The rabbis of Pirkei Avot bring us four kinds of students, and the Mishnah goes on to compare each one to a different kitchen utensil.
One host strives to keep the seder lively and engaging for everyone – and broaden participants’ understanding of what it means to join in the storytelling.
I went zip-lining and bungee-jumping. I would have preferred sitting by the pool with a book, but there I was, catapulting myself into a canyon.
“NOVA”’s new one-hour film, “Holocaust Escape Tunnel,” reminds us that in an era of alternative facts, science and history still can separate fact from fiction.
On April 4, we observe Equal Pay Day to bring awareness to the gap between men’s and women’s wages. The day is a symbolic way to show when, on average, a woman’s earnings would catch up to what a male counterpart earned in the previous year.
The new JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary goes even further as it aims to show teens preparing for b'nai mitzvah how Torah, Judaism’s foundational text, addresses the issues in their world and in their own language.
This Passover, here are eight intriguing new Jewish books, in a range of genres, that you can grab right now - printed on crisp papyrus or downloaded directly to your, ahem, tablet.
When we love something, we want to share it – so why not be inspired to bring our Jewish friends into the kehilla kedosha (holy community), embracing them within a wonderful, sacred congregation?