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
You can also buy his collection of essays on
the Book of Shmuel (Samuel) in printed form at
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Rabbi Frand on Parshas Noach
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New Stage, Old Actors
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5762
Beshegam Hu Moshe?
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Sins Committed In Private Ultimately Lead To a Violent Society
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5765
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5759
Building Towers - For What?
The Name of HASHEM
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Wine and Window Washers
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Great In His Own Times
Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein - 5768
"G-d Watches Over Man"
Shlomo Katz - 5764
The Perfect Storm
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Procreation: Creating Worlds
Rabbi Osher Chaim Levene - 5766
Window to the World
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5762
A Sobering Lesson
Three Philosophies at Bavel
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Did The Animals Come Or Did Noach Have To Bring Them?
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