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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.
At the core of Lamentations is an expression of faith in the human capacity to survive in a broken world.
Personalities of the Bible
The mighty warrior and sweet singer slew Goliath, stole the throne, and conquered Jerusalem—and that’s just a start!
The Jewish people accepted the Torah in fear of God's overwhelming power. Ruth accepted it out of love and loyalty.
Many of the injunctions in the Torah appear immoral from a human perspective.
The slain Israeli prime minister was a military hero who embarked on a historic effort to bring peace to his country and paid for it with his life.
Jewish Theater and Dance
A guide to Yiddish performances and festivals around the world.
From kibbitz/kibbutz to mitzvah/mikveh, we round up some easily confused Hebrew and Yiddish terms.
Learn some choice phrases, including the most epic sneeze response ever, in this Sephardic language also known as Judeo-Spanish.
Frequently asked questions about Jewish traditions related to death and mourning,