Have you ever wondered what the word "Torah" refers to? Have you ever had the desire to become more familiar with the personalities of Job and Jeremiah? How about an understanding of the story of Queen Esther and Haman?
If so, then this section (first in our new Judaism Primer) is for you! A clear index leads you to information on all sections of Tanach, which is a Hebrew acronym for Torah, Nevi'im (the Prophets), and Kesuvim (Divinely-inspired writings). Scroll down this page, and click on your choice of sections to learn more.
Rabbi Boruch Clinton teaches at the Ottawa Torah Institute yeshiva high
school and Machon Sarah high school for girls (both in Ottawa, Canada).
You may reach him with comments and questions at
You can now read some of Rabbi Clinton's essays on Torah life at
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TZAV AND PURIM:
Haman's Offer of Silver Shekels
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5760
The Almighty Dollar
Rabbi Pinchas Avruch - 5762
Shlomo Katz - 5761
One Time, or Always?
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5760
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5764
A Well-Red Parshah
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5760
Did Esther Succeed
Rabbi Label Lam - 5769
Eat, Drink and Be Merry: A Spiritual Celebration
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5766
Shlomo Katz - 5773
His Worst Nightmare Realized
Rabbi Label Lam - 5768
Parashas Zochor: Doomsday Amalek
Rabbi Osher Chaim Levene - 5768
A Month of Happiness
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5757
Fit To Serve
Rabbi Yochanan Zweig - 5770
Shlomo Katz - 5769
Delving into the Megila
Shlomo Katz - 5758