Why Observant Jews Leave Judaism

Having run the gamut of observance herself, Faranak Margolese devoted five years to researching, interviewing, and surveying hundreds of people who left Orthodox Judaism in order to better understand the “off the derech” phenomenon. Her 2005 highly acclaimed book “Off The Derech: Why Observant Jews Leave Judaism, How To Respond To the Challenge” is perhaps […]

The Jewish Tradition of Chinese Food and a Movie on Christmas

‘Tis the season for another round of reposts! (How long are blogger maternity leaves anyways?) What’s a Jew on Christmas to do? When you feel like the only kid in town without a Christmas tree is the answer to eat Chinese food and watch a movie?  Sure, you could partake in that age-old Jewish tradition, but there’s […]

“The Jewish Afterlife,” Episode 7

Does Judaism believe in an afterlife? Watch this video to find out.

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