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Question: Would you say someone of 16-17 years old, who studied Judaism for over a year, and is learning Hebrew is old enough to convert if their parents say they don't mind?
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Question: Why are some people so outraged by the sight of a woman holding a Torah? Aren’t we all created in the image of G-d?
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Question: Are you bound to make amends to a wronged person, who does not know that you wronged them, directly to that individual or with G-d only?
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Question: What is the Jewish position on an afterlife?
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Question: What is the Jewish stand on women praying wearing Tefillin and a Tallit?
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Campus Anti-Semitism: The Low-Down on Wearing a Kippah at UC Berkeley

Posted on 10/11/2018 by Jacob Schwartz in News & Updates
I am a Kippah wearing Orthodox Jew at UC Berkeley and I am not afraid. I am one of 2 undergraduate students who regularly...

Saying Kaddish for My Mother

Posted on 10/07/2018 by Guest Blogger in Beliefs and Practices
By Rivka Tibber (Rivka Leah bat Esther Rachel) Saying kaddish (Jewish memorial prayer) for my Mom z"l (of blessed...

Elokeynu Echad - Yes! – But Judaism as the source of Monotheism – NOT!

Posted on 10/04/2018 by Moshe Daniel Levine in Beliefs and Practices
A common refrain tells us that Judaism was the first monotheistic religion and that our ancestors were the first to...

Sukkot - Jewish Fountain of Youth?

Posted on 10/03/2018 by Jacob Schwartz in Holidays
The holiday of Sukkot is the holiday of happiness. Literally - when we recite the prayers for the holiday we constantly...

A Funeral And The Mitzvah Of An Ordinary Jew

Posted on 09/17/2018 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Israel
Do you know this man? His name is Ari Fuld. And yesterday, in front of a grocery store just south of Jerusalem, this Jewish...

What I Did When Someone Wounded Me

Posted on 09/13/2018 by Rivkah Lambert Adler in Holidays
Recently, someone took a pretty enormous swipe at me online, accusing me of a serious breach of trust and of causing...
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