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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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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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Is it preferable to not say Mincha early on a fast day?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Isaac Moses‭

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What happened to the end of the Aleph-Beis in Kol Mekadesh?

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

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Why is Shlissel Challah permissible?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by msh210‭

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(When) can one listen to Christian music, according to Igrot Moshe?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by user8078‭

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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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Who was Yitzchaki?

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

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Blowing a Shofar with a mask over the wide end

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by eliyahu‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by MTL‭

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Examples of derivations

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Dani‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Lo Ani‭

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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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Do Felt Garments Require Tzitzit?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by רבות מחשבות‭  ·  last activity 2y 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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How does one pray Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur alone?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Should the repetition of the amidah be discontinued?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by withoutatrace‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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Read the wrong haftara. Now what?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by ploni‭

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Why aren't weddings on specific days?

1 answer  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by Dani‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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Naming a daughter when there's no minyan around

0 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by msh210‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by msh210‭

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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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Taking pills with letters on Shabbos

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What is the purpose of God asking Adam to name the animals?

4 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by msh210‭

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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 is cholam sometimes pronounced like segol (Chabad, Yom Kippur)?

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

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When does not forgiving become holding a grudge?

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

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Can a woman blow the shofar during Elul for herself? Can anyone?

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by manassehkatz‭

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Can a Rabbi lose his ordination?

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

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What's wrong with salmon skin?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by msh210‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by msh210‭

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May one name a secular object using a Divine Name?

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

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Why is "chinam" translated as "baseless"?

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity almost 2 years ago by Dev-iL‭

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Are flowers muktzah on Shabbat?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by ploni‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by msh210‭

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Seeking list of prohibitions which force one to do an action

2 answers  ·  posted almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited almost 2 years ago by DonielF‭

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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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Purity and Channukah

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by rosends‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by robev‭

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