What the “Writing on the Wall” in the Book of Daniel Really Means

The phrase shows up in popular culture as synonymous with fatalistic warning, but it has a much deeper meaning for Jews.

How Many Days is Shavuot in Israel?

In American Jewish society a joke has emerged over the past decades that supposedly summarizes all Jewish holidays: “They tried ...

Is Shavuot One or Two Days Long?

The answer depends on where you live.

The Future

What will happen next?

Jews in Babylon

The original diaspora community.