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Parshah (Weekly Torah)
Life Lessons From the Parshah - Bechukotai
Jewish Quizzes
Test your knowledge of this essential text of Jewish learning.

Two people live together, care for each other, weather the storms together
—and one day they discover they cannot live without each other.

Fall in love and you can fall out of love.
Create love and it will last forever.

Lifecycle Events
There is a prevalent custom for boys to read the weekly Torah portion when they become a bar mitzvah. Here's why.
Jewish History
A ruler from ancient Judea's Second Temple times, she embodied nobility and righteousness.
Mitzvahs & Traditions
Jewish tombstones date back to the Patriarchs, but unveiling ceremonies are somewhat of a recent innovation.
Jewish News
Rep. Mike Lawler assists in the initiative of making and distributing challah to the sick, those celebrating milestones and those keeping Shabbat
Health & Wellness
About a year and a half after I started taking my medications, I had my first real flirtation with suicide and spent half the night with our local police force, sheriff, and state crisis workers.
If only we could kiss a Torah-scroll with the same love that my master (Rabbi Israel Baal Shem Tov) kissed the children when he took them to school as a teacher's assistant
– Rabbi DovBer of Mezeritch
Shabbat Commanded (1313 BCE)
Following the descent of the manna (the miraculous "Bread from Heaven" that sustained the Israelites i... Read More »
Jewish Books Confiscated (1731)
Giovanni Antonio Costanzi, the Vatican librarian and author of a catalogue of the Vatican's Hebrew man... Read More »
Hungarian Jews Deported (1944)
Two months after the Nazi occupation of Hungary, where the Jewish population prior to WWII was 725,000... Read More »
Tomorrow is the thirty-eighth day of the Omer Count. Since, on the Jewish calendar, the day begins at... Read More »
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