Judaism

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

The end of an era: The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s last blessing three decades ago

'On that Sunday afternoon, as he was handing me a dollar, I would end up posing the very last question for Rabbi Schneerson to answer'.

By YOSEF ISRAEL ABRAMOWITZ
09/07/2024

This Jerusalem beit midrash ordains women as Orthodox rabbis

Rabbi Herzl Hefter, dean of Beit Midrash Har’el, ordains both men and women as Orthodox rabbis – and says that the Torah ‘has to be real.’

Parashat Korach: Envy, interests, and disputes

People make the mistakes of their lives because of envy, lust, or pursuit of honor.

When stakes are high, Judaism doesn’t place all responsibility on a single charismatic leader

How might Judaism influence and shape democracy, either in Israel or in the US?

By RABBI JUSTUS BAIRD/JTA
03/07/2024
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