Beliefs & Practices
The centrality of God in Judaism may not be as straightforward as you think.
There are 613, not just 10, commandments, or mitzvot.
The word "kosher" literally means "fit" or "appropriate."
Rosh Hashanah Food
Why this ancient fruit is a Jewish symbol.
Each person has the inclination to do both good and bad.
How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.
A modern interpretation of sin and repentance.
Clothing & Appearance
While most contemporary Jewish authorities believe ear piercing is fine, the matter grows somewhat more complex when it comes to extensive piercings or piercing other body parts.
How the Five Books of Moses are divided up into weekly portions.
From challah covers to yahrzeit candles, what they are used for, how they look and where you can find them.
Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.
How well do you know Jewish magic, and the debates around it?
Jewish law forbids hunting, and few Jews own firearms.
In Jewish texts, the devil is sometimes an adversary and sometimes an embodiment of evil.
Women & Feminism
Why do men wear yarmulkes, and women don't?