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Encountering my old friend, I saw that it wasn’t too late, that someone else could leave religious life and survive, even appear to thrive. So a new question arose in my mind: What is keeping me here?
Parshat Tetzaveh
The priests were required to wear special clothing when performing their service in the Holy Temple. Similarly, the Torah scholars of ancient Babylonia would dress impressively, so as to encourage people to honor the Torah that they represented . . .
Traditionally, Jewish men and boys wear the kippah at all times, a symbol of their awareness of, and submission to, a "higher" entity.
The dress thing is just a classic social psychology issue. For a community to stick together they need some distinct dress. It's actually written into the Code of Jewish Law that a Jew is supposed to dress differently from those around him. Every once in ...
I recently read that this actually originated with Queen Victoria in the mid-19th century.
I was about to board the train, a middle-aged man exited the train and immediately approached me. “I’m a Jew,” he said.
In the Book of Exodus, G-d calls the Jewish people a “kingdom of priests and a holy nation.” A story in the Talmud demonstrates how we could fulfill this verse and inspire the respect of the nations that surround us.
I am proud of being Jewish and proud of keeping my integrity even if something tempting is staring me in the face...
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