Sep 05, 2013 · Having embraced Judaism as a college student, Eric Woodward, 32, considers himself part of a trend that Jews refer to as ba’al teshuvah — people returning to the traditional faith that their Author: Joanne Viviano, The Columbus Dispatch. Although students’ reasons for enrolling in the course are as unique as they are, they often include exploring conversion to Judaism, supporting a partner from a different faith background, filling in gaps in their own Jewish education, or returning to Judaism after years away.
The Torah considers old age a virtue and a blessing. Throughout the Torah, "old" (zakein) is synonymous with "wise"; the Torah commands us to respect all elderly, regardless of their scholarship and piety, because the many trials and experiences that each additional year of life brings yield a wisdom which the most accomplished young prodigy cannot equal.Author: Lubavitcher Rebbe; Adapted Yanki Tauber. Nov 20, 2012 · The forums in the Christian Congregations category are now open only to Christian members. Please review our current Faith Groups list for information on which faith groups are considered to be Christian faiths. Christian members please remember to read the Statement of Purpose threads for each forum within Christian Congregations before posting in the forum.
Principles of faith in Modern Judaism Orthodox Judaism. Orthodox Judaism considers itself to be in direct continuity with historical rabbinic Judaism. Therefore, as above, it accepts philosophic speculation and statements of dogma only to the extent that they exist within, and are compatible with, the system of written and oral Torah. Responding to Spiritual Questions and Emotional Needs after Tragedies. By: or of souls returning to God. and trust in the people they have counted on to protect them may be more significantly shaken than their religious faith. Anything adults can do to restore their sense that the people around them are working to restore safety will.
Adults; New to Judaism; New to Judaism. New to Judaism programming is designed for those who are curious about Judaism, returning to Judaism, converting to Judaism, raising Jewish children, or sharing Judaism with loved ones. Our mission is to extend warmth and hospitality to every one who chooses to enter our doors. Our programs, which include. For many, the Bar/Bat Mitzvah experience determines their attitude to Judaism. If the event is shallow and pretentious, they will see Judaism as shallow and pretentious. But if it is meaningful and inspiring, their Jewish identity will be reinforced and they will be proud of their heritage.Author: Aron Moss.