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What makes a person Jewish?

A Jew who does not observe the commandments or Jewish traditions is still considered Jewish.

How is Judaism linked to the State of Israel?

Israel was always viewed as the spiritual and physical homeland, no matter where the Jewish people lived.

Sun penetrating the clouds above the mountains near Chengdu, China. "It looks like Genesis to me," s

Do Jews believe in heaven?

According to some authorities, ‘The World to Come’ refers to the world inhabited by the righteous after death.

Do I need to believe in God to be Jewish?

While evil and wicked behavior can be attributed to humanity, some may deny God’s existence because of natural suffering.

Calculating taxes

Triple trouble?

Questions and answers on taxes.

By LEON HARRIS
16/01/2020

Ask the Rabbi: Acrostic artistry

The 1849 pamphlet is rare. The National Library of Israel holds a solitary copy, and there is only one other copy listed in the catalogue of libraries in Israel.

By LEVI COOPER
24/01/2019
A WOMAN walks in a yard where tea leaves are dried at a tea company in Dening, Fujian Province, Chin

Vitamins and teas: do they go together?

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
22/03/2018
The downtown station Chicago

Letters to the editor 462644

If as a politician the mayor is as wise as he is known to be ambitious, and if public pressure is increased rather than relaxed, there may now be some room for optimism.

Sleep

Get your sleep benefits

Doctors answer medical questions for worried parents.

By RX FOR READERS/JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH
21/07/2016
Mikve

Three Ladies, Three Lattes: Mikve madness

God help us all.

By THREE LADIES , THREE LATTES
10/07/2016
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