According to some ancestry websites there are indicators to tell you if you possess "Jewish" DNA or not.
A round-up of news from around Israel.
The lesson is clear – tragedy should be acknowledged, mourned and learned from, while recognizing that triumph is bound to follow.
“I started this page in March of 2013 with one goal: so that my children and others like them would continue to appreciate the uniquely Jewish aspects of life in Israel."
In other words, Passover is for me folklore, the folklore of my people, though I respect all those who view it from a religious perspective.
This is the true identity of the committed Jew, inspired by the spiritual, yet prepared to confront the material in a way that brings us closer to our tradition and Creator.
Why Give a traditional Rosh Hashanah gift?
The lessons to be learned from this week's parashat hashavua (Torah portion), Parshat Shmini.