To be Jewish can mean you either practice the Jewish religion, or are from a Jewish decent. It is both a race and a religion. Someone that is culturally Jewish may not practice the religion, but has a Jewish heritage. Likewise, people that do practice the Jewish religion do not have to be culturally Jewish, or have Jewish ancestors.
Yes. You can be born Jewish but not accept the religion. You could also be Jewish in your religion but be born Gentile (the Biblical term for non-Jews).
No, Matisyahu is not a Christian singer. He is Jewish by heritage and in his religion.
"Jewish" may refer to your genetics, heritage or your religion. If you are a descendant of the ancient Hebrews through your mother, you are genetically Jewish. If you properly convert and follow the religion of Judaism, you are Jewish, regardless of your ancestry.
Billy Joel's heritage is Jewish. He does not practice religion. But he has prefered and been interested in Catholicsm
Gene and Paul are Jewish.
The Torah represents a tree of life to the Jewish people. It is the backbone of Jewish law and ethics. It is the heritage of the Jews
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Judaism is a noun meaning the religion, whereas Jewish is an adjective describing things to do with the religion or the people who adhere to it. Jews are not defined exclusively by their religion, but also by their heritage and lineage, as people are still thought of as being Jewish if they neither practice nor adhere to the religion, so long as their ancestors were Jewish.
Museum of Jewish Heritage was created in 1997.
An estimated 13.2 Million people worldwide
Jewish people (Jewish meaning those who are members of the Jewish faith) are probably mostly theists and believe in the God of their religion. Jewish people (members of the Jewish cultural and ethnic community) are as likely to be atheists as any other group.
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage was created in 2005.
YES. He also appreciated, and was proud of, his Jewish heritage (note: in the Jewish religion the children take the religious preference of their Mother. Since Gladys Mother was part Jewish Elvis could be considered "Jewish" as well.
Yes, there have been several members of the Jewish faith elected to the House of Representatives and the Senate, including Joseph Lieberman (I-CT). Approximately 8% of members of Congress are Jewish. In addition, there are 2 Muslims, 2 Buddhists, and 1 avowed atheist. 5 members of the current (111th) Congress decline to specify their religious affiliation. This only accounts for people who are currently in Congress. The first Jewish congressman was elected in 1808, though I can't say for sure if he was the first non-Christian elected to Congress.
According to Tradition, a person is Jewish if their mother is Jewish. If you do not know the religion of your mother, you are assumed not to be Jewish. Even in liberal movements that recognize patrilineal heritage, the person must also be raised Jewish. So if you weren't raised Jewish, you are not Jewish.
India is a country of national heritage of honor, pride, and courage.
When did the Jewish religion originate?
The web address of the Jewish Heritage Connection is: http://www.jewishheritageconnection.org
The Jewish religion is known as Judaism.
There aren't areas of the Jewish religion.
The Jewish religion mandates modesty. No public nudity should be displayed at all. Also there should be no nudity among family members.
American Jewish Congress was created in 1918.
Abraham founded the Jewish religion and also the Muslim religion