What is the ''top'' that Jewish children play with?
It is known as a dreidle; each of four faces has one Hebrew letter written on it, so that when you spin it, the result is something like rolling dice, in that you get a random result of one letter facing up.
What are the similarities of jewish children and Palestinian children in the israeli-Palestinian conflict?
Under traditional Jewish law, Jewishness is inherited through the mother so that only children of Jewish mothers are considered to be Jewish. As a result, a Jewish man who wants his children to be accepted in a traditional Jewish community will seek to marry only a Jewish woman. Some of the more liberal Jewish communities now accept the children of Jewish fathers as Jewish when they are raised in the Jewish faith. In addition, there…
The children of Jesus' time used materials which were readily available. They had constructed shallow sand boxes on the roof of their homes for them to play in. They also had scraps of wood or blocks with which to construct walls and cities of their imagination. The Jews had strict laws concerning "graven images" so they did not play with clay dolls or replicas of any people or animals. Jewish children like most children also…
Nearly 1.5 million Jewish children perished in the Holocaust. The ones who survived were left with Christian families, hidden in attics. Others were transferred to the Bergen-Belsen camp. Thousands of Jewish children were sent to the UK or sometimes to America. A young Polish-Catholic social worker, Irena Sendler, smuggled 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto.
According to the Torah, Jews should marry Jews. If intermarriage took place, then the children are Jewish if the mother is Jewish. The children are not considered to be Jewish if the father was Jewish but the mother was not or even if the non-Jewish mother had a non-Orthodox conversion prior to marriage.
There is no such language as "Jewish". If you are talking about the 4-sided top used on Hanukkah, it's called a dreidel in Yiddish and a sevivon in Hebrew. Answer: "Yiddish" literally means "Jewish", but there are at least 5 other Jewish languages, unrelated to Yiddish, which also mean "Jewish", such as Judezmo and Yahudi.
Do you mean Bar Mitzvah? If so, this the coming of age of Jewish male children (Bat Mitzvah is the same thing for female Jewish children). It is at this age that the children become responsible for adhering to Jewish laws and tenets of their faith (nb. it is the children who are referred to as Bar/Bat Mitzvah - not the ceremony of them attending their first sabbath service).
1.5 million children were murdered during the Holocaust. Including over a million Jewish children and tens of thousands of Romani (Gypsy) children German children with physical and mental disabilities living in institutions, Polish children, and children residing in the occupied Soviet Union. The chances for survival for Jewish and some non-Jewish adolescents (13-18 years old) were greater, as they could be deployed at forced labor.