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.
Celebrating the Jewish state.
While following a tradition of praying for the government, this prayer has some significant differences.
Southern & Jewish
Memorial Day is approaching, and while I’m usually swept up in the parades, beach trips and community cookouts, this year ...
Rabbis Without Borders
This evening begins Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. It is a day set aside to remember the experience of the ...
How much do you know about this spring holiday?
An overview of the Jewish state and its many accomplishments and challenges.
When the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, Gad Beck, died in 2012, it was a poignant reminder that both ...
As the number of Holocaust survivors declines every year, efforts have been made to preserve their testimonies.
Establishing a new nation and defending It
The connections between this story and the spring harvest festival.
Although modern traditionalist Judaism uniformly affirms the divinity of the Torah, classical sources disagree on what role Moses had in its production.
Israelis and liberal Jews observe fewer days for some holidays than traditional Diaspora Jews.