Don't believe in God? In reward and punishment? The obligations of Jewish law? Here's why you should fast anyway.

The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!

A sampler of Yiddish films (with English subtitles) on the Internet.

The ancient practice of tearing clothes is a tangible expression of grief and anger in the face of death.

A new identity for the second day of Shemini Atzeret.

Learn the many chapters that make up the Tanach and find out where you can find more information about each.

The Book of Samuel tells of the rise of the Davidic monarchy

Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king

The Hebrew Bible, or Tanach, is divided into three sections: Torah, Prophets and Writings.

How the Jewish year is numbered.