The Hasidic prayer practice of hitbodedut — talking to God freely in one's native tongue — helps to build intimacy over time.
Jewish texts teach that all humans are created in the image of God.
You've seen the black hats and long dresses--but who are the people underneath?
The founder of the Bais Ya'akov educational movement brought a revolution in the status of women in Orthodox Judaism.
A Hasidic Take on 9/11
The outbreak of violence in 1991 was fueled by anti-Semitism.
Jewish dance from the Bible to Hasidism.
The unlikely history of a Hasidic melody.
Modern Jewish History
Home of a famous Lithuanian-style yeshiva.
Clothing & Appearance
Garments for synagogue and, for some, all-day wear.