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."
How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.
Clothing & Appearance
Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.
Women & Feminism
Why do men wear yarmulkes, and women don't?
On the doorposts of houses and rooms.
50 of the most frequent Hebrew words that appear in the siddur.
What you should know before you're called to the Torah.
Taboo in Jewish tradition, but increasingly popular nonetheless.
An introduction to the parts that make up a synagogue sanctuary.
Debates about the role of women in Jewish life.
The clothing of Jewish prayer.
Biblical and rabbinic sources emphasize regulation to prevent the weak from being exploited by the strong.
The division and structure has been open to interpretation throughout history.