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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What is the origin of Ethiopian Jews?

The origin of the Ethiopian Jews is still shrouded in mystery. There are four theories that exist concerning their origins: they are descendants of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba; descendants ... Read More »

What Schools Did the Jews Go to During the Holocaust?

During World War II, the Nazi regime of Germany employed a program known as "The Final Solution." The goal of the Final Solution was to rid the world of so-called genetic imperfections. The Nazis... Read More »

What if Jews in the military want to get married?

The military tries to be as respectful as possible to different religions - some military institutions even have synagogues!

What does the shema mean to jews?

Shema is one of the most important prayers in the Jewish religion. It is said morning and night, announcing that God is their Lord. The prayer consists of three paragraphs, two from Deuteronomy a... Read More »