You can now read important Jewish texts like the Talmud online

This story appeals to me on so many levels. Perhaps the biggest reason why it excites me is that I'm very much in favour of important works like the Talmud being made freely available online, if anything, as an important cultural and historical resource. After a prolonged negotiation process, and a substantial gift from the…

Raising a Jewish family is very much a journey

My wife contributed a post to the All Things Mom Sydney blog titled "The Religious Effect: Raising children within a Jewish Family" which describes many of the decisions we have made.

Ancient Hebrew texts emerges from the ashes

A group of scientists have collaborated to recover portions of the En-Gedi scroll, ancient Hebrew texts that were almost destroyed by fire over 1 700 years ago.

"… the difference between living as a Jew outside Israel and as a Jew in Israel"

I just read an article by Brian Thomas titled "Yom Kippur, Tel Aviv style" which I really enjoyed. He pretty much sums it up with in these two paragraphs: That is the difference between living as a Jew outside Israel and as a Jew in Israel: here we can just BE Jewish and the calendar…
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