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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The Most Important Person
Rabbi Dovid Green - 5759
When One Is In Pain He Says "Ouch"
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5762
The Father of Prophets
Shlomo Katz - 5772
Rabbi Raymond Beyda - 5766
A Mitzvah Gained is Eternity Gained
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5758
Closed Gates and Dead-Ends
Rabbi Eliyahu Hoffmann - 5761
In Search Of Whole
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5762
Fish & Chips (On the Shoulder)
Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky - 5757
Peek Behind the Curtain of Life
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5772
Doing it His Way
Rabbi Eliyahu Hoffmann - 5763
The Torah is Not Just for Rabbis
Rabbi Yaakov Menken - 5759
Is Silence Golden?
Shlomo Katz - 5771
A Bed of Potential Roses
Rabbi Label Lam - 5761
The Ever New in the Never Old
Rabbi Label Lam - 5772
A Taste of Heaven
Rabbi Naftali Reich - 5768
Payback Time Comes Years Later
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5761