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General Q&A about Judaism, Jewish texts, and Jewish life. This site does not give personal advice.

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Taking pills with letters on Shabbos

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by ploni‭

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What is the status of a-capella music during the three weeks?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by ploni‭

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Can a terminally-ill patient give up his ventilator to save another?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Dani‭

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Does the nascent Sanhedrin in Israel sanctify the new moon with witnesses?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Daniel‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭

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Why didn't Yitzchak help his father?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Dani‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭

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Natural organic reduction as a burial solution

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Alaychem‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Alaychem‭

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Different reading of Rashb"i story

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Alaychem‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Alaychem‭

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How obligatory is Eicha on Tish'ah b'Av?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by magicker72‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by magicker72‭

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Origin of Three Weeks/Nine Days customs?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Dani‭

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Where is 'Khina'?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭

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Hatov Ve'Hametiv for wine that is not made of grapes

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Alaychem‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Alaychem‭

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Who was Yitzchaki?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by user8078‭

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What did the Kotzker mean by "If I am I…"?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭

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Do the requirements to honor a Kohen require one to honor a female Kohen?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by JoelK‭

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Contradiction in statements of Rabbi Avigdor Miller

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Racquetball‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by robev‭

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Targum of yehoshua bin nun [closed]

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Racquetball‭  ·  closed almost 2 years ago by Isaac Moses‭

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Why does everyone talk during pesukei d’zimra? [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Racquetball‭  ·  closed almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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Prophetic styles in Melachim?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Harel13‭

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Can a man father legal children after death?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Dr. Shmuel‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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Doubling up on a Siyum

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by רבות מחשבות‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by רבות מחשבות‭

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Retying shoes in order

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Dani‭

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What's the difference between רָדַף אֶת and רָדַף אַחֲרֵי?

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by msh210‭

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When (if ever) can you read a non-standard haftarah, and how far afield can it go?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Do Felt Garments Require Tzitzit?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by רבות מחשבות‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Isaac Moses‭

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Where did Bnei Yisroel get slaves in the desert?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Silver‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Anger advice is only for men?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by רבות מחשבות‭

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Why do we kiss the Teffilin at Ashrei?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by rosends‭

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Does a husband have to maintain his wife's bondwomen?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by PinnyM‭

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When to gather the Tzitzis

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by manassehkatz‭

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Why is Tzaara'as considered a Sakana?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by eliyahu‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by eliyahu‭

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Why is the beracha of Shehechiyanu phrased in the plural?

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity over 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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Who got to have the leftover flour from the Omer?

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  last activity 3y ago by Isaac Moses‭

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Experience-based advice for focusing and slowing down prayers?

25 answers  ·  posted over 12 years ago by Isaac Moses‭  ·  last activity over 3 years ago by Isaac Moses‭

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