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.
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.
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 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...
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 more--a wonder
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.
Located within Jerusalem's Old City, the Temple Mount holds religious significance for Jews, Muslims and Christians alike. It is the supposed site of Mt. Moriah, where Abraham nearly sacrificed his son Isaac, where the prophet Muhammad is believed...
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...