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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BESHALACH AND TU BESHVAT:
Rabbi Raymond Beyda - 5766
Illogical Treatment May Yield Bonanza For The Nation That is
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5770
The New Year for Trees
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5760
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5771
A Seamless Integration On A Higher Plane
Rabbi Naftali Reich - 5774
The Perfect Script Writer
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5772
On the "Sent" of Freedom
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5760
A Cry from the Heart
Rabbi Naftali Reich - 5770
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5763
How Did Pharaoh Do It?
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5764
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5757
Was It Really Fair-oh?
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5763
Song of Moses and Isreal
Rabbi Berel Wein - 5774
The Splitting Of The Sea and the Concept of Hidur Mitzvah
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5773
Every Good Deed Rewarded
Shlomo Katz - 5762
Words of Remembrance
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5758