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Martin Luther's Reformation and Antisemitism

Martin Luther's Reformation and Antisemitism

When Jews wouldn’t convert to Protestantism, Martin Luther’s response set off a chain reaction of antisemitic rhetoric. His writings have been used for centuries as a justification for antisemitism, permanently altering the course of history for European Jews.

The Shulchan Aruch: How a 500 Year Old Book Shaped Jewish Practice

The Shulchan Aruch: How a 500 Year Old Book Shaped Jewish Practice

How Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews preserved their scholarship and unique customs while maintaining Jewish unity.

Judaism and Tattoos

Judaism and Tattoos

Even though you can get buried in a Jewish cemetery if you have one, there are a number of compelling reasons why the Torah prohibits tattoos.

What is the Mezuzah?

What is the Mezuzah?

The mezuzah reminds us about God and our cherished values every time we enter and exit our homes.

Cheshvan: Facing the Ordinary

Cheshvan: Facing the Ordinary

Now is the time to put into action all the hopes, prayers and resolutions we made at the start of the Jewish New Year.