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Possible But Very Unlikely Ancestry

Curious watcher here. So, there’s this family story from my mother’s side of the family (I am Brazilian, so it’s a very large family, almost…

All Things Jewish! – September 05, 2018

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Do you postpone exams for high holidays?

I’ve been taught to take school very seriously. My parents always pulled us out of school for high holidays, but missing a class in college…

It was beautiful

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Converts and Self-Identifiers?

So tl;dr, I live in the Midwest US and would like to convert to Judaism but there are some roadblocks and I can’t formally convert…

Does God gain from prayer?

I was watching Stump the Rabbi on a question on why Hashem doesn’t answer a prayer youtube . One thing in particular I found very…

Suggestions?

So I’ve recently decided I want to look into converting to Judaism. Now all of the should and shouldn’ts aside I was wondering if anyone…

New sub for Jewish Gun Nuts

Hi all, just wanted to announce for those of you who are interested that I formed a new sub for Jews who own or are…

The golem in popular culture.

There is a debate on a game website where the use of the name “Golem” is being used for characters that only vaguely resemble the…

Sephardic vs Mizrahi religious practices

These days, it seems the term “Sephardi/Sephardic” simply refers to non-Ashkenazi Jews. However, since Greece, Balkans, and of course Spain and Portugal are a long…

A matchmaker for me?

(Yes, the Fiddler on the Roof jokes are not lost on me haha) Now that I am 31, my family is concerned about my lack…