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Kohelet

Ecclesiastes

Who Said All Is Futile?

The significance of Rashbam’s surprising observation about Kohelet for understanding introductions and conclusions to biblical books.

Dr. Rabbi

Zev Farber

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Qohelet on Pleasure

Qohelet says that simḥah (joy) is the best thing in life, but also that it is profitless and absurd. This essay will explore this fundamental contradiction.[1]

Prof. Rabbi

Michael V. Fox

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