Antisemitism 101

What you need to know about the world's oldest hatred.

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.

Jews and Guns

What Judaism teaches about firearms, hunting and more.

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.

What is a Mezuzah?

On the doorposts of houses and rooms.

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.

Jewish Calendar: Solar and Lunar

How the Hebrew calendar works.