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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BEREISHIS AND SUKKOS:
A Springtime of the Spirit
Rabbi Naftali Reich - 5767
Fonzie & the Happy Days of Rest
Jon Erlbaum - 0
Torah Vs. TV
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5759
The Secret of Perfect Joy
Rabbi Naftali Reich - 5770
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5761
Rabbi Eliyahu Hoffmann - 5764
A Tree Grew in Manhattan
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5764
Either You're With Us, Or...
Rabbi Dovid Green - 5762
Shlomo Katz - 5756
The Source of Our Blessings
Rabbi Label Lam - 5763
Somebody's a Nobody
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5759
The Uniqueness of Man
Shlomo Katz - 5766
A Tale Of Two Wives
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5774
Challal: On Many Levels
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5775
Four Species: All for One; One for All
Rabbi Osher Chaim Levene - 5766