Why many synagogues are "pay to pray" -- and options for those on a budget.
Gender & Sexuality
The Torah doesn't explicitly outlaw sex before marriage, but it doesn't approve of it either.
Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Sunday, Sept. 9 and ends at sundown on Tuesday, Sept. 11.
In this Torah portion, Moses delivers specific rules about proper family relationships. He continues with laws involving many aspects of daily living, justice, family responsibility, work and sexuality.
August 25, 2018
Deuteronomy 21:10 - 25:19
Isaiah 54:1 - 54:10
Moses delivers the rules for mating in wartime and what to do when we realize we’ve fallen out of love.
Rabbi Danielle Leshaw
Blessings for Food
This series of blessings recited after meals is about much more than just food.
Yiddish originated in Germany, but was eventually spoken by Jews all over Europe.
What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.
Rosh Hashanah Food
A classic dish, re-imagined with sweet and savory flavors.
Traditional Colombian arepas get a spiced Middle Eastern-inspired filling.
These flavors deepen as they are cooked, making them sweeter.
How much do you know about the autumn holiday season?
Test your knowledge of the Jewish New Year.
Your Rosh Hashanah questions answered.
How to find an introductory Judaism class.
Whether you've lost a loved one or are simply paying a shiva visit, these words and phrases are helpful to know.