The People of the Book on the Emerald Isle.

What to expect as a guest at someone's Friday night table.

On Purim we are supposed to drink until we can no longer tell the difference between good and evil, right? ...

The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.

Believers and skeptics alike tend to view God similarly -- as big, all-powerful, and good. But there are other options.

What to look forward to in synagogue on Shavuot.

The name of this holiday has more to do with when it falls than what it is about.

For a holiday that is only one or two days long, “weeks” seems a strange name.

On the doorposts of houses and rooms.

How a convert came to embrace Judaism's most controversial blessing.