Eliana Block, a journalism major at the University of Maryland, and an intern at Jewish Woman, offers us a glimpse of Purim—and pre-Purim—activities on her campus.
From gourmet hamantaschen to books for kids, some last-minute ideas for your Purim plans.
Lighting the Menorah was the first step in one family’s renewed relationship with Judaism.
Making the most of the holidays with interfaith grandchildren.
From “gelt without guilt” to “Bracelets for Change,” to stylish lapis jewelry made by young Afghan women, you can make your Chanukah giving meaningful this year by purchasing fair-trade gifts that help women and families.
We spoke to women rabbis and religious leaders about finding spiritual nourishment in the High Holidays. Their answers are both personal and profound.
A Johns Hopkins psychiatrist tells us why letting go of grudges is good for our health.
How I found meaning at High Holiday services despite a short attention span.
Find a place that ignites your spiritual self, recalibrate your own open heart and breathe deeply. With an open heart, we can accomplish so much in this world.
When we engage with biblical stories, says Rabbi Sandy Sasso, we often find insights and wisdom that helps us understand our own lives.
For Shavuot, Jewish Woman asked Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso about how she sees the key texts read on the holiday.
Innovative women are bringing new approaches to an age-old book.
A noted educator and performer poses new questions for opening up discussion among the generations at the Passover table.
Keeping young children involved and entertained is an annual Passover challenge. Here are a few products that will help.
Plan a grown-up Purim party and serve these fun libations.
Finding the path to healthy relationships with Esther as our inspiration.
An exhibit at the Yeshiva University Museum shows how the brave queen is remembered and celebrated in Iranian Jewish culture.
Waldman was encouraged by her rabbi to get certified.
Jewish traditions provide detailed instructions for building a temple. Transforming your home into a personal sactuary, however, can be open to many unique possibilities.
The High Holiday season reaffirms the Jewish belief that all individuals have the capacity to overcome adversity and transform their lives.
The ancient ceremony has surged in popularity as an inspirational, experiential, back-to-nature moment for looking inward and finding psychological release.
Platter takes center stage at Rosh Hashanah.
Not near Washington, D.C.? You can still try the handmade, kosher treats of Dear Coco.
In a high-speed world, more women are turning to Shabbat as a way to find meaning and peace for themselves and their families.
In a part of Central Asia, the autumn harvest offers flavors for a sweet new year.
Six talented women share a goal to create hundreds of beautiful weddings.
The traditional honey jar has received a makeover at the hands of designer Jill Fagin of Jillery.
A book from Calcutta-born singer, writer and storyteller Rahel Musleah shows us how to introduce this intriguing Sephardic tradition into our homes.
The fruit traditionally eaten as a new fruit at Rosh Hashanah has given birth to a tangy dessert wine.