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.

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 Rebbetzin-Part 2

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

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 Key Word of the Book of Lamentations

Eicha is both the Hebrew title of this biblical book and the word that best helps us understand what it really means.

Hasidic Women in the United States

How they are educated and their role in the community.

What Is Chabad?

This once small Hasidic group has grown to unparalleled global influence.

Circle of Support

A healing ritual for victims of sexual, physical or psychological abuse.