If Apostolou is worried about undermining Judaism, he should read his own words more carefully.
Every person with whom I spoke about re-engaging with their Judaism had something different in mind.
So I had to ask, “Has joining the JBC circuit greatened your spirituality or connection to Judaism?”
In his book, The Dignity of Difference, first published in 2002, Sacks said that Israel's policies were incompatible with Judaism.
How DNA testing is unearthing Judaism in the roots of unlikely family trees—and even prompting some people to convert.
Most other branches of Judaism reject intermarriage as invalid because Jews can only marry other Jews.
What business, precisely, does the state have in choosing a rabbi, or two rabbis, to represent Judaism on its behalf?
For them, Judaism and nationalism were totally compatible, each complementing the other.
Without this organic link to Zion, Judaism loses its identity and eventually disappears.
Abrams's response was as follows: Islam has a prophet; Christianity has a savior, but Judaism has….
c.1400 (attested in Anglo-Latin from mid-13c.), from Old French Judaisme and directly from Late Latin Judaismus (Tertullian), from Greek Ioudaismos, from Ioudaios "Jew" (see Jew). The Anglo-Latin reference is from a special tax levied on the Jews of England. Earlier in same sense was Juhede "Jewish faith, Judaism," literally "Jew-hood" (early 14c.).
The religion of the Israelites of the Bible and of the Jews of today, based on the teachings of the Torah. Judaism involves the belief in one God, whose Chosen People are the Jews. Abraham is considered the founder of Judaism, although Moses, who delivered the laws of God to the Israelites, is also an important figure.