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  • The Promised Lands exchange, Part 2: The mythic pull of the land of Palestine

    By Shmuel Rosner

    January 27, 2016 | 3:34 am

    Adam Rovner is Associate Professor of English and Jewish Literature at the University of Denver. He holds an M.A. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a Ph.D. from Indiana University-Bloomington. His articles, essays, translations and interviews have appeared in numerous...

  • A failure of imagination: Parashat Shelach Lecha (Numbers 13:1-15:41)

    May 29, 2013 | 4:44 pm

    The imagination is a stretch of highway that bends through the universe. Its lanes unmarked, its exits limitless, yet it is, nevertheless, the shortest road to anywhere. Many years have passed since I last visited the Land of Israel. Yet if I set my mind to it, I can walk its...

  • Parshat Shelach

    By Abby Gilad

    June 6, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    Moses sends out 12 spies to check out the Land of Israel. When they come back, two of them say: "It'll be a challenge to conquer, but it's real beautiful there, and worth it!" The other 10 say: "Uh uh, no way. The people who live there are giants. We might as well go back to Egypt,...

  • Is There Truth in Archaeology?

    By Rabbi David Eliezrie

    April 19, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Pack up your Passover dishes for good. The Exodus, according to some modern university scholars and liberal rabbis, never really happened. That's what the Los Angeles Times told us in great detail last week in a long article published at the end of the holiday. But the piece, while...