An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.
These writings, which fill in gaps in biblical texts, falls into two categories: halacha and aggadah.
How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.
This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day
The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.
Many calamitous events are said to have occurred on Tisha B'Av.
An overview of the Jewish state and its many accomplishments and challenges.
As the number of Holocaust survivors declines every year, efforts have been made to preserve their testimonies.
The Sabbaths before and after Tisha B'Av provide a message of comfort and consolation.
Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.
How to find an introductory Judaism class.
Your Rosh Hashanah questions answered.
Establishing a new nation and defending It
What Jewish tradition says about cats, dogs and other companion animals.
Clothing & Appearance
The Jewish reasons for facial hair, including sidelocks (payot).