Beliefs & Practices
How do I make move-in day Jewish?
The 15th day of Av is both an ancient and modern holiday.
This blessing, traditionally recited for firsts, can be said anytime -- since every moment is new and unprecedented.
Discover the latest in Jewish events, podcasts and more at the education hub.
The hidden connection between Shabbat and reading.
Gummies, oil and other products containing CBD raise concerns for Jews who keep kosher.
Jews have a long and rich history in Ukraine going back more than a millennium. It was once one of ...
Welcome to Recharge, a weekly collection of Shabbat readings to refresh your soul. Each Saturday morning we’ll bring you a ...
Unlike other books in the Bible, Ruth is a story that largely makes us feel good. The book does not ...
In this Torah portion, Moses stresses to the Israelites the importance of keeping God’s commandments when they enter the Land of Israel. Moses repeats the Ten Commandments and utters the Shema and Ve’ahavta prayers.
August 13, 2022
Deuteronomy 3:23 - 7:11
Isaiah 40:1 - 40:26
In Parashat Vaetchanan, Moses "places" the Torah before the Israelites with a warning.
Mourning the destruction of both temples, as well as a number of other Jewish tragedies.
The sole remnant of the ancient Temple plays a role in observing festivals in modern times.
When and how will the dead will be brought back to life?
A colorful celebration of summer produce.
There are few things better than a freshly baked challah. But sometimes even perfection needs a little shake-up.
Monkey bread gets a savory, bagel-inspired makeover.
Jewish thinkers have long struggled to understand why the righteous suffer. Here are some of their answers.
On Tisha B’Av, Jews mourn the destruction of the Temple. But how much do you know about what it was really like?
This blessing is recited after the lighting of candles on Friday night.
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History
A look into the psyche of ancient Judaism.
Your questions about the Jewish day of mourning answered.
The prayer we recite when removing the Torah from the ark carries an important lesson about how to understand its ancient words across the expanse of time.