Beliefs & Practices
Jewish moralist literature sets a high standard of truthtelling, but one not without exceptions.
With a video commentary from Bim Bam.
With a video commentary from BimBam.
A unique Jewish woman.
Through his experiences with his nephew Lot, Abraham learns valuable parenting skills.
The sequence of the six orders follows the precedent of Scripture
The content and consequences of the 1987 Palestinian uprising.
Jewish texts discuss how much to give and to whom.
Sarah's death illustrates the flaw of attempting to impose perfect justice on an imperfect world.
A recent survey finds that a growing number of American Jews accept intermarriage.
The creation of humans and our variability expressed in Bereshit present us with endless choices and challenges for how to live our lives.
The rabbinic sages and later philosophers and mystics offered many ways to categorize the mitzvot and explain their significance.