Next Tuesday, Jews observe a public fast to commemorate the anniversary of the day the Romans breached the walls of Jerusalem in 70 C.E. Learn about how the four minor fast days are different from Yom Kippur and Tisha B'Av. Read more
This recipe for chorosh sabsi, or Persian herb stew with dehydrated limes, is pure goodness. Channel your inner Shirazi or Tehrani and make it today! Read more
This week's parashah is about a prophet named Bilaam who is hired by the Moabite king to curse the Israelites. On the way to do his job Bilaam is presented with a number of challenges, including a talking donkey. Read more
Today there is a good chance that someone special in your life who isn't Jewish will be at your bris, simchat bat, or other welcoming ceremony for your new baby. Read more
You’re the first openly gay man to lead a national rabbinic association in the U.S.
"Ashkenazi." "Sephardic.” As a kid, wandering around the kiddish reception at our shul collecting cellophane ruffle-topped toothpicks in a plastic cup...
The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission was created in 1956 to fight against racial integration.
Annual Cycle: Numbers 22:2 - 25:9
Triennial Cycle: Numbers 23:27 - 25:9