Wise Fridays: Who Is A Jew?

“Whoever repudiates idolatry is called a Jew.”

Babylonian Talmud Megillah 13a

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Shomer Negiah, the Prohibition on Touching

The term refers to someone who refrains from physical contact with members of the opposite sex.

Who is the Messiah?

Jewish sources have not, as a general rule, focused attention on the specific personal qualities of the Messiah.

Does God Hear Our Prayers?

Traditional Judaism answers with an emphatic "yes!"