Relationships

Bible

My Wife, My Sister

Three times in Genesis, wives are "passed off" as sisters.

Relationships

How to Negotiate Jewish Differences

9 tips to help your family get along, even if members observe Judaism differently.

Weddings & Marriage

Jewish Marriage

Jewish marriage is not merely a secular legal partnership, but a union sanctified by God.

Jewish Parent/Child Relationships

Judaism commands us to respect our mothers and fathers — and provide for our children.

Learning from Laughter this Father’s Day

A Father's Day tribute to the white grandfather who raised me to be a proud biracial Jewish man.

Relationships Quiz

What are the details of what Judaism advises for spouses, parents, children, siblings and friends?

When Siblings Fight

Toldot: A resource for families.

Jewish Family

Ideas and resources for raising Jewish kids.

Sibling Relationships

Never simple, often painful, the bonds between brothers and sisters are nevertheless uniquely valuable.

Jewish Grandparenting

Creating a lasting and meaningful Jewish relationship with your grandchildren.

Relationships 101

God's expectations of Jews, as portrayed in the Bible and rabbinic law, extend beyond the divine-human relationship to encompass many sorts of relationships between individual human beings as well.

When a Child Should Disobey a Parent

Jewish law recognizes several categories of actions that should be avoided even if one is directed to do them by one's mother or father.

How to Show Respect for a Parent: A Jewish View

It's not only what you do for your parents that counts, but how you do it as well.

Friendship in Jewish Thought

The benefits of friendship are appreciated by Jewish tradition: Ecclesiastes wrote, "Two are better than one because they have a good reward for their labor. For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow; but woe to him that is alone when he falls, fo

Jewish Wisdom on Friendship

Jewish literature offers many insights into the nature of friendship, the rewards it offers, and the efforts one should make to sustain a friendship.