Jewish Texts

Karet: A Biblical Punishment

What does it mean to be 'cut off' from the Jewish people?

The Kaddish Prayer

There are many versions of the Jewish 'mourner's prayer.'

Who Was the High Priest?

The leader of all priests in the ancient Temple had special rights and privileges.

Holy Sparks

A kabbalistic concept of the light found in all creation.

Joseph Herman Hertz

Author, Zionist and chief rabbi of the British Empire for more than three decades.

Jewish Fundamentalism

Belief that the Bible, as interpreted by rabbinic tradition, is infallible.

Noah’s Flood

Story, whether factual or not, finds similarities in Babylonian myth.