Study Beliefs & Practices
Beliefs & Practices
The centrality of God in Judaism may not be as straightforward as you think.
And what does chosenness mean anyway?
In Judaism, who or what is God?
Jewish conceptions of God have varied through the ages.
Why do bad things happen to good people?
Should Jews feel one emotion over the other--or both equally?
Prayer remains vital to our religious experience, even if God doesn't swoop down to remove tumors.
Traditional Judaism answers with an emphatic "yes!"
If we reject male God language, we lose a powerful metaphor: the husband-wife relationship between God and the Jews.
Modernity raised serious challenges for traditional conceptions of God.
The Guide for the Perplexed tells us more about what God isn't than what God is.
Most young children have some concept of God. It is important to respond to their questions with sophistication and honesty.
Evidence indicates that the Bible, in the form we have it, is a human document, but that does not mean it is not sacred.
A survey of Jewish feminist challenges and responses to traditionally male language for God.
Early Jewish literature was not concerned with proving God's existence or categorically defining God's nature.