jewish genetic diseases

Dealing with the God Question

Secular humanistic parents and educators face unique challenges in speaking to kids about God.

Loving and Fearing God

Should Jews feel one emotion over the other--or both equally?

From Belief to Faith

Can the skeptic embark on a Jewish spiritual journey?

Directory of Jewish Genetic Diseases

A guide to the diseases included in most Jewish genetic screening.

The Shiur Komah: Imaging the Divine

A text's physical description of God might actually have been intended to emphasize God's indescribability.

To What is God Similar?

Rabbinic parables explicitly compare God to a variety of human analogues, reflecting the rabbis' subtle, complex, and diverse images of God.

What Are Jewish Genetic Diseases?

As many as 1 in 3 Ashkenazi Jews are estimated to be carriers for one of about 19 genetic diseases.

Radical Theology: Confronting the Crises of Modernity

The findings of modern science and the tragedy of the Holocaust led some Jewish thinkers to redefine God.


Scholars debate whether the Israelites recognized only one God or worshipped only one God.