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My mother-in-law is in hospice. She has a daughter with whom she is long estranged. At a funeral service, should the estranged daughter be mentioned
Have any of our religious authorities accepted the concept of the ” Demiurge? “
My grandson goes to a conservative Jewish day school. They recently held a mock wedding/marriage ceremony using the 6th grade (which has no boys in
I am interested in knowing why according to the Torah smoking is not prohibited if there is an order that health must be taken care
Org. Daat why It is not accepted to speak the Hebrew language in religious communities and it is only acceptable to speak Yiddish? thanks for
respectable rav I would like proof that the Moshiach is really going to come to save the people of Israel, so I can tell people
I already asked this before. But there was something I forgot to include in my question. I’m asking it again with what I forgot to
Rabbi, I need your important help please, could you give me an advice? someone blocked my contact by all means of communication (email, whatsup etc)she’s
It is possible to freeze a soup on Shabath itself so as not to throw it away and put it in the freezer on Shabath,
I would like to know if it is possible to bring flowers on Shabath to a religious family, it seems that it bothered them why?
Hi my name is Michael and I was converting to Judisum and I’m trying to pick the Hebrew name most appropriate. I was born on
Hi Rabbi, I wanted to ask your advice about how to live with certain people in my life. It is a husband and wife and
Can a newborn by a christian mother and a jewish father, be baptised and then convert to jew? and he will live as a jew
If I had an experience with a guy where it was Mr. Right (you know when you know) how can I get him back after
Can someone help me translate my great grandfathers tombstone? The letters are in Hebrew but apparently spells Yiddish words. I can send a picture
My married daughter and I have been fighting b4 Rosh Hashanah and she’s said some horrible things to me. Do I initiate forgiveness b4 Yom
Dear Rabbi, Why does diabetes exist in spite of the fact that (1) no one sins before he/she is born to deserve being created with
I am in discussion with one Christian man regarding Psalms 96:10 10Say among the nations, “The Lord has reigned.” Also the inhabited world will be
Do you light yartzeit candles on rosh hashanna or just on yom kippor?
Several years ago I found some scriptures about abortion in the Old Testament (not the Torah), but have lost the locatilon. Seems it was a
: Is it true that there is a netsay hora? I am elderly and looking back on occasions I have been stopped from making the right decisions and things
Why do the chachamim explain the Torah in a way that makes Klal Yisrael judged more harshly than seemingly necessary. If we know that gehennom
What does the bible mean when it says that God hardened pharaohs heart
The Rashi to Devarim 23:9 quotes a Midrash that the Moabites and the Ammonites caused the Israelis to sin, and thus they are worse than
I read that humor is a big part of Jewish culture. How do you maintain that during low moments or when you feel unworthy of
My question is can you eat a piece of chicken with two eggs? It’s kind of like the same thing as milk and steak.
Daat org : why is not possible to marry with a nice not Jewish guy? What’s the difference? Why to be racist? I appreciate your
What is the Hebrew word for man?
Hashem made two of ten commandments about worshipping other than Him. He also repeatedly, through prophets, warns that in the End Times this idol/god worship
As Dust: What is the origenal souce that the Rabbah references to Genesus 13:16 and 41:9:1 for the following: “As the dust is made to
Why would an uncle sacrifice himself and die to save his nephew?
Did the Israelites observe the Sabbath on their journey out of Egypt and before they reached Mt. Sinai. They did not observe the special Sabbath
My name is farzaneh . my husband’s name is sheleomo ben aanbary. He is 70 years old . He is sick. his Sickness. Is thyroid
B”H Hi hope you’re doing well, I hate to push but if you see this today, 7/1/2021, please respond as soon as you see it
The Quran has a fanciful tale about how the Golden Calf came to life. Turns out the Talmud antedated that with four, totally different, stories
Shalom: Many non-religious Jews do not know the prohibition on throwing away books or other written materials that contain the name of G-d. There are
Hi my name is Sam and recently my brother gave me a book called Antiquity of the Jews by Flavius Josephus. Ever since I read
why is one not supposed to lechatchilo walk 4 amos, or for that matter even get out of bed, or even place one’s feet on
Hello, My question is, is it ok to keep fake flowers in the house, made of wood or any other? Thank you!
if i should do everything to buy a house in boro park or for cheaper in lakewood even i will not go live there and
Rabbi: I hope you are well where ever you are 🙂 This is a question regarding the V’ahavta. In the V’ahavta we find instructions on
I am from iran .my name is shekooh bat mohtaram.my wife’s name is siroos(Avraham) ben dovlat.he is 75 years old. He is sick. his blood
Hello, My grandfather passed away. His Hebrew birthday is coming up this Sunday. Are there prayers or rituals that need to be done on his
When did the portion of Isaiah that we read on Yom Kippur become part of the Yom Kippur liturgy
If I’m praying and my parent calls to me to come down, am I supposed to stop praying to answer? Am I supposed to just
While traveling in the dessert, how were the daily sacrifices done? Sometimes they traveled for more than one day at a time.
Is it possible for a persons spirit or soul parts to astral project and actually leave their body whilst still alive?
Hi, what is the tikkun for willingly throwing away food in heat of anger ?
Hello Could you tell me how you would go about discerning the voice and will of God. I need to know if I am being
I am asking for the sin in LEV 5:21. while I am inclined to believe it is an intentional sin, sacrifices have to be provided.
In the Torah, were the people of Israel ever blessed when they returned to Israel after exile, without G-d’s explicit instruction to return? What I