An interview with a Biblical botanist

This article originally appeared in The Jewish Press. Zohar Amar is an associate professor in the Department of Land of Israel Studies at Bar-Ilan University, with 25 years’ worth of expertise in natural science, archaeology, and Judaic studies. He recently collaborated with Koren Publishers in producing a new edition of Chumash, called the Koren Israel…

Welcome to the new Koren blog

We’re excited to use this platform to give the Koren community a fresh, new perspective on who we are and what we’re publishing. The blog will serve as a place to focus on fascinating books that we’re releasing and showcase a behind-the-scenes look at our company. Here you’ll find interviews with our authors and production…

Leading the Revival in Tanakh Study

By Rabbi Yoel Bin Nun When students in Religious-Zionist and Modern-Orthodox yeshivot study Talmud and Halakha, they do so in the same way, in the same language, and with the same tools that students have been studying those texts for hundreds of years. When they encounter students of ĥaredi yeshivot, they can discuss with them…