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,
Learn the many chapters that make up the Tanach and find out where you can find more information about each.
These under-the-radar movies about the Shoah are affecting, powerful and nuanced.
The Nazis wiped out several major Sephardic population centers and caused the almost complete demise of Ladino culture.
Though not as well known as Anne Frank's diary or Elie Wiesel's works, these texts will increase your understanding of the Shoah.
This Sephardic language, also known as Judeo-Spanish, has a rich history and is more accessible than you think.