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FTDNA mtFull results (K1a1b1a)

A typically Ashkenazi haplogroup, although I have no known Jewish ancestry. Does anyone with more experience with this kind of thing have any light to…

Reform shuls in Manhattan?

Hi everyone- I’m a young professional and I recently moved to Manhattan (Midtown East). I’m looking for recommendations for reform synagogues. So far, I’m considering…

The Boiling Waters

I’m halfway through reading a book about The Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson and his messianic doctrine. It’s called “The Final Redeemer” and it’s fantastic in…

Well, turns out I can’t convert.

A few days ago I made three posts https://www.reddit.com/r/Judaism/comments/8yv06w/if_i_convert_will_i_be_considered_a_true_jew/ https://www.reddit.com/r/Judaism/comments/8yp84r/is_it_disrepectiful_to_a_goy_to_attend_a/ https://www.reddit.com/r/Giyur/comments/8z4mik/i_have_so_many_questions_and_so_little_answers/ Because for a few weeks now I’ve been preparing to hopefully start the conversion…

Pointless?

I’ll keep studying, but I’m doubting if I should become Jewish, or religious at all… maybe because my curiosity and enthusiasm has significantly went down…

Look Up!

Walking up a steep hill, on the way back to my room from the art building at Camp Ramah Darom, I see a dark cloud…

The Shabbat Hospitality Conundrum

Hey all. So I live in a very Jewishly-engaged community in a major US city; lots of diverse religious organizations (synagogues, independent minyanim); kosher restaurants;…

Harissa Salmon Niçoise Salad Recipe

Harissa is a spicy, rich-flavored North African chili paste and it is one of my favorite condiments to use in the kitchen. It is traditionally…

How to Greet Someone on Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah celebrates the Jewish new year, and like the secular new year, the most common greeting for the holiday is “Happy New Year.” Jews…

How to Greet Someone on Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in the Jewish calendar. And though it is a day of fasting, repentance and self-examination,…

languages

my mother tongue is english, i am studying japanese, but if i end converting to judaism, will i need to know hebrew? submitted by /u/Dustyrosedec14…