Basic Judaism

    The Unbroken Chain of Torah Transmission

    The Unbroken Chain of Torah Transmission

    Is there an unbroken chain of leaders, who passed the Torah down from generation to generation, from Mt. Sinai until…
    Rabbi YY Jacobson – The Six Building Blocks of Jewish Identity

    Rabbi YY Jacobson – The Six Building Blocks of Jewish Identity

    Rabbi YY Jacobson discusses the six cornerstones of Jewish identity and education: Identity, freedom, values, family, independence and resilience. Must…
    Idolatry: What Does it Mean and Why is it Forbidden? – Rabbi Akiva Tatz

    Idolatry: What Does it Mean and Why is it Forbidden? – Rabbi Akiva Tatz

    Does idolatry exist today? What's so terrible about idolatry? Rabbi Akiva Tatz explains. Brought to you by J-TV
    Karaites and Samaritans — are Not Part of the Jewish People

    Karaites and Samaritans — are Not Part of the Jewish People

    The Karaites and Samaritans have not been part of the Jewish People for generations. Daniel Balas reveals the truth about…
    Ultra-Orthodox Jews (Chareidim), Fanatic Religious Jews and Neturei Karta

    Ultra-Orthodox Jews (Chareidim), Fanatic Religious Jews and Neturei Karta

    Are Chareidim (Ultra-Orthodox Jews) who throw stones on cars on Shabbat authentic chareidim? Is it good to be an extremist?…
    Why Keep Kosher?

    Why Keep Kosher?

    What are the benefits of keeping kosher? Why do Jews keep kosher? Is the reason for keeping kosher related to…
    What is the Talmud? What is the Oral Law?

    What is the Talmud? What is the Oral Law?

    Judaism would be completely mysterious if not for the Oral Law which explains the basis and practical laws of keeping…
    What is Judaism? When did Judaism begin?

    What is Judaism? When did Judaism begin?

    What is Judaism? What do Jews believe? When did Judaism begin? Rabbi Berel Wein explains the core beliefs and frameworks…
    What is Prayer About – Taking or Giving?

    What is Prayer About – Taking or Giving?

    Some see prayer as a chance to approach God with a long list of requests. Is prayer just a self-centered,…
    Chosen Nation: G-d Gave the Torah Only To Us; Isn’t That Discrimination? Part 6

    Chosen Nation: G-d Gave the Torah Only To Us; Isn’t That Discrimination? Part 6

    G-d gives non-Jews the opportunity and divine assistance to know his Torah and convert if they wish
    Clarifying the Purpose of Life

    Clarifying the Purpose of Life

    Traditional Jewish belief teaches that there is an objective “starting point” that applies equally to everyone and everything in the…
    What Would You Do if You Could Meet Any Person For One Hour?

    What Would You Do if You Could Meet Any Person For One Hour?

    Would you talk or listen to them? In a one minute video, Rabbi Eliav Friedman will explain Judaism's approach to…
    The 7th of Adar: A Day That Will Bring the Redemption?

    The 7th of Adar: A Day That Will Bring the Redemption?

    Who will redeem us and how can we expedite the redemption? 9 facts about the 7th of Adar the day…
    How Far Does the Reward for a Life-Saver Go?

    How Far Does the Reward for a Life-Saver Go?

    G-d pays not only for saving the person but all future generations of his descendants.
    Why Should I Wear a Kippa?

    Why Should I Wear a Kippa?

    It’s a mirror of who you are that amplifies your deeds
    Do You Want Proof That G-d Watches Over us?

    Do You Want Proof That G-d Watches Over us?

    Why is it impossible for G-d to forsake His world?
    Five Simple Steps to Figure Out Which Religion is True

    Five Simple Steps to Figure Out Which Religion is True

    Every person wherever he is in the world can figure out the truth. One doesn’t even have to work too…
    An Intimate Rivalry: The Jews and Classical Islam

    An Intimate Rivalry: The Jews and Classical Islam

    Cornell University Professor of Judeo-Islamic Studies Ross Brann discusses the fruitful and close relationship between Jews and Muslims in the…
    What’s the Difference Between Judaism and Other Religions?

    What’s the Difference Between Judaism and Other Religions?

    Judaism is not afraid to declare that G-d gave His Torah to His chosen people in front of the entire…
    Did you know: The Ten Commandments

    Did you know: The Ten Commandments

    Did you know The Ten Commandments might actually be Nine Commandments?
    Did You Know: Shabbat Nachamu

    Did You Know: Shabbat Nachamu

    Did you know why the Shabbat after Tisha B'av has a special name?
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