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Ask the Expert: Jews and the Stock Market

Does Judaism allow high-risk investments and gambling?

Jewish Law and Body Piercing: A Conservative Perspective

A Conservative responsum explores the Jewish issues involved.

Jewish-Christian Relations Today

Though Jews and Christians have had a complicated and tense relationship, relations today are better than ever.

Why Does Rosh Hashanah Last for Two Days?

The Jewish new year celebration is two days long.

How to Find a Yahrzeit Date

Resources for finding — and remembering — the Hebrew anniversary of a loved one's death.

Why Do Jews Eat Chinese Food on Christmas?

The story isn't just about the lo mein and dumplings.

Building a Jewish Home Quiz

A Jewish home has many unique features, and it is a key space for Jewish identity formation in families. How ...

What Is A Gabbai?

Gabbai (pl. gabbaim) is an Aramaic word that means tax collector, but today a gabbai is someone who assists with the reading of the Torah.

Ask the Expert: Who Was Jesus?

A man, a myth or a God?