The centrality of God in Judaism may not be as straightforward as you think.
Beliefs & Practices
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.
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.
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.
An overview of the texts that guide Jewish worship.
The Jews as a nation in the land of Israel