An Ashkenazic Look at Sephardic Sukkot Customs (What one Reform Jew from Brooklyn learned)
I come from an Ashkenazic family, which means we have an Eastern European Jewish background. Sephardic Jews come from Spain,…Read ›
Everything* You Always Wanted to Know About The Three Branches of Judaism
See also our article on The Three Branches of Judaism ORTHODOX CONSERVATIVE (in North America; called Masorti elsewhere) REFORM (called…Read ›
Two Levitical Offerings and Their Meaning to Us Today
The Burnt Offering Hebrew Term OLAH, literally ascending," that is, the sacrifice "ascends" to God. It is translated as "burnt…Read ›
Shavuot, the Feast of Weeks: is it Jewish or Christian or both?
Is Shavuot a Jewish holiday or is it the birthday of the Christian church? It's both! Find out more about the origins and the fulfillment of this biblical holiday.Read ›