In this week's parashah Jacob blesses his children and grandchildren. On Friday evenings, many Jewish parents emulate this moment by blessing their own children. Read more
Though the term mandelbrot literally means "almond bread," many modern varieties abound. This is a traditional recipe, perfect to be served with steaming glasses of tea. Read more
The ketubah is an ancient contract delineating the obligations of the husband to his wife. Today many couples have the contract decorated and displayed in their homes after they marry. Read more
Hanukkah's proximity to Christmas greatly affected the way the holiday is viewed, and many Jewish parents feel the need to respond the "December Dilemma." Read more
The centrality of the JOFA conferences to the movement of Orthodox feminism is both strange and wonderful.
Today's post is from guest writer Joanna Brichetto, Experiential Educator at West End Synagogue, who also writes for BookPage and runs the website Bib...
Thirty years ago I was drawn to a classified ad in the LA Times looking for a Social Worker with an MSW to visit Jewish convicts in county jails, stat...
Annual Cycle: Genesis 47:28 - 50:26
Triennial Cycle: Genesis 47:28 - 48:22