Dear Jew in the City- I’ve been wondering why matrilineal descent is how people are considered to be born Jewish. Do you have an explanation for it? Sincerely, Cameron Dear Cameron- Thanks for your question. Overly simplified, matrilineal descent means that “religion follows the mother.” A lot of people mistakenly think that, Biblically speaking, we […]
“Avital has a lot of faith. She always says, ‘Even if we go down, Hashem will give me something to go for.’ So it makes her very optimistic because she believes.” With thanks to Kamatech.