Beliefs & Practices
Frequently asked questions about Jewish views on these life-saving procedures.
Judaism is famously ambiguous about what happens when we die.
It is customary to send Purim gifts to friends and strangers.
How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.
How to find an introductory Judaism class.
What Jewish tradition says about cats, dogs and other companion animals.
Clothing & Appearance
The Jewish reasons for facial hair, including sidelocks (payot).
From kibbitz/kibbutz to mitzvah/mikveh, we round up some easily confused Hebrew and Yiddish terms.
Frequently asked questions about Jewish traditions related to death and mourning,
Learn the many chapters that make up the Tanach and find out where you can find more information about each.
A guide to courses, tools and programs for mastering the 'mamaloshen.'
How to participate in the longest-running Jewish book club (even if you can’t read Hebrew).
The Hebrew word for life is a popular symbol and toast — and is linked to the number 18.
Common Hebrew (and Aramaic) shorthand translated and explained.