My Jewish Learning

My Jewish Learning is the leading independent website and digital community for all things Jewish, from Jewish history to text to ritual to prayer to food and much more. We offer a robust website with thousands of articles answering nearly every possible question about Judaism and Jewish life, a daily newsletter guiding subscribers through interesting facts and must-read news about Jewish life and practice, a daily Talmud essay called "A Daily Dose of Talmud," a weekly Shabbat newsletter, dozens of special emails featuring insights into major Jewish topics, and a robust online community through our social media channels. Articles written with the My Jewish Learning byline are authored and edited by our staff. My Jewish Learning's staff includes leading Jewish scholars and journalists. Rachel Scheinerman, who holds a doctorate in Ancient Judaism from Yale University, is My Jewish Learning's Editor, and Ben Harris, a longtime, award-winning journalist covering Jewish topics, is Managing Editor.


Articles by My Jewish Learning

Stories of Exile & Return

Every Thursday of October, join Jewish Majorca to explore the history and current lives of Jews from Iraq, Ukraine, Uganda’s ...

Stories of Exile & Return

Every Thursday of October, join Jewish Majorca to explore the history and current lives of Jews from Iraq, Ukraine, Uganda’s ...

Stories of Exile & Return

Every Thursday of October, join Jewish Majorca to explore the history and current lives of Jews from Iraq, Ukraine, Uganda’s ...

Stories of Exile & Return

Every Thursday of October, join Jewish Majorca to explore the history and current lives of Jews from Iraq, Ukraine, Uganda’s ...

How To Do Research at YIVO: Accessing Digitized Materials

The Archives and Library at the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research represent the single largest and most comprehensive collection of ...

Benjamin Netanyahu on BIBI: MY STORY

Less than two weeks prior to Israel’s fifth election in less than four years, The Temple Emanu-El Streicker Cultural Center, ...

Demons in the Talmud

The Talmud is filled with stories about demons, and laws that regulate how humans and demons should interact. But what ...

Tree of Life Film Screening

The survivors of the 2018 deadly attack in Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life synagogue recount the harrowing experience and detail how ...

William Shatner and Joshua Brandon: Still Boldly Going

For almost 30 years, Captain James T. Kirk and his crew of the Enterprise went where no one had gone ...

Love Brought Me Through the Holocaust: Stories Survive

Join the Museum of Jewish Heritage for a Stories Survive program in which Judith will discuss her story, as told ...