Every seven years, farmers who own land in Israel fulfill the mitzvah of shmita by taking a year off from working their land. What is this ancient and rare mitzvah (commandment)?
A mikvah is so critical to a Jewish community that the Talmud prioritizes building a mikvah over a synagogue! How much do you know about mikvah?
The mikvah can be daunting and overwhelming the first time around, but it shouldn't be! Here's your first-timers "how to" guide for visiting mikvah!
Tracing the historical Imma Shalom, a well-known woman of the Talmud, is difficult if not impossible given the few texts and traditions available today.
A unique white robe-like garment, the kittel is worn by Jews on special days and during specific lifecycle events.
If you've seen a religious Jewish man walking around with a relic of furry, colder days in Russia, you might be curious about the shtreimel!
Books like Rashi's Daughters have muddied the truth behind whether women have historically or religiously worn tefillin. What's the ruling?
There are dozens of "how to" and "about guides" to Judaism out there, so how do you know which one is right for you? Check out these Judaism 101 books!
Known as the shalosh regalim, the three pilgrimage festivals include Passover, Shavuot, and Sukkot.
On Shavuot, many Jews participate in all-night Torah study as part of their celebration of the holiday that God gave the Five Books of Moses to the Jews.