The story goes that the Nazis burned the collection of the yeshiva library, but clues indicate this is simply not true.
We remember best what we sing, which is why it is easier to recall song lyrics than to recite a poem from memory.
We are living in the age of snark, but Judaism counsels otherwise. Sometimes.
“There are some who say the Bible is unreliable. We have found it to be very reliable.”
The scribe, Samuel ben Jacob, also wrote the famed Leningrad Codex.
You can learn a lot about life from the magical world of Hogwarts — and a lot about Judaism too.
— Women who read aloud from the Torah at a synagogue in Marseille were subjected to threats and insults by congregants after local rabbis c…
Jews do not kill in the name of Judaism. Instead, there is one way we channel the human “fighting instinct”: Studying the Torah.
“The Talmud’s discussion of when it is okay to lie is quite moving.”
Hundreds of women joined Women of the Wall for the group’s monthly Rosh Chodesh service, which included a Torah scroll smuggled in to the women’s section of the Western Wall. Among the some 300 women who assembled for the service on Thursday morning to mark the new Hebrew month of Iyar were those from nine…