Of the 613 mitzvot, 248 are positive (“Thou shalt…”) and 365 negative (“Thou shalt not…”).Read More »
I think some people deny the Holocaust because such denial fits their overall worldview, which is likely characterized by anti-Semitism and God knows what other forms of bigotry.Read More »
The idea that Askenazi Jews are descended from the Khazars is widely held within anti-semitic circles, but it has been discredited by scholars.Read More »
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 »