“Being Jewish is like having a 5 legged table”

The 5 Legged Table is Avraham Infeld’s metaphor for describing a strong and stable Jewish identity and according to Avraham, there are 5 components, or “legs” that combine to make up a person’s Jewish identity; Memory, Family, Covenant, Israel and Hebrew.

This Website is dedicated to exploring the metaphor of the 5 Legged Table and Avraham Infeld’s teachings about Jewish life and identity. Click on the LINK to find video material connected to these ideas, and read responses to them from Jewish educators and leaders from around the world.