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.
What to do if you or a loved one wants a final resting place in an Israeli cemetery.
Directories for locating synagogues and other Jewish institutions in your area.
Looking for a Judaism 101 book to start your Jewish learning?
Clothing & Appearance
While most contemporary Jewish authorities believe ear piercing is fine, the matter grows somewhat more complex when it comes to extensive piercings or piercing other body parts.
Palestinian attacks on civilians have been a feature of life in Israel since even before the country’s establishment.
Holy to both Jews and Muslims, this area in Jerusalem's Old City has been a focal point of inter-religious tension for decades.
Like many others, Jews participated in the trans-Atlantic slave trade, but they by no means dominated it.
Gender & Sexuality
Jewish views on hot topics.
How the Five Books of Moses are divided up into weekly portions.