Washington promises no sanction to bigotry, and no assistance to persecution.
Sephardic, German, and Eastern European immigrants each contributed to the formation of American Jewry.
Modern Jewish History
Brandeis was also the first high court nominee subject to public hearings.
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Jewish tradition teaches that appropriate arguments are conducted for the sake of Heaven.
How and why Ukraine was arguably the most important cradle for early Zionists.
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, God instructs Moses and Aaron regarding the red heifer. Miriam, who is the sister of Moses and Aaron, dies. Moses hits a rock to bring forth water rather than speaking to it. At the end of the portion, Aaron dies.
HAFTARAH FOR CHUKAT
July 09, 2022
Numbers 19:1 - 22:1
Judges 11:1 - 11:33
The famed red heifer is a key part of a biblical purification process. But why do we need laws to create a system of purity and impurity in the first place?
Just because Israel is a Jewish country doesn't mean all its Jews are the same.
Beliefs & Practices
Why does the mezuzah go on a diagonal?
The world's most famous magician, whose real name was Erich Weisz, was the son of a rabbi.
You can make this Eastern European delight with fresh or frozen cherries.
The addition of Middle Eastern spices gives this challah a subtle flavor that is perfect with a savory meal.
In 2022, Hanukkah begins at sundown on Sunday, Dec. 18 and lasts until sundown on Monday, Dec. 26.
Personalities of the Bible
The fourth chapter of the Book of Ezekiel finds God instructing the prophet to perform a series of bizarre tasks.
The Nazi doctor was infamous for inhumane experimenting on Auschwitz prisoners.
Increasingly trendy worldwide, Israeli food mixes the flavors of the Middle East and the Jewish Diaspora.
A description of Judaism's primary book of Jewish legal theory.
What the Zohar teaches about love-making and the coming of the messiah.
The history of the weekly portion — and the different schedules on which it's done.