Learn about Judaism

The Jewish people, their culture and their religion have been around for a very long time, probably four thousand years or so. Jewish culture has flourished all over the world.

These simple facts mean that when it comes to Jewish history, literature, art, cuisine and so on, there is a lot to know. Fortunately, there is a wealth of books, films and websites to give you an insight into almost anything Jewish.

We hope that you will find this website a good portal into the amazing world of Jewish learning. The opportunity to find information about Judaism online is welcome. But one has to be careful. There is a lot of poor quality information out there. Links to some reliable sources are given below.

  • What is Reform Judaism?

    Reform Judaism is a modern Jewish movement which seeks to combine the best elements of Jewish traditions with the best elements of the modern world. While this modern style of Judaism is most commonly referred to as Reform Judaism, it is sometimes also called Progressive Judaism and, in some countries, Liberal Judaism.

  • Becoming Jewish

    North Manchester Reform Synagogue welcomes anyone wanting to know more about becoming Jewish. The journey involves developing your basic knowledge of many aspects of Jewish culture, experiencing Jewish life and showing commitment to the Jewish community.

  • Jewish Identity

    In the case of the Jews and their story, the beginning is lost in the mists of antiquity. The people from whom today’s Jewish people are descended, physically in some cases, and spiritually in others, originated in what today we term the ‘Middle East’.

  • The Jewish Web

    Here are links to sources of good information about Jews, Jewish Culture and Judaism which are likely to give reliable information.

  • Building a Jewish Library

    If you want to discover anew or delve further into the fascinating history, culture and religion of the Jewish people there is a bewildering array of books on all kinds of Jewish topics available, especially online.


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