The Zohar

This influential work of Jewish mysticism continues to inspire spiritual seekers.

Fraudulent Pricing in Jewish Law

A seller charging more than fair market value can be forced to rebate the difference, or even to cancel the sale.

What’s in a Jewish Name?

Jewish traditions for selecting a child's name.

How to Show Respect for a Parent: A Jewish View

It's not only what you do for your parents that counts, but how you do it as well.

Documenting Queer Jews: An Interview with Caryn Aviv

In June 2002, Queer Jews came out in a big way. A collection of essays, memoirs and cultural analysis co-edited ...

Leviticus 19

This climactic chapter emphasizes the obligation to be holy in our dealings with our fellow human beings.

Codex versus Kindle

Although it fell, in retrospect, at the mid-point between the launch of the Kindle and the Kindle 2, I don’t ...

How Forgiveness Can Be Restorative

Should punishment take precedence over working toward peace — or is it the other way around?

The Real Sin of Sodom

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

The Rebbetzin-Part 2

The following Thursday was Rosh Chodesh. All the women of the town and many visitors filled the kitchen and hallways ...