I have often said that Judaism is a religion for the obsessive-compulsive, with rule after rule, hundreds of them, interpreted and extrapolated to the finest nuance by generations of rabbis. It could easily keep you busy most or all of your waking hours.
Nowhere is Jewish OCD on more florid display than in the 24 hours called Shabbat, from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday. (NOTE: The following is about truly observant Jews; practitioners of Judaism Lite, like my family,…Continue
On any given Sunday morning driving around in America presents a strange occurrence. It is the furthest divergence of the two groups
ideologically wish to have to do with each other. The faithful adherents
make their way through various traditions of attendance to their place
of worship. They are the ones that populate the early morning traffic on
Sunday mornings. The…
Added by Thomas True on November 1, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments