The history of the weekly portion — and the different schedules on which it's done.
No biblical book takes up theodicy's challenge with greater power than the moving and enigmatic story of Job.
Resources for learning with others on the Internet.
How the Five Books of Moses are divided up into weekly portions.
Where to find podcasts, videos and essays on the week's portion.
This almost 2,000-year-old text flies under the radar -- but it's immensely important to Jewish life.
Halacha, from the Hebrew word for "walking" or "path," is the rabbinic interpretation of Jewish law.
Beliefs & Practices
Though often widely practiced, customs are not considered mandatory by traditional Jews.
External texts from the Second Temple period.
The relationship between the two Persian queens is integral to understanding the Purim story.
The greatest of Jewish leaders and prophets.
An analysis of the book read on Shavuot.