Browsing: written torah

Hanukkah is one of the two major rabbinic holidays, the other being Purim. Some people like to therefore classify it as a “minor holiday” in Judaism,…

Challah, a now typically braided bread eaten for Shabbat and holidays, is one of the most recognizable Jewish symbols out there. While many people can recognize…

Rabbinic law refers to the body of legal rulings, interpretations, and enactments that were formulated by the rabbis throughout history, though even the use of ‘rabbi’…

Parashat Pinchas, found in the book of Numbers, encompasses a range of important themes and narratives that hold valuable lessons for a religious Jewish audience. This…

In Judaism, the relationship between a father and his son is unique and carries significant responsibilities. These responsibilities represented in the form of mitzvot (commandments), are…