In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi’ Talmud study, why even the crowns of Hebrew letters matter. Plus: The biblical Moses is relegated to the eighth row of a rabbi’s class, for not understanding the lesson.
Why Google’s Super Bowl ad, which included a mezuzah, is an important metaphor for America
I had been building a Jewish home with my husband, but now that we’re separated, I’ve had to figure out how to do it on my own
In this week’s ‘Daf Yomi,’ Talmudic rabbis have a hard time explaining gender differences in commandments and blessings, including whether women can shave their beards
How Peter Pennoyer started crafting Jewish doorpost markers for his clients
A ‘mezuzah,’ like Judaism, is designed for life in this world, not for a messianic future, or for martyrdom
Chaim Bruk wants to affix a mezuzah on every Jewish home in the state
From a Jonathan Adler Seder plate to a mezuzah that evokes the parting of the Red Sea, high-design Passover tchotchkes for your home
Write *this* on the doorposts of your house!
The Jewish Museum unveils a line of Judaica including new designs by Richard Meier
As he unveils a new line of affordable Judaica, architect Richard Meier reflects on his Jewishness
Rockin’ to Peres, belated womanhood, and fear in Pittsburgh
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