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.
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.
Funa and simple facts about the Judaic religion.
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.
If you've never been to a bris before, here are suggestions for appropriate presents along with information about what to expect.
I have to be pretty candid and say that among all three mainstream religions, I think that Judaism is quite positive. After all, no Jews have knocked at my door to convince me that they are the one and only true faith. It's not that they don't care,...
Introduction The mystery of the afterlife has fascinated and terrified the human race for thousands of years. Ancient cultures and their religions have all tried to explain what happens when we cross over to the other side. Ancient...
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 Lord in the Old Testament was a flesh and blood Man, a Feudal Lord, a War Lord, Not Divine.
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...