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An Introduction to Jews and Judaism

Who Are the Jews?
The Jews are the children of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. They became a people through a covenant with G‑d over 3,300 years ago.
What Are Jewish Values?
The Jewish Torah declares something very radical: that every human being is created in the likeness of G‑d.
Who Is a Jew?
Solving the Mystery of Jewish Identity
A Jew is anyone who was born of a Jewish mother, or has undergone conversion to Judaism according to halachah (Jewish law).
Who Were the Founders of Judaism?
Jews believe that there is an Original Being, and from the reality of that Being all things exist.
What Do Jews Do?
Every stage of a Jew’s life, every week, every day, and every activity of that day, is filled with meaning
What Is Judaism?
What is Judaism? Who is it for? What are the basic Jewish beliefs, texts, and sacred places?
Judaism and the World
A rabbi speaks to a non-Jewish group about Judaism's message to all humankind -- the Seven Noahide Laws.
14 Facts About Jews and Judaism That Every Person Should Know
Learn the basics of what Judaism and being Jewish is all about!
10 Facts About the Hebrew Language Every Jew Should Know
Hebrew has evolved over time. Stay up to date with the facts about this ancient language.
The Hebrew Alphabet
The Hebrew Letters
Learn about the Hebrew alphabet and its rich history.
What Is Halakhah (Halachah)? Jewish Law
Halakhah refers to Jewish law. Per its literal translation, “the way,” halachah guides the day-to-day life of a Jew.
13 Jewish Symbols to Know
During the course of our history, many symbols have become associated with Jewish people, Jewish scholarship, and Jewish culture.
10 Sacred Texts of Judaism
Known as the people of the book, Jews are inextricably bound to the sacred texts of Judaism.
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