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This site presents Judaism according to Chassidut and Kabala. It covers an extensive array of topics, including education and marital harmony, for example.

Meat sink by the dairy counter

Hey Rabbi, I was wondering what’s the right thing to do, since I have two sinks in my kitchen, one next to the other and one is smaller than the other. The bigger sink is on the side of my

Wiping dishes on Shabbat

is it allowed to wipe washed kitchen utensils?

Should children and women come to the synagogue on Shavuot to hear the Ten Commandments?

Shavuot is coming, and i would like to know if also children and women have to come to the synagogue to hear the ASERET HA DIBROT, or is it only for men?

Studying in a place of immodesty and promiscuity

Is it permissible to study in a college where there is immodesty and promiscuity, if I am careful to behave according to Torah standards of sexual morality and am careful not to look at immodest sights?

Visiting the Ohel of the Rebbe

Why do some Chabad Chassidim not believe in visiting the current Rebbe at the Ohel?

Why eat dairy products on Shavuot?

Hello Rabbi, I would like to know why we eat dairy products on Shavuot.

Wearing clothing that was bought during Sefirat Ha’Omer

If clothing that I need are bought during the period of Sefirat Ha’Omer, when can I where them?

ההנחיות הבריאותיות בספר הרמב”ם

the Rambam brings halachot in regards to health, eating habits etc. are this halachot still valid in our time – the 20th century or are they only for the Rambam’s time?

תפילה ליד שירותים

is it a problem to pray in front a opened but completely cleaned bathroom?

why is there a women section in the synagogue?

why is there a women section in the synagogue?

Until when do we eat the matza at the second Seder?

Hi, i would like to know at what time do i have to eat the matza on the second Seder on Passover? Thanks in advance.

Checking eggs for blood spots

What is the proper way to check an egg for blood spots?

Mezuza in a closet less than 4 by 4 amot

Can I put mezuzah in a closet less than 4 Amos on 4 Amos as a hidur?

The benefits of shidduch dating

What are the benefits of shidduch dating?

שיפוץ בית בספירת העומר

is it permitted to renovate a house during SFIRAT HAOMER?

How can everything be good?

Someone asked me about the attribute of trust in G-d, since we are supposed to trust that everything in the world is for the ultimate good and will work out good in actuality. How can this be if I know

i received after Passover a package containing food (CHAMETZ) that was sent to me long before the holiday. Can I use it?

i received after Passover a package containing food (CHAMETZ) that was sent to me long before the holiday. Can I use it?

הליכה על דשא בשבת

is it allowed to step on grass in SHABAT, or is it a problem of TOLESH (tearing)?

How to become rich

What do you have to do to become rich?

: i am a Neighbor with some non-jews and we share a trash can that I have some ownership on. What should I do during Passover?

: i am a Neighbor with some non-jews and we share a trash can that I have some ownership on. What should I do during Passover?

The wrong person received the service

A person hired a cheap band, but there was another wedding where the families concerned had the same names, and the bands became confused, and now the person is being asked to pay a high price, what should he do?

Where should we sell our chametz?

We live in Argentina and flying to Europe for pesach. Where do we sell our chometz? In Europe, where we’ll be during pesach or in Argentina where we have the chometz? Thank you!

What is the Tachanun prayer?

Hi. Just a simple question that I tried to ask my rabbi today but I never understood his answer and I was to embarrassed to show my ignorance by asking him to explain his answer. I don’t attend Shul services

How many Pesach seders?

I live in Israel and am visiting my family abroad for Pesach. How many sedorim do I keep?

Calling up a person to the Torah who does not understand

Is there any point in calling up to the Torah a person who doesn’t understand it at all? Is this not a dishonor for the Torah?

הפרשת חלה

we organize a weekly HAFRASHT CHALAH event and often women arrive after we allocated the dough. Is it ok to add flower in order to increase the size of the dough?

Is there a concept of time in the world to come, or is there no measure of it?

Is there a concept of time in the world to come, or is there no measure of it?

Earning interest on an investment in a company

I want to invest money in an American private company. The company has offered the investment by way of a convertible loan. It is unable to issue stock certificates now. I’d get a promissory note with an option to convert

ביקור אישה אצל רופא

: soon my wife will have to see a doctor for few times, what are the rabbi’s instructions regards to YICHUD?

May anyone work out Gematria?

May anyone work out Gematria (the numerical value of a word in Hebrew letters, corresponding to the numerical value of another word or phrase in Hebrew)? Today many Rabbis publicize Gematriot on the weekly Torah portions, but does this have