Although Jewish tradition has relatively little to say about mourning for non-Jews, the subject is hardly new. Through history, Jews have grieved for gentile friends, neighbors, and business associates. But how? Read more
Labane, a thick yogurt-based cheese, often makes an appearance at Israeli breakfast tables. Perfect for dunking with fresh pita bread, start your day with this refreshing dish. Read more
Although many ancient "abandoned hero" stories survive, the biblical example of the story Moses has some clear points of departure. Read more
Glatt means smooth in Yiddish, and in the context of kashrut it means that the lungs of the animal were smooth, without any adhesions that could potentially render it unkosher. Read more
There are a lot of adjectives that I can use to describe my identity, some more obvious than others.
Stephen Dixon is, in my opinion, the best and most overlooked American Jewish fiction writer in the country.
There’s a little experiment I’d like to try, knowing that this blog post will be published by the Jewish Book Council and a MyJewishLearning blog. ...
Annual Cycle: Exodus 1:1 - 6:1
Triennial Cycle: Exodus 1:1 -2:25