Judaism

Everything you need to know about Judaism and being Jewish: the weekly Torah portion, Jewish holidays, Jewish rituals and more.

Israeli-Palestinian content creator Nas Daily creates video in Jerusalem about Judaism

The theme of community is highlighted heavily in the video for its importance to the religion.

'Why are your mercies a fist?': A look at Breslov hassidim's music scene

Breslov musicians are on the vanguard of original Hebrew music, the author says.

By LEVI COOPER
17/05/2024

Parsha Emor: Being worthy of one’s role

The more an individual invests in being worthy of his/her role, the better he/she performs his/her role.

When Jewish holidays can seem like too much, and meaning-making too soon

How can we engage in acts of ritual remembering when we are living in between “they tried to kill us” and “we prevailed?”

By RABBI SHIRA KOCH EPSTEIN/JTA
17/05/2024
Israelis cheer during the annual Bible Quiz on Israel's Independence Day. April 16, 2013

Independence Day Bible Quiz: Bringing Jews worldwide together

'Studying the Bible showed me where we come from and our relationship with Israel,' a 2020 contestant from Argentina told the Post.

14/05/2024
People stand still in Tel Aviv, as a two-minute siren is sounded across Israel to mark Holocaust Rem

Searching for beacons of altruism amid the darkness of the Holocaust

By focusing solely on the horrors, we risk overlooking the extraordinary acts of courage and compassion performed by ordinary people in the face of unspeakable evil.

By JONATHAN LIEBERMAN
13/05/2024
People stand still in Tel Aviv, as a two-minute siren is sounded across Israel to mark Holocaust Rem

We must contemplate our mutual responsibility for all facets of Israeli society

This year, more than any other, we must recommit ourselves to both dimensions of the demand for mutual responsibility.

By SHAI FINKELSTEIN
12/05/2024

Zionism isn't inconsistent with the Torah: Rather, they go hand-in-hand

As Israel celebrates its 76th birthday, its people should boast of its achievements and pray for its continued success. 

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