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Israeli Settlements: Questions and Answers

An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.

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What Is Midrash?

These writings, which fill in gaps in biblical texts, falls into two categories: halacha and aggadah.

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What Do Jews Believe About Jesus?

How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.

Why We Read The Book of Ruth on Shavuot

The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.

Passover Quiz

On prophets, pilgrimages and more.

The Toothpaste Sacrifice

Like toothpaste, derogatory speech cannot be returned to the tube.

A Timeline of the Holocaust

From Hitler's rise to power to the Nuremberg trials, key events of the Shoah.

How to Find a Jewish Study Partner Online

Resources for learning with others on the Internet.

Guide to Weekly Torah Commentaries Online

Where to find podcasts, videos and essays on the week's portion.

Anti-Semitism 101

What you need to know about the world's oldest hatred.

How to Learn More About Judaism Online

A guide to self-paced Jewish study on the Internet.

What Is BDS?

All about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.

Why The Mishnah Is the Best Jewish Book You’ve Never Read

This almost 2,000-year-old text flies under the radar -- but it's immensely important to Jewish life.

The Tattoo Taboo in Judaism

Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.

How to Learn Hebrew

A guide to online courses, tools and programs for adult students.