From lovers not touching to boiling our wine . . . From swinging chickens over our heads to eating ice cream before chicken (but not afterwards) . . . From wearing a shtreimel to kissing a dropped yarmulke . . ..
We Jews have a long list of unusual customs and ceremonies. They are such a part of our culture that we often pay them no mind, while non-Jews look upon them with a combination of amusement and horror. "What's the Deal With . . ." will look at a long list of these customs and ceremonies and explain the rationale behind them in an entertaining, yet grounded manner.