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What Are Jewish Genetic Diseases?

As many as 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews are estimated to be carriers for one of about 19 genetic diseases.

Jewish Funerals: What to Expect When You Go

Bad news, unfortunately, travels fast. It can be helpful to know in advance what to do when attending a Jewish funeral.

Abortion in Jewish Thought

The Jewish position on abortion is nuanced, neither condoning it nor categorically prohibiting it.

Judaism and Suicide

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.

Jewish Genetic Screening

How to find out if you are a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease

Sex and Sexuality 101

Judaism has an overwhelmingly positive attitude toward sex.

Jewish Genetic Diseases: Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know about screening, risks and ethical concerns.

Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community

Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.

Finding a Rabbi or Cantor to Officiate at Your Interfaith Wedding

While some Jewish clergy perform intermarriages, not all do.

What Gift Do You Give at a Jewish Wedding?

My Jewish Learning's official wedding gift guide

Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvah Gift Guide

Tips for picking the right present for this Jewish rite of passage.

Overview: Women in Traditional Jewish Sources

What the Bible, Talmud and other classic texts say about women and their roles.