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Assimilation is when non-Jews love us so much they want to marry us. Anti-Semitism is when non-Jews hate us so much they want to kill us. Why can't we, for once, think about what we think of ourselves?
Moshe Question: Why have Jews survived through the ages while other civilizations and religions have come and gone? Answer: Truly, by all accounts the Jews should have long faded into their place on the bookshelf of history, like all other once-great nati...
The story of Purim, as related in the Book of Esther, gives us a clear analysis of the “Jewish problem”. Being dispersed over 127 provinces and lands, their own still in ruins, the Jews undoubtedly differed from one another in custom, dress and language, ...
Question: Why has there arisen in every generation those who wanted to annihilate the Jewish population? Every year, I read this in the Hagadah, but now I am wondering why this animosity? Answer: There are many explanations given, but they seem to overloo...
You're telling us that what we need is to light symbolic candles and do a mitzvah? We're talking about a very real threat to our people! We're talking survival of the fittest! Get real...
Question: My question has to do with the concept of the Jewish soul. I am Jewish but was raised as a devout, strict atheist. We were told by my father, a college professor, "We are Jews. We are G‑d's chosen people. There is no G‑d." Four children. Three s...
Question: We thank G‑d for taking us out of Egypt, for rescuing us from the Holocaust, and for healing the sick. Isn't He the one who put us in Egypt, the one who made the Holocaust, the one who made a sick person sick? Is it not similar to thanking someo...
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