Does a fetus have the same legal status as a person?
About Jewish Lifecycle. Jewish Ceremonies and Rituals.
The roots of Ashkenazic cuisine lie in medieval Germany.
For the Jews of North Africa couscous is as homey as apple pie.
The famous fish dish eaten along the Tigris.
Overview of why Jewish ritual and what it does.
Yiddish-speaking Jews put faith in the language of their new country and left an indelible mark on American letters.
Gender & Sexuality
Traditional sources on homosexuality.
Judaism approves of sex and sexual pleasure, valuing it as a means toward procreation and companionship.
A selection of statements from rabbis of various denominations.
The message to the one who is circumcised: The covenant involves pain and sacrifice as well as honor and sanctity. And it is part of who you are, branded into your flesh at birth.
From biblical to contemporary times, how Jews have practiced this ceremony of redemption of the first-born.