History and Culture
Biblical scholar Anthony Lipscomb argues that the ancient Hebrews thought of shame very differently than we do. What can we learn from them?
Author Esther David traveled the country to discover its culinary traditions and delights.
Professor Jillian Stinchcomb traces the depiction of the Queen from the Bible through the Qur’an to the medieval origin story of the Ethiopian royal family.
In his new memoir, scientist Stanley Deser tells how he and his family grabbed everything and fled when the German soldiers stormed into France.
Scholar Karen Frostig is battling to preserve the memory of the Jungfernhof concentration camp in Latvia, where her grandparents perished.
Jonathan Sarna, one of the country's preeminent historians of American Judaism, offers his recommendations for anyone interested in understanding how we got to where we are today.