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Refers to any set of beliefs of any community or nation, concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of life and the universe, especially when considered as the creation of a supernatural or divine agency.

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Religion; Judaism

Contrary to popular belief, Judaism does believe in an afterlife, but it is not the primary focus of our religion and there is a lot of room for personal opinion about the nature ...


Religion; Judaism

A substitute for writing or saying a name of G-d.


Religion; Judaism

From Greek meaning "dessert. " A half piece of matzah set aside during the Passover Seder, which is later hidden by children and then ransomed by parents, or hidden by parents and ...


Religion; Judaism

There is no formal procedure for adoption in Judaism, but one who raises another person's child is acknowledged as the parent in many important ways.


Religion; Judaism

Older brother of Moses. Founder of the priesthood, and the first Kohein Gadol (High Priest). He helped Moses lead the Children of Israel out of Egyptian bondage. See also Rabbis, ...


Religion; Judaism

The twelfth month of the Jewish year, occurring in February/March. See Months of the Jewish Year.


Religion; Judaism

The first Jew, the founder of Judaism, the physical and spiritual ancestor of the Jewish people. One of the three Patriarchs of Judaism.