The Yemeni government reportedly has imprisoned a Jewish man for allegedly helping smuggle a historic Torah scroll out of the war-torn country and into Israel.
Israel has brought in 19 Jews from war-ravaged Yemen in what immigration officials described as the last covert operation to move members of a dwindling Jewish community dating back two millennia.
A Torah scroll from the synagogue in the northern Italian town of Biella has been identified as probably the oldest in the world still owned and used by a Jewish community.
The Jewish community of the Polish city of Lodz received its first new Torah scroll since World War II, its rabbi said.
Laura Diamond used to think that Torah Study was for pious Jews who kept two sets of dishes and wore tallit 24/7. She was none of those things, but she gave it a shot anyways.
As a way of connecting her cooking to Judaism, Sarah Newman created a recipe to align with each week’s Torah portion. The results are as colorful as they are deliciously compelling.
To express the Torah portion Vayera through food, the writer made roasted pepper dips with the same ingredients in different colors to represent Isaac and Ishmael.
The writer used beets and shallots, which grow deep in the earth, to create a recipe that reflected themes of life and death.
For the second time in less than two months, a feminist prayer group has succeeded in bringing a Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Western Wall, in defiance of existing regulations at the Jewish holy site in Jerusalem.
‘Abraham Path,’ a community-based tourism project in the West Bank, takes hikers on the ancient road of the patriarch Abraham. Naomi Zeveloff went on the journey into the rarely seen heart of the Palestinian territory.