May 27, 2014

Detroit Interfaith Outreach Network

In 2010, Rabbi Dorit Edut participated in a Landmark Education personal and professional development program, The Landmark Forum. She came out of it with a vision […]
May 20, 2014

Do Sikhs have arranged marriages?

Thank you to Raman Singh for the answer. Many Sikhs do have arranged marriages but this is largely a cultural issue, rather than a religious one. […]
May 12, 2014

Community Chorus of Detroit Commemorates Terezin Requiem

As composer and conductor Rafael Schachter was rounded up for deportation to the Terezin concentration camp (Theresienstadt), he was able to grab a few of his […]
May 12, 2014

Why do Hindus wear necklaces instead of wedding rings?

Thank you to Padma Kuppa for the answer. First, Hindus may wear wedding rings, but some wear necklaces. In a Hindu wedding, there is a ritual […]
May 6, 2014

What is a mezuzah and why do Jews affix a mezuzah to the doorpost of a home?

Thank you to Rabbi Daniel Syme for the answer. What is a mezuzah? The Hebrew word mezuzah means “doorpost.” According to tradition, the mezuzah is to […]