Understanding Biblical Sacrifice (Korbanot)

What sacrifice is, where it comes from, and what it can mean for us today.

Ask the Expert: Jewish Priests

Without the Temple, what do they do?

Types of Jews

The many ethnic and religious subgroups within the Jewish community.


The rabbis developed an elaborate system of tithing produce, mostly to provide livelihood for priests and Levites.

The Priestly Blessing

The meaning and practice of this synagogue ritual.

What Are Kohanim, or Jewish ‘Priests’?

Descendants of the biblical figure Aaron, kohanim enjoy special privileges.