Neal Schindler lists some possible threats to Judaism, from within and without. However, he wonders if Jews are too fixated on the idea of existential threat.Read More »
Ask a Jew: How do ultra-Orthodox Jews support their large families?
I’m not Orthodox, or even close. So I posted your question in a Facebook group I’m a part of called God Save Us From Your Opinion: A Place For Serious Discussion of Judaism, which I know many Orthodox Jews are members of.Read More »
Ask a Jew: Why do some Jews wear curls on the sides of their heads?
...this verse has been interpreted by Jewish scholars and legalists over the centuries.Read More »
Ask a Jew: What is a Jewish magic carpet?
Learn about Operation Magic Carpet, the legendarily ambitious immigration project intended to bring 45,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel.Read More »
Ask A Jew: What does God look like?
G-d has no form. All references to seeing or experiencing him in a human form are ways of explaining G-d in a way humans will understandRead More »
Ask a Jew: Why are Jews so offended by pork?
Pork is one of several kinds of food that kashrut, Jewish dietary law, forbids Jews to eat.Read More »