Sharon M. Strassfeld is co-author of the <i>Jewish Catalog</i> series.
Shabbat, the rainbow after the flood, and brit milah are three covenantal "signs" which God provides.
An introduction to the parts that make up a synagogue sanctuary.
Tips for the novice shul-goer.
Creating a tallit (prayer shawl) or designing a bar/bat mitzvah invitation can add a meaningful personal dimension to the celebration.
Step-by-step instructions, materials not included.
What you need to know about this ritual welcoming the Sabbath.
10 things to know about--and think about--when planning a brit milah ceremony.
What to look for, how to care for them and — and what to do with them when Sukkot is over.
Instructions for the do-it-yourselfer.