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FAQ: Jewish Naming Customs - About Judaism
Learn how to choose and give a Hebrew name to your baby. Read FAQ about Jewish naming customs.
Brit Milah - The Covenant of Circumcision (Bris) - About Judaism
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 ...
Hebrew Names - Naming a Jewish Baby - About Judaism
Learn about Hebrew names. Choose a Hebrew name. Read FAQ about Jewish naming customs.
How the Jews Lived During Jesus' Time - Ancient/Classical History
Today scholars argue that what kept followers of these diverse philosophical and religious groups together as one people were common Jewish practices, such ...
Purim, The Jewish Holiday - Meaning, Customs - About Judaism
A festive Jewish holiday that celebrates the deliverance of the Jews from their ... The most important Purim custom is reading the Purim Story from the Scroll of ...
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.
Messianic Jews - Beliefs and Worship Practices
Messianic Jews accept Yeshua (Jesus) as Messiah yet continue to observe a Jewish lifestyle. Learn how they are set apart from traditional Judaism.
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  ...
Simchat Bat - About Judaism
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.
Introduction to Shavuot, the Jewish Holiday - About Judaism
Learn about the origins of Shavuot as well as modern day customs for celebrating this holiday.
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