Judaism

Joshua Hero or Villain

Joshua is an unsavory character, and even the old Talmudic scholars tended to gloss over him as if embarrassed by his brutality. There is little of the prophecy, and none …

Read More

How American Jews deal with Christmas

The United States is predominantly Christian. 95% of Americans celebrate Christmas, and half of those Americans identify Christmas as a strongly religious holiday. Nearly all Americans who celebrate Christmas engage …

Read More

World Religions Judaism

World Religions Report – Judaism The history of Judaism spans centuries of time and has been filled with triumph, pain, and a sense of continuous wandering as people who have …

Read More

What is the Succoth Festival

The Festival of Succoth (Sukkot) is also known as the ‘Festival of Booths’, ‘Feast of Tabernacles’, ‘Festival of the Harvest’ or as it is commonly referred to, the Jewish Thanksgiving. …

Read More

The Symbols of Passover

The Passover ONCE a year on the Biblical date of Nisan 14, Passover night, Jehovah’s dedicated people gather together in all parts of the earth in harmony with Jesus’ command: …

Read More

Judaism in the Middle East

How is Judaism in the Middle East different from Judaism in the rest of the world? It may surprise Americans and Europeans, who have only tangential contact with Judaism. It …

Read More

Do all Jews keep Kosher

Like almost every other question about Judaism, the answer to this question depends very much on who you ask, and who is doing the asking.’ Kosher regulations The kosher regulations …

Read More

Why Jews Reject Jesus

Almost by definition, Judaism is a rejection of Jesus as anything more than another Jewish man, perhaps a nice one, but not in any way divine. All traditional Jewish sources …

Read More

Guide to Jewish Holidays

Title: The Miracle of Lights, By Billie S. Loper-Berman The Miracle of Lights, Chanukah, is one of the most celebrated of the Jewish Holidays and enjoyed all over the world. …

Read More

Bat Mitzvah Planning Tips

We just received the notice this week. My brother’s son, the doctor, has announced his daughter’s bat mitzvah for a date in October. His family has barely recovered from the …

Read More

Judaism Rosh Hashanah

“May it be Thy will, O Lord, Our God, to grant us a year that is good and sweet.” TISHREI is the Jewish month for the High Holidays. Rosh Hashanah …

Read More

Isaiah a Biography

Isaiah: A biography Isaiah was born in the 8th century BCE. His name in Hebrew, Yesh Yahu means Salvation is the Lord. He includes very few autobiographical details in his …

Read More

Judaism without God

Jews Do Have A God For anyone to say Judaism is without God is for that person Not to understand God or Judaism, his own religion. Judaism founded and started …

Read More

Judaism Yom Kippur Explained

ATONEMENT Beginning at sunset on Tishri 9 and lasting until three stars appear after Tishri 10, Yom Kippur is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. This day is known …

Read More