Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.
From biblical times to the emergence of Rabbinic Judaism.
Taboo in Jewish tradition, but increasingly popular nonetheless.
In this Torah portion, Moses tells the Israelites that if they worship idols, they will be punished. Moses explains the laws of kosher food, and he details the three pilgrimage festivals: Passover, Shavuot and Sukkot.
August 31, 2019
Deuteronomy 11:26 - 16:17
Isaiah 66:1 - 66:24 | Shabbat Rosh Chodesh
The Torah seems to command us to be happy, but are our feelings within our control?
Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg
End of Life
A rich tradition, these free-form documents can provide comfort to the dying and their loved ones.
As the number of Holocaust survivors declines every year, efforts have been made to preserve their testimonies.
What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.
Your favorite summertime treat all wrapped in a babka.
The flavors of this light salad develop more completely the longer it sits.
This go-to chicken and rice dish looks gorgeous, tastes incredible, comes together in no time, and you can make it all in one pan.
By Holly Lebowitz Rossi
Test your knowledge of athletics in Judaism.
How much do you know about liturgy and prayers for regular days, Shabbat and holidays?
Magic & the Supernatural
The Jewish numerology tradition, known as gematria, values some numbers more than others.
A modern emphasis on peer-guided text study--an approach with ancient roots--reflects new social realities in the world of traditional Jewish learning.
Health & Wellness
Must the donor be Jewish for the child to be recognized as Jewish?