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

Warrior + yahwist + expansionist + administrator = model king

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

A new identity for the second day of Shemini Atzeret.

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

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

Israel's first king was a controversial ruler.

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

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

How the Jewish year is numbered.