The proud and turbulent history of Israel's experiment in communal living.
A mid-20th-century haven for Jews trying to get away from it all.
A Jewish prayer that asks for a safe journey.
In this Torah portion, Moses recounts the Israelites’ episodes from their 40 years in the wilderness. Moses encourages the Israelites in their upcoming conquest of the land of Canaan.
July 29, 2017
Deuteronomy 1:1 - 3:22
Isaiah 1:1 - 1:27
The line between “interpretation” and “alteration” isn’t always clear.
Rabbi Matthew V. Soffer
Clothing & Appearance
Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.
The story of the young diarist who became a symbol of the Holocaust.
Weddings & Marriage
Why the Jewish wedding ceremony ends with a famous bang.
The most essential salads and side dishes for all summer cook-outs.
This flavorful cold soup was a favorite of the Jews of Eastern Europe.
From fresh Israeli cuisine to classic brisket, this list covers it all.
How much do you know about Tisha B'Av?
How much do you know about Jewish weddings?
How much do you know about the main Jewish figures and events, from the Bible to the dawn of modernity?
Gender & Sexuality
Jewish views on hot topics.
My Jewish Learning's official wedding gift guide.
Attitudes have shifted dramatically in recent decades, with sharp differences between the Orthodox and liberal movements.