Ask the Expert: Burying the Genizah

What should be done with old Torah scrolls and sacred texts?

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.

The Jewish Leap Year Explained

Why the Jewish year sometimes adds an extra month of Adar and how that changes holidays and Torah readings.

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?