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Denominations, Jewish History, Live, Study
Orthodox Judaism Today
With rising numbers and increasingly stringent observance, Orthodoxy thrives even as it faces challenges.
Jewish Law, Jewish Texts, Midrash, Study
Rabbinic interpretations and discussions of the Bible.
Israel, JOFA's Torch, Mourn, Sitting Shiva, Study
A Tale of Two Tragedies
Israel is the most uplifting place in the world, and on my trip there last week I felt the usual ...
Ancient/Medieval Jewish History, Jewish History, Study
Expulsion and Readmission
Medieval European Jewry repeatedly faced banishment for both economic and religious reasons.
Why Jews Read the Song of Songs on Passover
Song of Songs is an erotic poem that compares young love to gazelles frolicking in the field. So why is it read on the holiday of liberation?
Eat, Jewish Culture, Jewish Recipes, Keeping Kosher
Traditional and Contemporary Jewish Food for Every Occasion.
Praying for a Rebuilt and Redeemed Jerusalem
The 14th and 15th blessings of the Amidah pose some difficult theological questions.
The Language of Memory
From the Bible to today, the Chosen People rise again after every destruction.
Afterlife, Beliefs & Practices, Study
The belief in a messiah, a person who will redeem the people Israel and usher in a more perfect era, is has long been considered a core plank of Jewish belief.