Questions and answers about the circumcision ceremony for Jewish baby boys.
Bad news, unfortunately, travels fast. It can be helpful to know in advance what to do when attending a Jewish funeral.
Beliefs & Practices
The Jewish position on abortion is nuanced, neither condoning it nor categorically prohibiting it.
Interfaith families struggle to be true to the religions of both parents during the winter holiday season.
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.
Health & Wellness
How to find out if you are a carrier for a Jewish genetic disease
Gender & Sexuality
Judaism has an overwhelmingly positive attitude toward sex.
What you need to know about screening, risks and ethical concerns.
Once taboo, "marrying out" is now commonplace and — outside Orthodoxy — widely accepted.
Weddings & Marriage
Tweaking the traditional rituals and blessings for LGBT wedding ceremonies.
My Jewish Learning's official wedding gift guide.
Tips for picking the right present for this Jewish rite of passage.