Community is vital in Jewish ritual and tradition, and the High Holidays are no exception, a Judaic studies scholar writes.
Shavuot, which was originally an ancient pilgrimage festival, has gone through many changes over the years – as has Judaism itself.
Simchat Torah is about more than beginning to read the Torah all over again. It’s about the need to reexamine what we think we know, over and over again.
A historian of American Judaism explains how cookbooks across the 20th century have influenced and reflected the shifting tastes of American Jews.