Gender & Sexuality
Jewish tradition looks favorably on sex and sexuality, given certain conditions.
Most traditional Jewish sources condemn trafficking and prostitution, but some of the messages are mixed.
Heterosexual couples have much to learn from gay ones when it comes to designing their wedding ceremony.
Jews Around the Globe
Women in the Beta Israel in Ethiopian society are mainly domestic and have strict purity laws.
The term refers to someone who refrains from physical contact with members of the opposite sex.
Jewish tradition embraces love and sex as part of the human drive for holiness.
In the Middle Ages, a Jewish woman's social well-being was considered important, but her life was strictly guided by Jewish law.
Women & Feminism
Considering the role of gender in producing knowledge about Judaism.
Traditional Judaism can--and should--embrace feminism to allow for greater equality in Jewish religious life.
This progressive Passover custom is surprisingly misunderstood.
The Jewish tradition encourages procreation, but some forms of contraception are less problematic than others.
The Torah doesn't explicitly outlaw sex before marriage, but it doesn't approve of it either.