Study Beliefs & Practices
Clothing & Appearance
Garments for synagogue and, for some, all-day wear.
Women & Feminism
Why do men wear yarmulkes, and women don't?
Body ink is a no-no, but it won't bar you from Jewish life.
The clothing of Jewish prayer.
Beliefs & Practices
From challah covers to yahrzeit candles, what they are used for, how they look and where you can find them.
The corner fringes on this ritual garment remind the wearer of all the commandments in the Torah.
Fringes for four-cornered garments.
Why some Jews ritualize their son's first haircut at age 3.
Discretion in appearance and speech is designed to protect our souls from assault by a coarse world.
Why do some people tuck them in, and others let them hang free?
The biblical prohibition against mixing wool and linen.
This common symbol for Judaism and Israel is newer than one might think.
An Orthodox fashion makeover.
What's the best head covering for a newly observant Jew?