End of Life
All denominations of Judaism prohibit assisted suicide and euthanasia, but there is some room for nuance.
Although the custom of placing them on a grave probably draws upon pagan customs, the stones also symbolize the permanence of memory.
Judaism isn't entirely clear on what happens after we die.
Gender & Sexuality
The Jewish tradition encourages procreation, but some forms of contraception are less problematic than others.
In traditional Judaism, work is regarded as necessary — and better than idleness — but is not an intrinsic good.
The Torah doesn't explicitly outlaw sex before marriage, but it doesn't approve of it either.
Clothing & Appearance
What should I be looking for?
A step-by-step guide to putting on tefillin to pray in the morning.
Hebrew words of celebration and congratulation.
Beliefs & Practices
Jewish sources have not, as a general rule, focused attention on the specific personal qualities of the Messiah.
The biblical prohibition against mixing wool and linen.
It's an individual Jew's ultimate reward, but the nature of the World to Come has always been disputed.