Why are jews called jews?

Answer Those who practice the faith of Judaism are often referred to as Jews, which is a plural noun. As an adjective, these same people are called Jewish. The "Ju" or "Jew" part of the words comes from t... Read More »

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Can Jews eat venison?

Venison can be Kosher. It is one of the Orthodox Union's accepted game meats, along with antelope, bison, giraffe and ibex. It would have to be farmed deer, however, because there are steps that mu... Read More »

Why do Jews wear yarmulkes?

Observant Jewish males wear the yarmulke, or kipah, as a sign of humility before God. While the practice is not biblical in origin, it stretches back at least 2,000 years.Meaning of the WordAlthou... Read More »

How many Jews are in the US military?

Fewer than Christians but more than Muslims.

The Customs of the Orthodox Jews?

An Orthodox Jew is someone who believes the Torah literally came from Mt. Sinai and that all Jewish law is binding for all generations, but within this framework are many schools of thought. One of... Read More »