Being in Jerusalem for a pilgrim is to be in a state of awe, but are these the streets on which Jesus really walked, is that the water he touched?
Haaretzs guide to a whirlwind trip in the history-rich, culture-rich and geography-rich country that is Israel. (Plus everything you need to know about tipping, taxis, Wi-Fi and the weather.)
Where to go, where to eat and how to get around the south of Israel.
What to do, where to eat and how to get around the holiest city in Israel.
What to do, where to eat and how to get around the north of Israel.
Judaism takes consideration that although marriage is desirable, not all unions should be sustained when they lose their vitality.
In Judaism, immersion in a mikveh is meant to be more than simply a device for reversing a state of impurity. It is a means of infusing the soul with spirituality.
Over the years, keeping ones head covered with a kippah (yarmulke) became a sign of humility before God.
Tzitzit are the fringes that religious Jewish males wear under their shirts, while the tallit is the traditional Jewish prayer shawl.
Wearing tefillin, or phylacteries, makes a pointed statement: We should worship God with both mind and soul, with thought as well as action.