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Should we be proactive and try to explain our customs to non-Jews, or is it better not to, since many of our customs may seem strange and be viewed negatively by the larger world? For examples: circumcision, and waving the Lulav & Etrog (palm branch and citron - four species).

Click here for a(n) Orthodox answer by Rabbi Sanford Shudnow
Click here for a(n) Conservative answer by Rabbi David Schuck (Emeritus)
Click here for a(n) Reform answer by Rabbi Lev Baesh (Emeritus)