About the Author

Rabbi Maurice Lamm

Rabbi Maurice Lamm is the author of "The Jewish Way of Death and Mourning," "The Jewish Way in Love and Marriage", "Becoming A Jew" and many other books. A professor at Yeshiva University’s Rabbinical Seminary, he lectures nationally to Jewish and Christian audiences.

Shiva & Mourning

The Jewish stages of mourning raises one from the abyss of despair to the normalcy of daily life.

Matchmaker, Matchmaker Make Me a Match

"Marriages are made in heaven," but who are these people making matches on earth, and why have they played a pivotal role in Jewish history?

Day to Day Judaism: Charity

Support for the disadvantaged in Judaism is not altruism, but rather pure justice.

Day To Day Judaism: Prayer

Jewish prayer is a discipline. Don't just wait for the mood to strike.

Day-to-Day Judaism: Torah Study

Jews are the People of the Book -- in love with Torah study and perhaps the most educated people in history.

Day to Day Judaism: Kindness

Being Jewish is a 24-hour occupation, and the most consistent act of faith is kindness.

Faith vs. Law

It's the age-old dispute between Judaism and Christianity, what reigns supreme: Faith or Law? Judaism maintains that without the law, ethics and morality wither.

Jewish Time

Jews keep time in a way from the rest of the world. Discover why the calendar begins with Creation, the month with the new moon, and the day with sunset.

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