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Organ Donation and Judaism

Frequently asked questions about Jewish views on this life-saving procedure.

How Jewish LGBT Weddings May Improve Straight Ones

Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.

What Is A Mikveh?

Whether you're dunking for conversion or for any other reason, here's what to expect at the ritual bath.

Rachel Adler

How Adler used feminist ideas to challenge Jewish law.

Who Is a Jew: Matrilineal Descent

Why is Judaism traditionally passed down through the mother?

The Shulhan Arukh

The ultimate code of Jewish law.

The Mishneh Torah

Maimonides' halakhic magnum opus.