These days the majority of the Jews don’t have personal rabbi who helps them to figure out what they are supposed to do to consider themselves Jewish. Of course they know they were born to Jewish families. Is it enough to be Jewish? Certainty not – we are aware of many people born to JewishContinue reading “Thoughts on individual Jewish self-identification”
Yes, there is True Judaism and there is Pagan Judaism. And Pagan Judaism may exist in any of the current denominations of Judaism – orthodox, conservative, reform, or humanistic.
Thoughts on being Jewish? What thoughts? In the course of Jewish history the rabbis and other religious authorities had created so many definitions on Jewish identification that it looks like no new thoughts on being Jewish could be generated.