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

Ukraine and Russia, A Troubled History

This virtrual program features Dr. Christoph Gassenschmidt, Prof at the American U in Greece, on historic and current issues between ...

Secret Chord Concert Series – Mostly Kosher

Last month, we launched the first season of Secret Chord Concerts, a new series spotlighting top Jewish musicians worldwide today. ...

Dance and Disability in Jewish and Israeli Contexts

This panel will discuss the complicated junction of dance and disability within Israeli and Jewish contexts. While the phenomenon of ...

All-of-a-Kind Family Walking Tour

Follow in the footsteps of Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie, the beloved sisters depicted in Sydney Taylor’s children’s classic ...

All-of-a-Kind Family Walking Tour

Follow in the footsteps of Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie, the beloved sisters depicted in Sydney Taylor’s children’s classic ...

The Chosen Comedy Festival

Comedy plays an important role in uniting people through ideas, creativity, and laughter – especially during times of turmoil and ...

The Boston Festival of New Jewish Music: Anthony Mordechai Tzvi Russell

Part of the Boston Festival of New Jewish Music, a free monthly concert series presenting original music drawing from the ...