Neal Schindler, who attends a Reform congregation and is in an interfaith marriage, responds.Read More »
Hyphen Parent explains the policies of the Central Conference of American Rabbis on interfaith marriage.Read More »
Ask a Jew: If the Jewish people believe the Savior is yet to come, why have most Jews forgone the written law in the Hebrew Scriptures?
And just for the record: “The Jewish people” aren’t a monolith.Read More »
My kid is asking things like: Where is God? What does God look like? How come I don't hear God? … So someone more knowledgeable: Do Jews believe God is everywhere and in everything? Is God all powerful and all good? Do loved ones go to "heaven"? What can they even understand?Read More »
After the burial, mourners return home (or, ideally, to the home of the deceased) to sit shiva for seven days. Shiva is simply the Hebrew word for seven.Read More »
“The Genome-wide Structure of the Jewish People,” a 2010 article from the journal Nature, suggests that Ashkenazi, Sephardi, and Mizrahi Jews have a shared Middle Eastern ancestryRead More »