Redemption of the first-born son is an act of gratitude and humility.
Where the circumcision covenant comes from.
Circumcision debates and intermarriage
Adam's naming of the animals raises complex issues, including the deeper meanings of our names.
Is it an offer you can't refuse?
God names Bezalel, giving him inspiration to lead.
With more gays and lesbians starting families, same-sex Jewish couples are faced with myriad challenges.
Our names are our essence.
Judaism commands us to respect our mothers and fathers — and provide for our children.
Long before the creation of contemporary ceremonies for girls, some Jewish communities had special customs.
Just as the introduction of God's new name represents a shift in our relationship with God, our different names and titles also symbolize different relationships and interactions.