A guide for bar/bat mitzvah guests and other newcomers to Sabbath worship.
What happens during the Friday night prayer service.
Each Torah portion is paired with a passage from the Prophets.
Tips for the novice shul-goer.
The synagogue is a Jewish prayer center led by a rabbi.
Are there any Reform temples that still have their main service on Sunday?
An overview of when to stand, sit or sway — and why.
The changing role of the pulpit rabbi in America.
The focal point of the synagogue sanctuary.
Factor your audience's expectations and the limits of their patience into your presentation about the Torah portion.
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah
At the end of Sukkot, rejoicing to prove a point
The Day of Atonement contains more services than any other observance in Judaism.