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The Book of Lamentations
During The Three Weeks, we mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple - along with other calamities that have befallen our people through time. On Tisha B'Av, which occurs at the end of The Three Weeks, we read the Book of Lamentations.
Types of Jewish Prayer
Prayer is as multi-faceted as the denominations within Judaism. While the utterances may vary, there are several themes of prayer most commonly expressed in the Jewish faith.
Why and How of Keeping Kosher
There are many fallacies associated with the principles behind keeping kosher. While there may be benefits to keeping kosher, there is really only one reason why we do it.
The Jewish Celebrity Cookbook - A Review
Despite being published in 2001, this cookbook still offers great recipes and entertaining pages from Jewish celebrities. Do you know all the celebrities who participated in this day school fundraiser?
The Chosen People
Does the notion of the Jews as a Chosen people come from bringing the belief of one G-d to the world - or from our experiences at Mount Sinai when the Torah was received?
Jewish Burial and Mourning Customs
When faced with the death of and mourning for a loved one, Jewish traditions can provide structure as well as comfort. This is an introduction to a complex and emotional process.
In this week's Parsha, the Jewish people are still making their way in the desert. While a walk in the desert may sound tedious, this journey is anything but boring.
Jewish Folklore - A Story
This is a tale about King Solomon. There are several versions of the story, but they all have the same lesson at the end.
Parsha Bamidbar is chock full of metaphorical lessons that we can easily apply to modern times.
Shavuot - The Basics
The holiday of Shavuot is one of the three major Festivals in the Jewish calendar.
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