Women & Feminism
Debates about the role of women in Jewish life.
An overview of how marriages are traditionally dissolved.
Weddings & Marriage
The traditions, rituals and liturgy for Jewish weddings.
What to expect and how to behave at a bar/bat mitzvah service.
Health & Wellness
As many as 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews are estimated to be carriers for one of about 19 genetic diseases.
Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.
Bad news, unfortunately, travels fast. It can be helpful to know in advance what to do when attending a Jewish funeral.
Beliefs & Practices
The Jewish position on abortion is nuanced, neither condoning it nor categorically prohibiting it.
Taking one's life is officially a violation of Jewish law, but many contemporary rabbis recognize that most suicides result from struggles with mental illness.
How to find out if you are a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease
Gender & Sexuality
Judaism has an overwhelmingly positive attitude toward sex.
What you need to know about screening, risks and ethical concerns.