By Lisa Katz
By Chaviva Gordon-Bennett, About.com Guide to Judaism
This introduction to Judaism includes basic information about the Jewish religion and a free "Ask the Rabbi" service. What are the different denominations of Judaism? What are the Torah and Talmud? How are Jewish holidays and lifecycle events celebrated? Learn about Judaism's beliefs, practices and prayers.
Ask the Rabbi
Find englightening answers from rabbis of various branches of Judaism to a great variety of questions about Judaism.
Branches of Judaism
Jewish movements, often referred to as denominations, branches or sects of Judaism, differ from each other in some beliefs and thus in the way they observe Judaism. Learn more about various branches of Judaism, namely Secular Humanistic, Reconstructionist, Reform, Conservative and Orthodox.
What do Jewish believe? Find information about beliefs, ideas and philosophy in Judaism.
Blessings and Prayers
What blessings and prayers do Jews recite? Find information about Jewish worship.
- Mezuzah Blessing
- Shehechiyanu Blessing
- Traveler's Prayer
- Bedtime Shema Yisrael Prayer
- Sabbath - Blessing the Candles
What rituals do Jews perform? Learn how to practice Judaism.
Judaism's Holy Text
Learn about Judaism's sacred documents, Torah and Talmud.
Conversion to Judaism
Find resources for converts to Judaism. Get answers about how to convert to Judaism. Read personal experiences of people who have already gone through the conversion process.