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What Reform Judaism is and its importance in Judaism

What Reform Judaism is and its importance in Judaism

Since Judaism foundation, there have existed very important figures, like rabbis, cantors, among others, in charge to teach and explain the philosophy of this religion. These important roles have taken what the sacred texts promotes, letting other Jews to live under the commandments of them. Although Judaism is one, there are different branches inside it,… Continue Reading

What do Jews think about the Messiah?

What do Jews think about the Messiah?

Yosef Meystel acknowledges that different religions have different thoughts on the coming of a heroic figure who will bring peace, joy, and fairness to the world. Like Krishna came to this world for Hinduism, or Maitreya gave life to Buddhism, Jews believe in the future coming of the messiah as the Anointed One chosen by… Continue Reading

Three important figures of the Reconstruction Judaism

Three important figures of the Reconstruction Judaism

For Jewish, the Rabbi figure is considered one of the most important within this religion, not only for its wisdom but also for its commitment with the commandments given by the religious texts. This significant figure is mainly responsible for a better understanding of the meaning of being Jew, and for guiding Jewish people through… Continue Reading

Everything you need to know about the branches of Judaism

Everything you need to know about the branches of Judaism

In a┬ástrict sense, Judaism is one. After all, all Jewish communities are based on the same liturgical basis, the same rites, the same sacred books and the same precepts of the Mosaic Law. However, due to the cultural differences produced during the long period we call Diaspora, Judaism divided into branches. Although they are not… Continue Reading