Deb Perelman Tells Us Why the New Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Is Stacked With Jewish Recipes

The book is dedicated to her late father, and filled with recipes inspired by her Jewish family.

Which Is Holier?

Does greater holiness inhere in holiday celebrations, or ordinary moments?

Nedarim 39

Don't visit the sick.

Nedarim 32

Perfectly imperfect.

Parashat Vayetzei: Lonely but Not Alone 

While grief is an inherently lonely and individual journey, we need not experience it alone.

Nedarim 31

Jews vs. Samaritans.

Judaism and Pornography

Consumption of adult materials may run afoul of several principles in Jewish law.

How to Light the Hanukkah Menorah

The traditional blessings and procedures for lighting the Hanukkah candles.

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Were the mitzvot given to derive benefit?