Israeli Settlements: Questions and Answers
An overview of these Jewish communities in the West Bank — and why they are so controversial.
What Is BDS?
All about the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel.
Judaism and LGBTQ Issues: An Overview
Attitudes have shifted dramatically in recent decades, with sharp differences between the Orthodox and liberal movements.
Breaking the Glass at a Jewish Wedding
Why the Jewish wedding ceremony ends with a famous bang.
Do Jews Believe in Satan?
In Jewish texts, the devil is sometimes an adversary and sometimes an embodiment of evil.
Why Do Jews Put Stones on Graves?
Learn the reasons for this distinctive mourning practice.
Hair Coverings for Married Women
Why some Orthodox women cover their hair, whether with wigs, hats or scarves.
Being a Guest at a Jewish Wedding: A Guide
From chuppah to glass-breaking, here's what to expect at Jewish nuptials.