If you've never been to a bris before, here are suggestions for appropriate presents along with information about what to expect.
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.
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.
Ezra from a Karaite perspective reveals a time of trouble when a power struggle ensued between the Babylonian exiles and Israelite Jews. Ezra & Nehemiah are read horizontally and in reference to Torah with independent historic records for clarification. This article is part of a critical series.
Richard Wagner is widely known as an anti-Semite, largely due to his essay, published at age 37 wherein he claimed that Jews could neither create or appreciate great art. He also is quoted by his second wife in her diary as uttering many similar comments. Though that is the way he wrote and spoke,...
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.
Funa and simple facts about the Judaic religion.
What do Biblical words mean, and how can we connect them to modern living and everyday life? This article explains some writings found in the "Old" Testament.
The 72 Names Of God - rings, doesn't it? Evocative... ancient... The sound of dusk breezes whispering over dusk-red Sinai sands, the sound of arcane, mystic, weathered texts whispered over the flicker of a whispering Menorah candelabra, the...
The Lord in the Old Testament was a flesh and blood Man, a Feudal Lord, a War Lord, Not Divine.