The Psychology of Tisha B’Av & Kinot: 5 Questions for Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

We recently had the privilege of speaking with Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb about the deeper meaning of Tisha B’Av. Rabbi Weinreb, a clinical psychotherapist and internationally-renowned Torah scholar, hosts the OU’s annual Tisha B’Av webcast. He is also the translator of the kinot in The Lookstein Edition of the Mesorat HaRav Kinot

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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…

Technology Partnership with Sefaria

Last week, Koren Publishers and Sefaria, a free online library of Jewish texts, announced a technology partnership and integration involving The Noé Edition Koren Talmud Bavli. The partnership provides online users of the site with the Aramaic text of the Talmud (Babylonian Talmud), along with Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz’s clear, contemporary translation and commentary from the…