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Jews and Alcohol

Jews are commanded to drink four full cups at the traditional Passover Seder (meal) and the festival of Purim is a time of licensed alcoholic

Judaism and the Body

In the Jewish tradition there is no absolute division between material and spiritual, body and soul. According to the Hebrew Bible, the human body expresses

Jewish Ethics

In this section of our website you will find information about Ethics in Judaism. For more information please click on one of the links below.

Structure of the Siddur

The location of each prayer in the liturgy is not accidental. The structure of the service as a whole is a set pattern common to

History of the Siddur

In ancient times, customary daily prayers were recited by heart, or a reader prayed aloud and the congregation responded to the blessings with “Amen”. There

The Siddur (Jewish Prayer Book)

A siddur is the Jewish prayer book containing prayers according to the order of the Jewish calendar. It is the instrument of synagogue worship and

Gemara

When you look at a page of the Talmud today, you will find the Hebrew text of the Mishnah is featured in the middle of

Talmud

Until the 2nd century C.E., the Oral Torah was passed down in verbal form alone. In the years following the destruction of the Second Temple

Mishnah

At Mount Sinai the Jewish people received the Written Torah and the Oral Torah. The Oral Torah was the oral explanation of how the (rather

Midrash

The ‘Midrash’ is a generic term for a group of approximately 60 collections of rabbinic commentaries, stories, metaphors and ethical essays arranged around the books

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