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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VAYIKRA AND PURIM:
Rabbi Yochanan Zweig - 5772
We Don’t Know!
Rabbi Label Lam - 5764
G-d "Called," But It's Our "Calling"
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5759
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5760
Rabbi Label Lam - 5763
Moshe Did Not Intend To Drop A Letter From The Torah
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5764
The Secret of Mordechai's Success
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5762
Call to the Wild
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5758
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5764
Knowing One's Calling
Rabbi Eliyahu Hoffmann - 5763
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5761
Victory Over the Animal Within
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5758
Rabbi Pinchas Avruch - 5763
The Self-Sacrifice of a Sacrifice
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5757
Hearing Voices from Heaven
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5760
Purim: Basic Concepts And Laws
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5760