Jews Around the Globe
The Jewish ethnic identity most readily recognized by North Americans -- the culture of matzah balls, black-hatted Hasidim, and Yiddish -- originated in medieval Germany.
A recipe for the sweet fruit paste on the Passover seder plate.
A brief glossary of important and commonly used Yiddish words and phrases.
How the Yiddish translation of the Torah, Megillot and Haftarot became associated with women.
The Jewish world is more ethnically and racially diverse than many people realize.
Organizations that can help with screening and counseling
The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.
Just because Israel is a Jewish country doesn't mean all its Jews are the same.
You say "Shabbes," and I say "Shabbat."
Health & Wellness
As many as 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews are estimated to be carriers for one of about 19 genetic diseases.