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Give your Judaism the intellection it deserves as you discuss and debate the most quizzical, controversial, and seemingly-unanswerable questions about Jewish belief and practice.


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Nightly class "Jewish Course of Why"  at 7:00 PM (besides Fridays or Saturdays) 
Scroll down for text book and sample questions that will be discussed

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Here are some sample questions that will be addressed:

Why have the Jews outlasted so many other groups of people throughout history?
Why is the Star of David a Jewish symbol?
Why are there so many Jews in Hollywood?
Why do some Jews say they are the “chosen people”?
Is this not chauvinistic?
Why is the Land of Israel important to the Jews?
Why would anyone want to remain Jewish after so much suffering throughout the ages?
Why does Halachah decide the Jewishness of a child solely on the lineage of its mother and not its father?
Why doesn’t Jewish law have provisions for someone who desires to convert out of Judaism?
Why doesn’t Judaism seek converts?
Why are eggs Pareve, when the chickens that make the eggs are not?
Why aren’t vegan foods automatically kosher?
Why does Judaism have so many rules?
Why is it caught up with details?
Why does the Talmud prescribe different requirements for men and women?
Why does Judaism place emphasis on praying with a congregation?
Shouldn’t prayer be a personal experience?
Why do we say Kaddish after someone passes away?
Why do we pray?
Doesn’t God know what He is doing?
Do we think we can change His mind?
Why am I responsible for my actions if God knows what I will do in advance?
Why doesn’t God respond to my requests?
Why are we born with inclinations that we are forbidden to act upon?
Why don’t Jews accept Jesus?
Why does the Bible instruct us to “fear” God?
Isn’t fear a negative emotion?
If the miraculous stories in the Bible are to be taken literally, why are there no such miracles today?
Why did Moses have a stutter?
Why does the Bible call for animal sacrifice?
Isn’t it inhumane and violent?
Why is slavery sanctioned by the Torah?
Why do we say “Mazal Tov”?
Why do Jews follow a lunar calendar?
Why do some Jews eat Gefilte fish and Chulent?
Why do we place pebbles on a headstone?
Why do we light candles on a Yahrtzeit?
Why do some Jews sway when they pray?
Why do some people hold up a little finger when the Torah is lifted?
Why do Jews toast with “Lechaim”?    

Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 1   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=594192
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 2   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=322105
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 3   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=414438
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 4   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=952924
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 5   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=168869
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 6   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=290663
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 7   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=146744
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 8   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=840439
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 9   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=593918
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 10   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=915801
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 11   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=952830
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 12   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=610718
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 13   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=927287
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 14   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=111149
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 15   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=548037
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 16   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=850863
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 17   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=450418
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 18   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=579828
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 19   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=390743
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 20   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=943672
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 21   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=629296
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 22   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=893274
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 23   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=179036
Jewish Course of Why - Lesson 24   myjli.com/onlinetextbooks/?cid=313948