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Is Judaism a race or religion?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Taryn: Are Jews of the Jewish faith really a unique race? For many...

Is there a difference between a religious Jew and an ethnic Jew?

Rabbi Gurkow: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today?curious and confused: Is there a difference between a religious...

Why is the Jewish soul called a portion of G-d?

Question: Since G-d not only creates everything, but He IS everything, why then is the Jewish soul called a portion of G-d? So is everything else. Answer:...

If Jewish parents adopt, is the child automatically Jewish?

According to Jewish Law, a person is Jewish if s/he was born to a Jewish mother or if s/he converted according to Jewish Law. If the religion of...

My mum is a non-practicing Jew, am I still Jewish?

Mrs. Shaffer: Welcome......how can I help you?:)Rachel: Hi Mrs shafferMrs. Shaffer: helloRachel: I was searching the site and couldn't get an answer...

I just found out that I am not Jewish, should I stop living as a Jew?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Jon: i just found out that i am not jewish. i was raised in a...

The Eternal Jew

The following letter was sent to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, some seventeen years ago. Exactly ten years ago, I met my...

When did the Jewish faith begin, and who started it?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Californian: When did the Jewish faith begin- approximate...

Obsessed with Giving

One of the most striking characteristics of the Jewish people was that, whenever they were asked, they gave. In the wilderness, when asked to contribute...

Is a child considered Jewish if his parents were not married under a chupah?

Rabbi Gurkow: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? Vanna: Hello, I was wondering what is a child considered if his...