does Living Jewish mean? There
are dramatically different ideas
about how a Jewish life may be
lived. Orthodox Judaism adheres
to the traditions of yore, the
Conservative movement believes
that some laws may be changed
with time, and the Reform leave
it up to the individual to
choose the traditions they wish
to follow. There are a variety
of practices between Judaism’s
branches, and a myriad of
traditions, customs, and quirky
modes of observances. What does
a Jewish wedding make? What is
the essence of a Bar Mitzvah.
And, how do the different
branches view circumcision,
same-gender unions, and the
ideal of Zionism.
Mazornet and Jewish Celebrations
are not embracing any one
ideology. Rather the
Living Jewish channel
moves across boundaries of
modern Judaism, and demonstrates
how it is lived. Jewish life
cycle celebrations and rituals
are examined, with old
traditions explained and new
customs explored. All branches
of Judaism are represented,
affording you the reader a
deeper understanding of details,
traditions, and what it means to
be Jewish, as well as an
opportunity to discover your own
place within our rich heritage.
So what is the difference
Orthodox, Conservative, Reconstructionist, or Post-Denominational?
-More to come
right to call oneself Jewish is a bone of contention - between the
branches of Judaism. Coming soon.
story of Reb Yosef, though a personal one, is
a story related to around the globe. Reb Yosef, who reclaimed the heritage he was denied,
tells his story, and answers your questions.
Read insightful and
introspective observations about the books of Tanakh (entire Jewish
bible). From Torah, to Neviim, to Ketuvim. Though, we begin with the Torah
Weekly Portions first.
underlying philosophy to eating Kosher
is not health-related as many suspect,
rather it is a proclamation of
traditional Judaism’s view on how a Jew
should live his or her life.