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The Brit Milah (Bris): What You Need to Know

Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.

Jewish Funerals: What to Expect When You Go

Bad news, unfortunately, travels fast. It can be helpful to know in advance what to do when attending a Jewish funeral.

Abortion and Judaism

The Jewish position on abortion is nuanced, neither condoning it nor categorically prohibiting it.

December Holiday Tips for Interfaith Parents

Interfaith families struggle to be true to the religions of both parents during the winter holiday season.

Judaism and Suicide

Taking one's life is officially a violation of Jewish law, but many contemporary rabbis recognize that most suicides result from struggles with mental illness.

Jewish Genetic Screening

How to find out if you are a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease

Sex and Sexuality 101

Judaism has an overwhelmingly positive attitude toward sex.

Jewish Genetic Diseases: Frequently Asked Questions

What you need to know about screening, risks and ethical concerns.

Intermarriage and the American Jewish Community

Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.

Adapting the Sheva Brachot for Same-Sex Marriages

Tweaking the traditional rituals and blessings for LGBT wedding ceremonies.

What Gift Do You Give at a Jewish Wedding?

My Jewish Learning's official wedding gift guide.

Bar Mitzvah/Bat Mitzvah Gift Guide

Tips for picking the right present for this Jewish rite of passage.