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Minhag (Jewish Custom)

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Minhag (Jewish Custom): Jewish custom or tradition.
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Question: Can you explain why laws never seem to revert back to their original form? For example, some holidays are two days outside of Israel because of the difficulty with keeping time hundreds of years ago, which has since been resolved. Answer: Simply...
Can you see a time when all Jews will follow the same customs?
Question: I see in my in Chabad haggadah that the order of the Four Questions is different than in the “standard” haggadah text. Whereas at all the Seders I’ve attended the first question is about eating matzah, the Chabad haggadah has the dipping questio...
I find it interesting that when we do have an explanation for a particular custom, there's usually more than one reason. And when we don't have a reason, we nevertheless continue with the tradition...
Differing customs reflect the multiplicity of ways of relating to G‑d that characterize our people.
I recently read that this actually originated with Queen Victoria in the mid-19th century.
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