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FAQ: Jewish Naming Customs - Judaism - About.com
Learn how to choose and give a Hebrew name to your baby. Read FAQ about Jewish naming customs.
Rosh HaShanah Food Customs - Jewish New Year Traditions
Rosh HaShanah is the Jewish New Year. Over the centuries it has become associated with many food customs. Learn more about them in this article.
Purim, The Jewish Holiday - Meaning, Customs - Judaism - About.com
Purim is a festive Jewish holiday that celebrates the deliverance of the Jews from their enemies in the biblical Book of Esther. Purim is celebrated on the ...
Judaism's Naming Ceremonies for Girls - Rituals for Jewish ...
How are Jewish families today celebrating the births of their daughters? ... Instead, there are customs for a Simchat Bat , celebration of a birth of a daughter.
The Most Important Things to Know About Rosh HaShanah - Judaism
There's a lot to know about Rosh HaShanah, the Jewish New Year. ... There are many Rosh Hashanah food customs but the most common is the dipping of ...
Brit Milah - The Covenant of Circumcision (Bris) - Judaism - About.com
It is one of the most well-known Jewish customs and signifies the unique relationship between a Jewish boy and God. Traditionally, a baby boy is named after ...
Judaism 101 - the Basics of Jewish Beliefs and Culture
What do Jews believe? What are the different movements in Judaism? What are some of the daily practices, like kashrut, that shape Jewish life? This section has  ...
Purim Food Customs - Fasting and Festivities - Judaism - About.com
... holiday of Purim. Learn more about Purim food customs in this article. ... As with many Jewish holidays, food plays an important role in Purim. From eating ...
Introduction to Shavuot, the Jewish Holiday - Judaism - About.com
Learn about the origins of Shavuot as well as modern day customs for ... Shavuot is a Jewish holiday that celebrates the giving of the Torah to the Jews.
Choosing a Hebrew Name - Naming a Jewish Baby - Judaism
When an person's Hebrew name is used as part of a Jewish ritual or prayer, it is ... FAQ about Jewish Naming Customs · Learn the Rabbi's Role in the Jewish ...
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