Beliefs & Practices
This Torah injunction is understood to require individuals to do everything in their power to avoid bloodshed.
Widely attributed to Maimonides, this prayer asks for strength and guidance in applying the art of healing.
This hymn, based on Maimonides' 13 principles of faith, is often sung at the conclusion of Friday night services.
The holiday of drunken revelry is also the day that proves the Torah's assertion that God answers all prayers.
How Judaism regards the man Christians revere as the messiah.
Why it's imperative to fight slavery even though the Torah tolerates it.
Jews & Non-Jews
Is it OK for a practicing Jew to attend church on a Christian holiday?
The sequence of the tractates in the Order
Magic & the Supernatural
Talmudic rabbis believed in astrology, but they thought the Jews were miraculously immune from the stars' influence.
Since the destruction of the Temples, Jews have struggled with the enduring meaning and legacy of the sacrificial rites.