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Baseless Love

How Tu B’Av, the “Jewish Valentine’s Day,” can prepare us for Yom Kippur.

Shavuot 2018

What you need to know about this holiday, which starts at sundown May 19.

What Is the Torah Portion?

How the Five Books of Moses are divided up into weekly portions.

How to Learn More About Judaism Online

A guide to self-paced Jewish study on the Internet.

Soul Memories

What actually happened at Mount Sinai?

Who Really Hardened Pharaoh’s Heart?

Was God responsible for the Egyptian leader's intransigence?

What To Expect At Synagogue Services on Saturday Morning

A guide for bar/bat mitzvah guests and other newcomers to Sabbath worship.

Highlights of the Shabbat Morning Synagogue Service

The major parts of the Saturday morning service.

Understanding Biblical Sacrifice (Korbanot)

What sacrifice is, where it comes from, and what it can mean for us today.