Just as the introduction of God's new name represents a shift in our relationship with God, our different names and titles also symbolize different relationships and interactions.

How Tu B’Av, the “Jewish Valentine’s Day,” can prepare us for Yom Kippur.

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Samuel Heilman serves as a Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Queens College of the City University of New York and ...

Ashkenazi "Old Country" music found new life in America in the late 20th century.

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Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. ...

In 1992 and 1993, representatives from Israel and the PLO met secretly in Oslo to discuss the possibilities of Palestinian self-rule and Israeli security.