Five books of story, law, and poetry divided into 54 weekly portions.
This famous psalm is read on the eve of Tisha B'Av and sets the tone for an emotionally challenging holiday.
Why would learning sacred Jewish texts be forbidden on this day of fasting and mourning?
For many Jews, the Torah's authority does not derive from being a divine document.
The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated with a period of mourning.
Many have claimed to be the Jewish Messiah, and the results have often been disastrous.
This Jewish response to a devastating epidemic in the early 20th century drew on a mixture of Eastern European customs and inspired both fierce proponents and harsh critics.
Lots of Jewish learning has migrated online during this public health scare. Here's a guide.
This global project of Jewish learning, now accessible to all.
Why this classic work of law, stories and wisdom isn't really about any of those things.
The Book of Ecclesiastes may be the section of the Hebrew Bible most relevant to the way we experience the world today.
Personalities of the Bible
The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!