The Jewish festival of Shavuot dates back to biblical times, but its significance has changed over the centuries.
The Jewish holiday of Purim, being celebrated on March 17 this year, has an interesting tradition of satirizing life in yeshivas.
Figuring out whether to celebrate holidays, and how, is tricky for lots of interfaith families – but thoughtful communication makes a difference.
Religious leadership roles for Orthodox Jewish women are expanding, including community scholars and guides on Jewish law.
A Jewish studies scholar discusses the societal changes that women are leading in ultra-Orthodox communities.
An expert explains that many of the foundational Jewish texts assert that a fetus does not attain the status of personhood until birth.
Hanukkah was instituted in 164 B.C. to celebrate military victory, but the meaning has changed over time with the circumstances of the Jewish people.