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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TETZAVEH AND PURIM:
Oil and Water
Shlomo Katz - 5774
How Humble Should You Be?
Shlomo Katz - 5763
Darling, Your Clothes are Divine
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5759
The Breastplate and the Apron
Rabbi Berel Wein - 5772
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5764
Instructions for Life
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5759
Make It Perfectly Clear
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5763
The Importance of Being, the Importance of Having...a Rav
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5766
Purim: Basic Concepts And Laws
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5760
The Stamp Of G-d
Rabbi Aron Tendler - 5763
Rabbi Pinchas Winston - 5762
Amalek: Existence and Non-Existence
Rabbi Osher Chaim Levene - 5766
Tribute of Anonymity
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5763
Greatest Accolade Given To Mordechai
Rabbi Yissocher Frand - 5757
A Divine Environment
Rabbi Yisroel Ciner - 5757
The Complete Purim Story
Rabbi Yehudah Prero - 5761