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.
As the number of Holocaust survivors declines every year, efforts have been made to preserve their testimonies.
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).
Increasingly trendy worldwide, Israeli food mixes the flavors of the Middle East and the Jewish Diaspora.
Five books of story, law, and poetry divided into 54 weekly portions.
For many Jews, the Torah's authority does not derive from being a divine document.
Personalities of the Bible
The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!
The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.
Many of the injunctions in the Torah appear immoral from a human perspective.