Prayers on the death of a father.
“I am not here to receive a message but to give one to someone who needs it far more.”
When news of the Jewish justice’s death spread last week, so did a lot of weird claims about how Jews should mourn and what they believe. It’s time to clear things up.
When ancient practices for honoring the dead become a threat to the living.
Remix Judaism? No thanks.
At a refreshingly Christian memorial service, a secular Jew has some mixed feelings.
A prayer more powerful than its words.
A reflective history of Jewish views of death and what follows it.
To forget one’s past is to remain forever a child.
Beginning at 9:15 a.m. (eastern daylight time), Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter delivers his annual all-day webcast on the themes of Tisha b’Av. Source sheets can. . .
Beginning at 9:15 a.m. tomorrow, July 16, Rabbi Jacob J. Schacter will deliver his annual all-day live webcast on the themes of Tisha b’Av. Source. . .
Unique among early Iron Age civilizations, the ancient Israelites left behind very few tombs. Does this reflect a gap in the archeological record, or the. . .
The utter fragility of Jewish sovereignty has been a fact of history—a fact worth pondering during this annual period of mourning for lost commonwealths.
The rabbis cited mutual hatred among Jews as the sin responsible for the Second Temple's destruction. Have Jews learned the lesson?