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People around here think God is a man. I hear you’s are the only one’s who actually believe in God. I also read it’s incredibly
I tried to obey the commandments of the Torah and live rightly, but God brings many misfortunes and disasters into my life. I prayed to
Shalom Rabbi What is an evil (רָעָה֙) spirit and why did HaShem send one on Saul in order to kill David? I do not understand,
What is the significance or explanation when the name of Jacob is interchanged to Israel from time to time and sometimes in the same sentence
I was studying the holidays of scripture and wonder if firstfruits is the day after high shabbat or the weekly one?
Hello, I have a somewhat nuanced question, and would appreciate some guidance. I’m undergoing education leading towards conversion to Judaism through a recognized (but non
I have suffered health issues , relationship issues , issues with people hurting me this year . How can I tell if G-d is punishing
I wanted to know if our personality traits are G-d given or entirely of our own making. Are they redetermined. Does the soul have any
Can you add a male name (such as David) as a middle name to a female’s name (such as Sarah)? If no, why not?
I’m a gipsy born in Hungary, I have been living in United Kingdom for 14 years My question, why English and European people hate gipsy
Hello–I know that we are to avoid L’ashon Hara, spreading malicious gossip. but what is it called when we are required to provide information about
We are told in koheleth many times to love our work/toil.Does this refer only to Torah or to general labour/work as well ?
Does Judaism allow meditation such as mindfulness, or is it categorized as chukkas hagoyim or the similar.
Good evening. Please, what is the plural of eshet chayil? Thanks
Is there a jewish source for dancing with a broom at the wedding of the youngest child
What does the term tiqqunim mean in the context of The thirteen tiqqunim of ‘Atiqqa’s beard?
Shalom, A questions about Treyf, are there degrees of treyf? Is one worse then another? And where is it answered? Thanks in advance.
Who is beelzebul in Judaism? do evil spirits exist in Judaism? who are the demons/spirits of the Kipploth? are they spirits in opposition to HasHem?
Why in judaism do they have service on saturday, the sabbath when Exodus 16:29-30 says Mark that the LORD has given you the sabbath; therefore
I am wondering if it is plausible that Shlomtzion HaMalkah might have performed the Hakhel ceremony. During her 9-year reign (76-67 BCE), there would have
WHEN ROSH CHODESH falls ON a shabbos ,,as is the case last Friday night/Saturday…today…should the benching for Rosh Chodesh be on this Shabbos ie today
Can I take a picture of myself. Why did most Jews and Great Rabbanim not let pictures of them taken esspecially in the 1900s. Was
I am over Bar Mitzvah and value davening with a minyan. I play a couple of musical instruments because my parents want me to. I
Hi there, bit of a random question but it is for a cultural assignment I’m doing for uni. I was just wondering if it is
I am a convert to Judaiisim Would I be acccepted by chabad?
As there is no commandment to light Shabbat candles in the Torah, why do we say a bracha that says it’s a commandment?
Why is it important to observe yahrzeit by the Jewish Calendar and not the secular calendar?
Recently a property i work at was acquired by Jewish owners. There is some concern about cutting any fruit trees down on the property. I
What is the purpose of man Why did G-d create man what is he supposed to do ?
IM an Ovol, saying kaddish during the 11 months for my Father zl I have a local kehilla which often misses getting a minyan ,
Rashi, in his commentary on the tenach, says that Isaiah 53 is about the people of Israel, but in his commentary on the Talmud says
Shalom, On the topic of mamzerim assimilating into the general Jewish community, has it ever been discussed as to the specific number of generations that
Hi Rabbi, Many people are given self-awareness so we have some idea of our strengths and weaknesses and we can usually identify when we fall
I have two questions: 1) What is the most comprehensive source for the rules regarding the Shmita, and also the Sabbath and Kashrus? 2) I
i have been ill 35 years ihave not had solid food for 30 years due to this neuro illness im alone since my parents died
have a question? I’m online now. Ask me here! Hi, i’m curious about what sources after the talmud make a thing not apply in the
Sometimes people fly with an urn containing cremated ashes with them (or in the stored luggage in the hold), without fellow passengers knowing, etc. I
my friend was born of Orthodox Jewish parents but in later live accepted Jesus as the Messiah & has since prayed to Jesus. Is she
our daughter (Dvorah bat rachel) has developed many health issues in the past year. We just had our mezuzot checked in March, but her health
Hi! There is someone in my life, close to me, that I have to be around a lot. But most of the times we are
Permitted Uses for A Used, Great Condition Parochet? In Chicago area, due to demographics, an old synagogue has closed and merged with two others nearby.
Imagine a Jew imprisoned in a hostile country, but granted by the authorities one day a year out of jail to express his Jewish identity.
Hu, I’m a potential candidate for conversion, I have been studying and keeping some of the mitzvot for 3 years and my question is: How
Dear Sir, How can I find a synagogue that uses whole wheat challah?
My name is Aaron Koppel and I was born and raised Jewish in the conservative and orthodox movement. I am a 39 year old single
I am bond with satanic bonds to be a dog or a slave to women. I heard that the lord God of Israel freed you
The Torah seems to be very specific about the promise never to destroy the Earth again by a flood. The Torah is very specific on
I heard (I’m not sure of source- maybe Chafetz Chayim?), that if one says premeditated lashon hara, they lose their olam haba. I’ve definitely said
Hello, How does an older person (in their 90s) do teshuvah for violating shabbat? Are there any specific rectifications to do? I am spending time
Hi! I heard that a wife has to accept her husband’s and sons’ torah and mitzvot before she lights shabbat candles, and that if she
DO JEWS IN AUSTRALIA CELEBRATE PESAH IN THE SPRING AS JEWS IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE TO COMPLY WITH THE TORAH REQUIREMENT. MANY OF THE SITES