This week’s Torah portion includes the Ten Commandments, given by God to Moses on Mount Sinai. Rabbinic tradition, though, says that the entire world heard God.
The Book of Exodus, with Pharaoh, Moses, and the ten plagues, will soon be read in synagogues. So, that got me thinking, what if ancient Egypt had television news like we do today? How would Israelite slavery be covered?...
Jews and Christmas trees? It’s pretty common! Dual-heritage families have been part of the Jewish community from almost the very beginning. The Torah portion for this week and next week are in large part about one such dual-heritage family,...
Chanukah remembers a great cultural revolution, when the young Maccabees rebelled against (Greek) government institutions.
Abraham confronts God in an attempt to save innocent people in this week’s Torah portion.
God called upon Abraham to begin a journey that started the Jewish people. What are we called upon today to do?
This week’s Torah portion tells the story of Noah and the Flood. Watch to learn more and share with your friends.
On Sukkot, we ask God for rain. Let us also lend a helping hand to be good stewards of the environment, though.
Why is fasting such a big part of Yom Kippur?