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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There are two guards guarding doors One of the guards is guarding the door to heaven and one guard is guarding the door to hell The one that guards hell always lies what question do you ask them to?

Or ask: "If I were to ask the other guard what door was the door to heaven what would he say? Then once they answer pick the other door.

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 the kippah?

Kippot are important to Jewish faith and culture. The wearing of the kippah is a sacred act showing man's relation to God. This tradition is borne out of ancient times recorded in the Talmud. Its p... Read More »

Why do Jews put stones on headstones?

According to Barbara Binder Kadden, director of the Jewish Educational Council of Seattle, Washington, the origins of the Jewish tradition of marking a headstone with small stones most likely stems... Read More »