Avraham Tal, a young Israeli musician, has produced a new album and the sixth song is a musical rendition of chapter 13 of Paul's First Epistle to the Corinthians.

A controversy is raging in Israel. The Israeli Education Minstry is seeking to ban booklets that translate the Bible into modern Hebrew. It is no secret that many Israelis have difficulty understanding the Hebrew of the Bible. Should the Bible be translated into modern Hebrew? This is the question raised in an interesting article written by Tamar Rotem in HaAretz, Friday, September 5, 2008.

We do not usually publish commercials on our site but we can not ignore the distribution of a new collection of CDs: “Songs of the Bible: Songs inspired by the TaNaKh”. The five CDs in the collection bring together Israeli songs from all generations that have been inspired by the Biblical texts. From Genesis to Chronicles, the songs, in a variety of genres and styles, are witnesses to the importance of the Biblical sources in Israeli culture.