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Is it halachic to have a rabbi present at an unveiling or is it ok just family?
Hi! Can one calculate where the shefa is coming from with their name so they know how to address it? Thank you!
is there a prayer for finding a job? I have been looking but so far didn’t get a response. Thank you!
: I have heard that Islam does not allow (don’t know if this is true) depictions of God. Christians do not have this restriction. I don’t know of anything in Judaism that restricts
If pesach sheni is a day of repentance, why aren’t we allowed to say vidduy in shema al hamita/ other forms of vidduy throughout the
Rabbi: I visited Israel for two weeks in 1993 and two weeks in 1999. I have a question about archaeology in the State of Israel.
For several years now I have been trying to find information about a story of Moses sending his army to obliterate a civilization. His explicit
I started covering my hair with a mitpachat after my wedding day, but within a year’s time, I began suffering from noticeable hair loss and
Hi, How can one get an answer from Hashem? I mean a real answer. I mean beyond faith, beyond t’feelah. Some kind of a sign
Was Passover ever banned by the nations
How were the acacia boards for the mishkan obtained? The dimensions in Exodus 26 seem to say 15 ft tall and 27 inches wide. I
What societies or groups of people throughout history have allied themselves or been friends with the Jews?
Hi, I am being stalked by some sort of Voodoo or Satanist person who finds enjoyment and pleasure out of stealing from my home, prank
If I a sincere conversion candidate cannont get a bris Milan for medical reasons can the conversion still occur ?
Hi, My wife is adamant that she does not want to go to the mikvah. There is nothing I can say or do to persuade
Hello! If someone has a relative who has been deceased for many years, is it permissible for a descendant to pray by their grave? Is
I have a question. Is it halachically permissible to have a necessary dental procedure done that involves using a small amount of skin from a
I recently moved and have a very large amount of Sefarim but I have no room for all these books. Every Shul I contact is
Hello Rabbis, my wife and I are planning in advance on making a Succah on a small balcony in the apartment we’re living in. Question:
Exodus Chapter 12 verses 43 through 45 relate that no uncircumcised, I take it to mean no Gentile, can eat the Passover. Yet in the
Hi, I’m a Kallah and on my bedika cloth there were some tiny black threads. I know that they were threads and not blood. Do
I’ve had difficulty growing certain vegetables over the years, which would be cost saving to our larger family. I’ve recently been told by several sources
Hi Rabbi, I heard the story with the Baal Shem Tov when he taught a man the language of birds… and it caused the man
Dear Rabbi, In the torah it mentions that Jacobs days of days ran out. Is that to say that the day you were born and
Hi Rabbi, Just wondering what the halacha is regarding microblading. It’s a semi permanent tattoo of sorts for making eyebrows more defined. Very popular now.
Dear Rabbi, During Hannukah we say the following blessing: Blessed are you, Our Hashem, Ruler of the Universe, who makes us holy through Your commandments,
Dear Rabbi, We are celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary next year with a full traditional wedding and reception. Is it acceptable for me (the bride)
My name is “Matthew” I was born and rise Jewish but my parents are not even as religious as i’am and I’m the most religious
Rabbi….. I am continually faced with this statement from Christians in my community. That “Jews Killed Jesus”. Regardless as to my response, nothing seems to
Hello, I hope this finds you well. My name is Tiara and I’ve been thinking about Converting to Judaism for a while now. I’ve been
If on Purim this year we first read megillah late in the afternoon, just before Shabbat, do i still say the bracha Shehecheyanu? we will
Hello! I’m having a baby girl in a few months and we’re deciding on an English name. The Hebrew name is decided and will be
I’ve been studying the word “atonement” and I see that it has been around for roughly 500 years. How has the word affected the understanding
One of my teachers, who was ordained at Chabad a veyr long time ago, told me about a tradition of a connection between a Hebrew
WHAT IS SO GREAT ABOUT TECHIAS HAMASIM ? ISN’T BETTER TO STAY IN GAN EDEN OR THE OLAM HAEMET ?
Hi Rabbi, There seems to be some disagreement about whether non-Jews can read Torah/Talmud. What do you think? Thanks Tal
Do I need to shatnez test a cardigan if it has 3 percent wool?
Hi Rabbi, Thank you so much for your patience and for the suggestions and information you gave here. I’ve never heard of the ‘opening a
my father passed recently and he wanted his and my mothers names in Hebrew on their headstone. I was wondering if you would be willing
I am revising my question and ask again: Isaiah 65:17 and 66:22 say that new heavens and new earth will be created or made, but
Hello Rabbi, It has become my understanding that all things physical are manifestations of things spiritual, and that ailments that plague us are symptoms of
Hi there, it’s my friend Jody’s birthday. She’s been single for some time now and though I am not Jewish, I know she intends to
I recently found out I’m Sephardic Jewish by a great grandmother from Italy. I left the Catholic faith because ice become disenchanted by it. Is
I am currently on Jdate and I met a modern orthodox man. I grew up conservative and I know if we get married I would
Hello, I am passing on a question from a friend. My friend just found out that when she was five she converted to judaism. She
Hello! My husband and I are repatriates. We are living in Israel and planning to convert to Judaism. My husband represents Israel at international sporting (darts) events in Europe,
Shalom! Is there a list of postulates in Judaism? I know about Tarjag Mitsvot and that every Jew should do all of them. But in our time it is
If, as the Jewish Federation states, that the Pentateuch (?) says Moses was so appalled by the people as he came down from Mt Sinai
Hello! I recently heard a little about “chibut hakever” and I have some questions: Are there really sins that can ONLY be fixed through this,
Do convert say the morning blessing Thanking G-d for not making them a gentile?
My question is Is it okay to wish a non-messianic individual a happy new year? Is it okay to call someone sick on the sabbath