What is the Mezuzah?

The mezuzah is hung on the doorpost as a subtle reminder about our values every time we enter and exit our homes.

Six Facts About Challah

Surprising ways that challah connects us with Jewish history.

What is the Significance of the Kippah?

Uncovering the deeper meaning of this Jewish symbol.


How to gain some meta-physical "fringe" benefits.

Seven Steps to an Easy Fast

Giving new meaning to the term "fast food."

Why Kiss the Mezuzah?

How the mezuzah provides a daily connection to spirituality.

Philosophy of Food

Medicine for the body or salve for the soul?

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.

ABCs of Kosher

Which animals are kosher? How must kosher food be prepared? And why keep kosher in the first place?

Mezuzah: The Inside Story

Complete guide to making your doorpost Jewish. But will it protect your home?

Martha Stewart's Matzah Factory Tour

Take an inside look at how Streit's bakes its matzahs.

Wool and Linen = Shatnez

A practical guide to keeping your clothes kosher.

Isn't Water Kosher?

Kosher symbols are everywhere: on sugar, coffee... even spring water. Do these products really need kosher supervision?

Why Kosher?

Keeping kosher offers a variety of spiritual and practical benefits.

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