Beliefs & Practices
Jewish law forbids hunting, and few Jews own firearms.
In Jewish texts, the devil is sometimes an adversary and sometimes an embodiment of evil.
Women & Feminism
Many liberal Jewish women wear yarmulkes during prayer and at other times.
On the doorposts of houses and rooms.
Clothing & Appearance
Why most Orthodox women cover their hair, whether with wigs, hats or scarves.
Taboo in Jewish tradition, but increasingly popular nonetheless.
Health & Wellness
While Jews were instrumental in establishing the field of psychology, the Jewish community is not always comfortable dealing with those who suffer from psychiatric conditions.
In Jewish tradition, gambling is frowned upon, but not prohibited.
Though often widely practiced, customs are not considered mandatory by traditional Jews.
Capital punishment: allowed in the Torah and Talmud, but rarely carried out by Jewish courts.
Debates about the role of women in Jewish life.
The clothing of Jewish prayer.