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Everything you need to know about Judaism and being Jewish: the weekly Torah portion, Jewish holidays, Jewish rituals and more.

 WE HAVE a responsibility to educate our children to live in the world as is.

Parashat Naso: Coping with exposure to the world's impurities

 STUDYING TORAH at Lindebaum Seminary, Jerusalem.

Thoughts on Shavuot and the counting of the Omer

By RABBI AHARON E. WEXLER
 AN IDF soldier writes a letter in a Torah scroll as part of a special November 2023 initiative by the Chief Rabbinate for the welfare of the soldiers, the return of the hostages, and Israel’s success in the war against Hamas.

How do modern Jewish historical moments relate with their Bible portions?

By REUVEN GOLDFARB
 RABBI DAVID Wolpe teaching at Yesod.

Yesod: An innovative Judaism course amid a new war against the Jews

By FRAN KRITZ
 The graves of Rabbi Avraham of Posquières (known as the Raavad) and his son Isaac, in Provence, France.

'Collected Essays': Invaluable insight on medieval Jewish life

By RABBI REUVEN CHAIM KLEIN
 YARON AVRAHAM wearing his IDF uniform and tefillin.

Gaza mosques to Jerusalem synagogues: A radical Islamist's journey to Judaism

 A POSTER from the late 1940s depicting the Shavuot festival in Israel.

Shavuot: The beauty of the Jewish Torah, agricultural holiday

Cheese and fruit blintzes

Why are blintzes trending in Israel? Exploring the delicacy's connection to Shavuot

It is our duty to prevent the hatred that the Holocaust allowed to happen

By Mark Fish
 AN EMBRYOLOGIST holds a dish with human embryos at an IVF clinic.

Is destroying frozen embryos permitted in Jewish law?

By SHLOMO M. BRODY
 ‘IF ONLY They Had Asked Us,’ by artist Andi Arnovitz: The work is composed of thousands of excerpts from the Talmud, printed in a range of brilliant hues.

Women and Tikkun Leil: When did women stay up all night learning on Shavuot?

By DAVID GEFFEN
 THE APPLICATION of ‘international law’ to Israel has become farcical. Pictured: ICC Prosecutor Karim Khan seen April 25.

Shavuot 2024: A new 10 commandments for Israel and Jewish destiny

 A sign reads "Curb your ego" in this illustrative image.

Parashat Bamidbar: Leadership and arrogance

Troops in an LCVP landing craft approach Omaha Beach on D-Day, June 6, 1944

Jewish D-Day veteran buried in a Nazi mass grave to receive a proper burial

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA

Watch: Why are there rich people who are depressed?

By David Berger
 The author's grandparents and his mother in front of their building in Paris, ca. 1940. At rear, surface weather analysis map shows weather fronts in and around Normandy on June 5, 1944.

How D-Day saved Europe, and my family, from the Nazis

By Gerard Leval

Buzz Off: Keeping Pesky Pests at Bay on Shabbat

By Mark Fish
 Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky.

Rabbi Moshe Kotlarsky, influential Chabad leader, dies at 74

Children pray for the release of the hostages in historic ceremony

By DAVID COHEN
 OFTEN, TURNUS Rufus asked clever questions. Pictured: Monumental question mark in Milton Keynes, UK, 1975.

Searching for truth: Rabbi Akiva and Turnus Rufus in dialogue

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
 Israeli perspective on artificial intelligence (Illustrative).

'Nick Bones Underground': A rabbi's novel on AI and Jewish identity

By RABBI RON KRONISH
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