How Hebrew captured America
In an extract from his new book The Story of Hebrew, Lewis Glinert explains the importance of the language to the American colonists
A quiet Shabbat morning revolution in the suburbs
Friday, March 17, 2017
Clowns have a part to play - and not just for Purim
Rabbi Gideon Sylvester
Friday, March 10, 2017
Why did we sing when the Egyptians drowned?
What the dry bones say
Why Baruch Spinoza is still excommunicated
What is Purim?
Simon Rocker explains everything you need to know about the festival of lots
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Why men cover their heads
Monday, March 6, 2017
Interview: Rabbi Laura Janner-Klausner
Thursday, March 2, 2017
How to put on your Tefillin
Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum of the Hadley Wood Jewish Community explains exactly how to put on Tefillin.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
The heroes of the Bible knew what it was like to be refugees
Lessons from the distant past are still all too pertinent today
Friday, February 17, 2017
Why mystics linked Tu Bishvat with a bucket
Rabbi David Lister
Friday, February 10, 2017
What is Tu Bishvat?
Tu Bishvat, sometimes transliterated as Tu B'Shevat, traditionally marks the date on which farmers began calculating the tithing of their fruit crop for the coming year.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
Israel's legal battle over tragic divorce case
Rabbi Michael Pollak
Monday, January 30, 2017
Orthodox women rabbis? It’s a certainty
What next for Orthodox feminists? Miriam Shaviv reports from New York.
New uses for the mikveh
Raya Even David
Monday, January 23, 2017
What is a Shiva?
Find out about the customs connected with the seven days of mourning after a close relation dies.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Why an Orthodox college is teaching a 'heretic'
Dr Harris Bor
Monday, January 16, 2017
Do our dreams have any meaning?
What goes inside our minds when we are asleep may still be significant even in a post-prophetic age.
Rabbi Dr Moshe Freedman
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Chanukah is more than a simple story of victory...
Friday, December 23, 2016
The neo-Chasid in search of God
When Rabbi Arthur Green was invited to take part by an American magazine in a symposium on belief last year and asked whether he believed in God, he began with an exclamation: Phooey!
Thursday, December 22, 2016
The biblical women who inspire us with their st...
Heroines like Rachel and Yael inspired Jewish women through the centuries.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016
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