The intense antisemitism of Haman, Hitler and Hamas

Hatred of Jews goes far beyond stereotypical prejudice, discrimination and scapegoating. Antisemites are driven to total genocide of the Jews.
By Rabbi Shraga Simmons Mar. 31, 2024

Hebrew scriptures: Ban on idolatry

The Israelites are absolutely forbidden from worshiping or even making graven images.
By Yehuda Appel Jul. 30, 2023

Hebrew scriptures: Polygamy in Judaism

The rabbis of the Talmud themselves did not take multiple wives.
By My Jewish Learning May. 21, 2023

Passover and the Spanish Inquisition

The brutal Inquisition authorities appealed to the public to observe their neighbors and be alert to any sign of Jewish practices.
By Yvette Alt Miller Apr. 16, 2023

Are the Jewish people in danger of extinction?

Mordechai reminded Esther that God made a promise to the Jewish people that He will never allow them to become extinct.
By Gila Ross Mar. 12, 2023

Hebrew Scriptures: January 1 “New Year” holiday, and its meaning for Jews

But according to the Jewish calendar, Rosh Hashanah ushers in the New Year. Jewish tensions around celebrating January 1 go back for generations.
By Ben Leon Jan. 15, 2023

Hebrew scriptures: The moon: Jewish facts

The lunar month is roughly 29.5 days, so Hebrew months are either 29 or 30 days long.
By Yvette Alt Miller Oct. 2, 2022