views XXX (3) 183

The Real "Suffering Servant": Decoding a Controversial Passage in the Bible XXXVII (1) 35

Isaiah's Suffering Servant: A New View XXXVII (4) 243

 

SUICIDE

A Note on Job 6:8-10: Suicide and Death Wishes XV 173

Suicide in the Bible XXXVII (3) 157

 

SUK

The Suk in Ancient Israel: Where was the Jerusalem Makhtesh II (2) 1

 

SYMBOL

The Evolving Symbolism of the Burning Bush VIII 185

The Symbols of Nature in Israel and in the Ancient Near East IX 132

The Symbolic Acts of Ezekiel (Chapters 3-5) XIX 120

Moses' Three Signs: Symbol and Augury XX 115

The Use of Symbolism and Hidden Messages in the Book of Ruth XXX (2) 110

Biblical Cosmogony: A Symbolic Interpretation of Genesis 1-4 XXXI (4) 252

Numerical Symbolism in the Dedication of the Altar XXXVIII (1) 52

The Genealogical List in the Book of Ruth: A Symbolic Approach XXXVIII (2) 85

 

SYNAGOGUE

The Vision of the Dry Bones Depicted in the Wall Drawings of the Synagogue in Dura Europos  II (1) 10

The Origin of the Synagogue VII 27

The Synagogue: Its Origin and Development XIV 71

 

SYNDROME

The Three-Day Syndrome XIII 111

The Abel Syndrome XX 111

 

SYNTAX

A Note on Judges 13:20-21: Sorting Out the Syntax XXXVIII (1) 10 

 

TA'AMAY HAMIKRA

Observations on Ta'amay Hamikra XII 84

 

TABERNACLE

The Tabernacle: A Psycho-theological Enterprise XVIII

Creation, Tabernacle and Sabbath XXV (2) 79

The Corner Boards of the Tabernacle 40:3 143

 

TABLET

The Nuzi Tablets: Reflections on the Patriarchal Narratives VIII 12

From the Nuzi Tablets XIII 216

The Layout of Decalogue on the Tablets and Archaeology XV 177

The Two Tablets of the Covenant XXI 73

 

TABLES

Altars and Tables in the Bible XIII 35

 

TALIONIS, LEX

The Lex Talionis in the Torah XXI 183

 

TALMUD

The Camel in the Bible and Talmud XIV 108

Jerusalem in the Bible and Talmud XIV 119

Biblical and Talmudic Attitudes towards Intermarriage XVII 107

The Duality of Man: A Study in Talmudic Allegorical Interpretations XXXVI (2) 102

 

TAMAR

Judah and Tamar: A Scriptural Enigma XII 246

Judah and Tamar XVI 123

The Rape of Tamar XX 174

Tamar Times Three XXX (2) 127

Rescue From Firey Death: Daniel Chapter 3 and Genesis Chapter 38 41:1 24

 

TANAKH

A Note on "Watergate" in the Tenakh II (2) 17

The Multiple Functions of "How" in the Tanakh XVIII 84

Parallelisms Between the Tanakh and the Gospels XXVII (1) 3

 

TANHUM

Kimchi and Tanhum Ben Joseph HaYerushalmi on Chronicles XXVI (1) 45

 

TARGUM

Note on a Latin Term in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan 41:3 191

 

TASSEL

The Tassel and the Blue Cord XXI 99

 

TATTOO

Ketovet Ka'aka (Leviticus 19:28): Tattooing or Branding? XXXVIII (1) 13

 

TEACHER

Who Was the Teacher in Biblical Days? II (4) 14

 

TEACHING

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 1  XVI 18

Questions by the Serpent and the Ass: Analysis and Parallels with Classroom Teaching: Part 2 XVI 104

Biblical Teachings of Peace XVI 125

 

TEHILLIM (also see: PSALMS)

Loyt a Kapitel Tehillim (Poem) III (3) 18

Tehilim - The Book of Psalms (Part 1) XVI 235

Tehilim - the Book of Psalms (Part 2) XVII 83

Tehillim, The Psalms XIX 191

 

TEL AZEKA

On and Off the Beaten Track in Tel Azeka XXXIV (1) 55

 

TEL DAN

The Tel Dan Excavation XVIII 190

 

TEMPLE

The Lesson of Ezekiel's Temple (Ezekiel 40-48) II (1) 13

Incised Stone Fragment Korban: From Southern Wall of Temple Mount XIII 235

Was There a Fourth Temple XIX 206

Reconstructing Herod's Temple in Jerusalem XIX 274

Pomegranates as Temple Requisites XXII (4) 268

The Temple Plan Revealed: A Mishnaic Formula for Building the Temple XXVII (4) 238

The Pillars of the Temple 42:4 221

 

TENTS

Gods, Tents and Authority: A Study of Exodus 32 and I Kings 12 XIX 230

 

TERAH

The Journey of Terah: To Ur-Kasdim or Urkesh? XXXIII (2)  73

 

TERMS

Names of Settlements in lsrael: Biblical Terms Turned into Names XIV 82

Ten Terms in the Torah: For Teachings, Commandments and Laws XXXIII (2) 113

 

TERROR

Reaction to Terror - A Biblical Perspective XV 125

 

TERUAH

What is Teruah XII 1

 

TEST

The Meaning of Abraham's Test: A Reexamination of the Akedah XIX 3

The Akedah Test: What Passes and What Fails XXXII (4) 251

 

TESTING

Testing God: A Midrash on the Akeda VIII 98

The Testing of Abraham XVII 237

 

TETRAGRAMMATON

Bible Trivia - The Tetragrammaton XIV 195

 

TEXT

Bible and Aggada: The Imaginative Text; How Aggada Expands Biblical Personality XIII 188

A Pair of Contradictory Texts XXVII (2) 125

Magdil and Migdol - Liturgical Responses to Textual Variants 41:2 119

 

THEFT

Darshanut: The Seven Mitzvot of Bnai Noah: Varieties of Theft XXXI (4) 269

 

THEMES

The Sacrifice of Isaac Theme in Yiddish Literature IV 1

Themes in the Book of Esther V 111

Who is Afraid of Edom: Reflections of a Theme in Lamentations  V 178

Book Review: Biblical Themes in World Literature by Sol Liptzin XIII 128

The Theme of the Song of Songs XV 106

 

THEODICY

Theodicy in the Bible XIII 174

Problem of the Theodicy XV 223

The Differences Between the Wise and the Foolish in Psalms: Theodicy, Understanding Providence, and Religious Responses XXXVIII (3) 157


THEOLOGY

The Theology of Psalm 145 (Part 1) XX 3

The Theology of Psalm 145 (Part 2) XX 73

Nahum's Theological Perspectives XXXII (3) 148

Derekh Hokhma: Part 2: Theological Implications of the Exodus Narrative XXXIII (1) 53

Sinai Upside-Down: The Theological Message of a Midrash 41:4 243

 

THEORY

On Darwin's Theory of Evolution XVI 99

 

THIRD

The Third Commandment XXI 24

 

THISTLE

Said the Thistle to the Cedar (II Kings 14) I (2) 12

 

THREE

Three Charismatic Judges and Their Strategies IV 8

The Three-Day Syndrome XIII 111

Three Nuances of Sexual Intercourse - Yadah, Bah El, Shachav Im   XVIII 92

Three Women XIX 204

Moses' Three Signs: Symbol and Augury XX 115

The Power of Threes XXXVI (3) 171

 

TILES

Tiles and Bricks in Biblical Poetry XV 160

 

TIME

The Direction and Purpose of Time: Isaiah's Vision and the End of Days  III (3) 7

Redemption: Time and Space XXI 178

Sacred Space and Holy Time XXXIV (4) 244

 

TIMES, BIBLICAL

Building in Biblical Times VI 1

Water in Biblical Times XV 195

 

TIMNAH

Samson in Timnah: Judges 14-15: Form and Function XV 249

 

TITTLE

Jot, Tittle, and Waw (Job 19:25) XVII 230

 

TORAH

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 1  I (2) 15

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 2  I (3) 18

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 3  I (4) 31

Sources on the History of Torah Reading: Part 4  II (2) 39

Sources on the History of Torah Reading II (4) 21

The Maccabees and the Transmission of the Text of the Torah IV 67

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 80

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 140

Torah Dialogues: Genesis VII 198

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 44

The Physical Characteristics of a Torah Scroll VIII 86

Torah Dialogues: Exodus VIII 94

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 140

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus VIII 210

Torah Dialogues: Leviticus IX 44

Torah Study and Peace of Mind XI 53

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 100

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 150

Torah Dialogues: Numbers IX 206

Torah Dialogues: Numbers X 28

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 124

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 166

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy X 258

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 40

Torah Study and Peace of Mind XI 53

Torah Dialogues: Deuteronomy XI 102

Scribal Peculiarities in the Sefer Torah XIV 135

Words of Torah XIV 196

Words of Torah XIV 261

Words of Torah XV 58

Words of Torah XV 129

Words of Torah XV 202

Words of Torah XV 272

Words of Torah XVI 57

The Lex Talionis in the Torah XXI 183

Torah Dialogues XXV (1) 46

Torah Dialogues XXV (2) 123

Torah Dialogues XXV (3) 195

The Word "Torah" in the Torah XXXIII (4) 241

The Torah as Divine Fire XXXV (2) 94

Is There a Pattern to the Five Books of Moses? XXXVI (1) 39

The Torah Reading for Rosh Ha-Shanah XXXIX (2) 83

A Torah With 70 Different Faces 41:1 28

 

TORN

The Torn Robe: A Study of I Samuel 15:26-28  VIII 136

 

TOWER OF BABEL

The Tower of Babel X 35

The Tower of Babel: God's Towering Pride XXVII (2) 89

The Book of Zephaniah: Allusions to the Tower of Babel XXVIII (1) 3

Outsmarting God: Egyptian Slavery and the Tower of Babel 41:3 200

The Tower of Babel in Eliezer Ashkenazi's Sefer Ma'aseh Hashem 42:2 83

The Book of Jubilees and the Midrash: Part 3: The Tower of Babel 42:3 165

 

TRADITION

The Biblical Tradition of Popular Democracy VIII 161

Dating the Book of Daniel: The Legitimacy of the Traditional View XIII 120

The Enoch Tradition XVIII 181

The Words Minhag and Masoret XXXI (3) 186

 

TRAGEDY

Tragedy in the Bible IX 3

Absalom's Story - Drama and Tragedy XI 1

Moses: The Tragedy of His Personal Life XI 141

Saul's Kingship - The Tragedy of a Leader XI 210

Jonah and Nineveh: The Tragedy of Jonah  XII 4

Jeremiah, A Tragedy: Thou Hast Enticed Me, and I was Enticed XIX 176

Ason: A Fate Worse than Death  XX 195

The Tragic King XXIX (3) 180

Samson: A Tragedy in Three Acts XXXV (1) 34

 

TRANSITION

Jonah - Transition From Seer to Prophet VII 1

Twins in Transition: Genesis 32:25-31 Re-Examined XII 166

 

TRANSLATION

Bible Translations and Mistranslations VII 44

Bible Trivia: The First Bible Translation XVI 121

Modern Biblical Translations XVII 141

The Humpty Dumpty Principle in Biblical Translation XVIII 141

Bible Translations, How Reliable  XXI 189

On the Inadequacy of Translation as Exemplified by a Literary Analysis of Four Translations of Psalm 102: Part I XXVII (2) 73

On the Inadequacy of Translation as Exemplified by a Literary Analysis of Four Translations of Psalm 102: Part II XXVII (3) 174

Bible Translators as Arbiters of Ambiguity: Part 1 XXIX (2) 96

Bible Translators as Arbiters of Ambiguity: Part 2 XXIX (3) 156

Why Start Jacob and Joseph with a "J"? XXXIII (4) 246

More Bible Curiosities and Mistranslations XXXIV (4) 211

Ha'achashtranim Bnei Ha'ramachim: Translating Esther 8:10 XXXVI (1) 33

Shalem: City or Safely? XXXVI (2) 121

Sons of Elokim as Used in Genesis XXXVI (2) 125

And Dinah the Daughter of Leah Went Out: The Meaning of Yatz'anit in Rashi's Commentary XXXVII (2) 121

Interpreting B-R-KH in Genesis 47 XXXVII (3) 175

The Function of the Root Y-R-KH in Genesis XXXVII (3) 189

Ketovet Ka'aka (Leviticus 19:28): Tattooing or Branding? XXXVIII (1) 13

Book Review: The Torah: A Modern Commentary, Revised Edition XXXVIII (2) 127

Translation, Midrash, and Commentary Through the Eyes of Onkelos XXXVIII (3) 191

The Translation of the Biblical Word Shofar 40 (2) 111

Kotonot Or (Genesis 3:21): Skin, Leather, Light, or Blind? 40 (2) 116

Isaiah 7:14B in New Major Christian Bible Translations 41:3 175

Note on a Latin Term in Targum Pseudo-Jonathan 41:3 191

 

TRANSMISSION

The Maccabees and the Transmission of the Text of the Torah IV 67

The School of Isaiah: Biography and Transmission of the Book of Isaiah XVIII 62

 

TRANSPORTATION

Transportation in the Bible XXV (1) 39

 

TRAUMA

The Trauma of Isaac XX 96

 

TREE

Do Not Destroy the Fruit Trees (II Kings 3) I (2) 9

The Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil II (1) 6

Metaphors of the Vine and the Olive Tree II (3) 15

What About the Tree of Life XV 270

What Was the Actual Effect of the Tree of Knowledge  XIX 105

Another Look at the Tree of Good and Evil XXVI (3) 184

 

TRIAL

The Trials of Abraham VIII 127

The Trial of Jeremiah XII 36

Fall of Samaria: Biblical Historiosophy on Trial XVII 26

God and Man on Trial XXI 226

Abraham's Ten Trials and a Biblical Numerical Notation XXXI (2) 73

Lot's Failed Trial XXXVII (3) 153

 

TRIBES

The New Settlement of the Tribe of Dan III (1) 10

The Ten Lost Tribes? III (4) 4

 

TRIVIA, BIBLE

Bible Trivia - Introduction XIV 126

Bible Trivia - The Tetragrammaton XIV 195

Bible Trivia - The Number Seven   XV 56

Bible Trivia - Vavei Ha'amudim XV 198

Bible Trivia - Soferim Scribes Counters XV 248

Bible Trivia: The First Bible Translation XVI 121

 

TRUTH

Biblical Prayers and Rabbinic Responses: Balancing Truthfulness and Respect Before God XXXVIII (1) 3

 

TURTLE

The Dove, Turtle Dove and Pigeon in Bible and Midrash XV 181

 

TWINS

Twins in Transition: Genesis 32:25-31 Re-Examined XII 166

 

TWO

Amos and Hosea: Two Directions in Israel's Prophecy V 101

At the Mouth of Two Witnesses XII 141

Two Righteous Men: Isaiah and Hezekiah XII 211

Midrash and Pesher: Two Classical Forms of Biblical Interpretation IV 103

The Two Seasons in Israel XIV 26

Two Biblical Parables: Irony and Self-entrapment XV 11

Ahitophel of Gilo: Two Literary Portraits XVI 227

The Two Tablets of the Covenant XXI 73

Two Concepts of the Covenant XXI 109

 

TYRE

The Biblical View of Tyre XXXIV (2) 73

 

TZEMAH HASHEM

The Meaning of Tzemach Hashem in Isaiah 4:2 XXVIII (1) 20

 

TZITZIT

The Tassel and the Blue Cord XXI 99

The Missing Thread of Blue XXXI (4) 245

The Mystery, Meaning and Disappearance of the Tekhelet XXXIX (2) 108

 

UNIQUE

Elijah - The Unique Prophet III (3) 16

A Unique Biblical Law XV 190

 

UNIVERSALISM

The Prophets: Nationalists or Universalists VIII 206

The Universalism of the Book of Jonah According to the Teaching of Yehezkel Kaufman X 20

Job, A Universal Drama (1) XXI 13

Job, A Universal Drama (2) XXI 80

Particularism and Universalism in Psalms XXIX (1) 13

Universalism and/or Particularism XXX (1) 3

Forget Not Your Forebears! XXX (3) 164

Both are the Words of the Living God XXXV (4) 242 

The Prophets of Israel: Both Universalist and Particularist XXXV (4) 249

The Three Tenses in the Kingdom of God: God of Israel or of the World XXXVIII (4) 255


UR-KASDIM

The Journey of Terah: To Ur-Kasdim or Urkesh? XXXIII (2)  73

 

URIAH

The Trial of Jeremiah and the Killing of Uriah the Prophet 42:1 27

 

USURY

Neshekh and Tarbit: Usury From the Bible to Modern Finance XXXIII (1) 13

Shakespeare's Forgivable Portrayal of Shylock XXXV (3) 187

 

UTOPIA

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

The Utopian Map in Ezekiel 48:1-35 XXXIV (1) 20

 

UZZIAH

What Happened to Uzziah's Bones? (II Kings 15) I (2) 5

 

VALUE

The Molten Sea and the Value of Pi  XIX 127

 

VARIANTS

Magdil and Migdol - Liturgical Responses to Textual Variants 41:2 119

 

VEGETABLES

A Garden of Vegetables XIX 123

 

VENGEANCE

Joseph and his Brothers: Vengeance or Reconciliation XIV 183

 

VERB

The Verb Naer in the Bible XVIII 27

Imperative Verbs Followed by the Preposition Lamed: Compulsory or Precatory? XXVIII (4) 264 

 

VERSE

Habakuk 3:13  A Problematic Verse XIII 105

A Problem Verse in Dayenu XIV 162

Comments on Biblical Verses XVIII 46

The Names of Biblical Verses XVIII 251

The Difficult Verse in Genesis 4:26  XVIII 257

Citing Chapter and Verse XX 234

 

VIGILANTE

Phinehas: Hero or Vigilante? XXXV (2) 119

 

VILLAIN

Ahasuerus is the Villain XVIII 187

Reply to: Ahasuerus is the Villain XIX 34

Who is the Villain XX 153

 

VINDICATION

Seeking Vindication, Especially in Jonah XXX (1) 17

 

VINE

Metaphors of the Vine and the Olive Tree II (3) 15

 

VIOLATION OF WOMEN

A Biblical Protest Against the Violation of Women VIII 194

 

VIOLENCE

Sex and Violence in the Bible IV 125

 

VIRGIN

Isaiah 7:14B in New Major Christian Bible Translations 41:3 175

 

VISION

The Aspaklaria of Prophetic Vision I (4) 27

The Vision of the Dry Bones Depicted in the Wall Drawings of the Synagogue in Dura Europos  II (1) 10

The Direction and Purpose of Time: Isaiah's Vision and the End of Days  III (3) 7

Understanding Redemption Through the Metaphor of the Family: A Prophetic Vision XXI 248

 

VOGUE

Jephthah's Literary Vogue VI 126

 

VOICE

God's Voice: From Creation to the Sanctuary XXXIII (3) 184

 

VOLCANO

The Volcano in Job 28  XVIII 234

 

VOW

Four Acts of Vowing in the Bible XXXVII (4) 231

 

WALL

The New Kotel Discovery (Isaiah 66:14) I (3) 24

The Western Wall: Part I  VI 141

The Western Wall: Part 2  VI 198

The Western Wall: Part 3  VII 35

The Western Wall: Part 4  VlI 84

The Western Wall: Part 5  VII 136

The Western Wall: Part 6  VII 193

Incised Stone Fragment Korban: From Southern Wall of Temple Mount XIII 235

 

WAR

The Earthquake that Turned the Course of the War (Psalm 60) II (2) 13

Obligatory War and Voluntary War III (1) 30

Could Moses' Hands Make War XIX 114

Did Abram Wage a Just War? XXXI (3) 167

Singnaling in Biblical Warfare and Moses' Role as Military Commander 40 (2) 74

The Curse of Death in War 40:4 231 


WARHORSE

The Warhorse of the Lord XXVIII (3) 163

 

WATER

Water in Biblical Times XV 195

Multiple Functions of Wells in the Tanakh XXXIV (3) 180

Moses at the Waters of Meribah: A Case of Transference XXXV (2) 85

A Study on the Dual Form of Mayim, Water 40:3 183

 

WATERGATE

A Note on "Watergate" in the Tenakh II (2) 17

 

WAW

Jot, Tittle, and Waw (Job 19:25) XVII 230

 

WEALTH

King Solomon's Golden Wealth XIX 136

 

WELL

Multiple Functions of Wells in the Tanakh XXXIV (3) 180

 

WESTERN WALL

The New Kotel Discovery (Isaiah 66:14) I (3) 24

The Western Wall: Part I  VI 141

The Western Wall: Part 2  VI 198

The Western Wall: Part 3  VII 35

The Western Wall: Part 4  VlI 84

The Western Wall: Part 5  VII 136

The Western Wall: Part 6  VII 193

 

WESTARD

Eastward and Westward: The Movement of Prophecy and History in the Book of Jonah XIII 16

 

WICKED, DESTRUCTION OF

The Destruction of the Wicked XIX 22

 

WILDERNESS

Psalms Chapter 63: David in the Wilderness 42:4 244

 

WIFE

A Perfect Wife (Proverbs 31:10) II (4) 17

Deborah, the Wife of Lapidot XVIII 135

 

WISDOM

Moby Dick and the Wisdom of Solomon V 170

The Siberian Exile and his Book: Review of a Study in Wisdom Literature  VI 44

Two Hymns to Wisdom: Proverbs 8 and Job 28 XXXVI (4) 222

The Differences Between the Wise and the Foolish in Psalms: Theodicy, Understanding Providence, and Religious Responses XXXVIII (3) 157

Solomon: The Too Wise King XXXIX (2) 91

The Two Wise Women of Proverbs Chapter 31 XXXIX (3) 175

Cut the Baby in Half: Understanding Solomon's Divinely-Inspired Wisdom XXXIX (3) 189


WISE COURTIER

The "Wise Courtier" in Rabbinic Literature XXXIX (3) 169


WISHES, SUICIDE AND DEATH

A Note on Job 6:8-10: Suicide and Death Wishes XV 173

 

WITCH

Saul and the Witch of Endor V 16

Saul and the "Witch of En-Dor" XXXIX (2) 99

The Ghost of Samuel: Real or Imaginary? 41:2 104

 

WITCHCRAFT

Witchcraft in the Bible XV 234

 

WITNESSES

At the Mouth of Two Witnesses XII 141

 

WOMEN

A Biblical Protest Against the Violation of Women VIII 194

Book Review: Lillith's Daughters: Women and Religion in Contemporary Fiction by BH Rigney XII 54

Rachel - A Woman Who Would Be a Mother XVIII 213

Three Women XIX 204

The Women Around Moses XXXIII (2) 127

Book Review: The Torah: A Women's Commentary XXXIX (2) 125

The Two Wise Women of Proverbs Chapter 31 XXXIX (3) 175


WORD-PAIRS

Two Fundamental Word-Pairs: Sow/Reap and Plow/Reap XXXI (4) 237

 

WORDPLAY

Wordplay in Genesis 2:25-3:1 42:1 3 

 

WORLD

King Saul in World Literature I (2) 1

The Motif of Job in Modern Jewish and World Literature III (1) 15

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

 

WORM

Darshanut: Thou Worm Jacob XXXII (1) 62

 

WORLDLY

Amos, Prophet and Worldly Man X 183

 

WORSHIP

Worship and Four Kings in Chronicles XXXIX (2) 118

 

WRESTLE

Jacob the Wrestler XIX 92

Who Wrestled with Jacob? XXXVIII (2) 119

 

WRITERS, BIBLICAL

National and Eschatological Messianism: Biblical Writers of the Second Commonwealth VI 147

 

YAH

Yah: A Name of God 42:1 21

 

YAVNEH

Rabban Gamliel of Yavneh XV 273

 

YETZER

Ke Yetzer Lev Haadam Rah Minurav X 32

 

YIDDISH

Elijah in Yiddish Literature I (3) 7

The Sacrifice of Isaac Theme in Yiddish Literature IV 1

 

ZEALOT

Elijah the Zealot: A Foil to Moses XXXII (3) 174

 

ZECHARIAH

And Ekron as a Jebusite (Zechariah 9:7) XXI 170

The Warhorse of the Lord XXVIII (3) 163

Zechariah: A Prophet During a Pivotal Time XXXI (1) 36

 

ZEDEKIAH

The Tragic King XXIX (3) 180

Zedekiah: Last King of Judah XXXVI (2) 93

 

ZELOPHEHAD 

The Daughters of Zelophehad Revisited XXV (3) 169

The Daughters of Zelophehad XXVI (4) 260

The Root G-R-A in the Bible: The Case of the Daughters of Zelophehad and Beyond 41:2 107

 

ZEPHANIAH

The Suk in Ancient Israel: Where was the Jerusalem Makhtesh II (2) 1

The Book of Zephaniah: Allusions to the Tower of Babel XXVIII (1) 3

 

ZERUBBABEL

Zerubbabel XVIII 148

 

ZIMRI

The Political Side of the Zimri-Cozbi Affair XXXVI (1) 22

 

ZION

Psalms of Zion III (4) 1

A New World and a New Man: Utopias in the Era of the Babylonian Exile and the Return to Zion XI 249

Moses, Elisha and Transferred Spirit: The Height of Biblical Prophecy? Part 2 XXX (3) 171

 

ZIPPORAH

The Circumcision Performed by Zipporah XXXV (4) 255


ZOHAR

The Mixed Multitude According to the Zohar 40 (2) 128 

 

ZOROASTRIANISM

Zoroastrianism and Biblical Religion XXXIV (3) 143