Two verses in Leviticus (18:22 and 20:13) are frequently cited by people who condemn homosexuality and claim Biblical support. But are these verses (and others) really about homosexuality? An honest exegesis (critical analysis) of the text suggests otherwise.
If you've never been to a bris before, here are suggestions for appropriate presents along with information about what to expect.
This is the forth article in a series of articles on the multiple levels of the universe. This is the Jewish understanding of the multiple planes.
According to Jewish tradition, it is customary to bring food to a house of mourning immediately after a funeral and for a week thereafter, during the period of mourning called "shiva." Mourners should not be burdened with taking care of their everyday needs, so family and friends band together to...
Learn the Hebrew Letters & the Hebrew Alphabet in this free online tutorial with alphabet cards and videos for learning Hebrew. Print the Hebrew letter chart.
Its not always easy to treat those who have harmed ourselves or others with Dignity (capitalized on purpose). However, not only Jewish law, but also the law of the State and our professional ethics demand this of us.
Funa and simple facts about the Judaic religion.
People attending synagogues tend to dress rather formally, although the precise level of formality varies by denomination and geographic location. Here's a handy guide to what to wear when you attend synagogue.
Bethlehem Israel: Discover secrets of Bethlehem of Galilee & Bethlehem of Judah with maps, genealogies, Rachel's tomb, birth of Jesus, Hebron, Bethel & Harran.
The ritual of the incense altar, mentioned in Exodus chapter 30, is not easily understood. What is its purpose, and what can we learn from it?