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...
If you've never been to a bris before, here are suggestions for appropriate presents along with information about what to expect.
Bethlehem Israel: Discover secrets of Bethlehem of Galilee & Bethlehem of Judah with maps, genealogies, Rachel's tomb, birth of Jesus, Hebron, Bethel & Harran.
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.
Funa and simple facts about the Judaic religion.
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...
In Israel there is a city of blue-doors and a history touching upon some of the greatest Jewish mystical schools. One of the great Holy Cities of Israel Safed is not just a tourist destination, but Tzfat is much much...
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.
According to a recent article, while "Are Jews Evil?" is a frequent question on the web, not a single article has been written to say that they are not. Here it is!
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.