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.
An overview of the Jewish state and its many accomplishments and challenges.
Relations between African Americans and Jews have evolved through periods of indifference, partnership and estrangement.
Your Yom Kippur questions answered
Your Rosh Hashanah questions answered.
Personalities of the Bible
The infamous story of the prophet with the talking donkey demonstrates the Bible's awareness that powers of divination were not limited to Israelite seers.
At the core of Lamentations is an expression of faith in the human capacity to survive in a broken world.
End of Life
Jewish approaches to medical decision-making for the terminally ill.
How to find an introductory Judaism class.
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).
This special reading for Tisha B'Av sets the tone for this tragic and mournful day