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The Yalkut Shimoni (Shoftim Ch. 4), commenting on the prophetess Devorah, says: מעיד אני עלי את השמים ואת הארץ, בין גוי בין ישראל, בין איש בין אשה, בין עבד בין שפחה, הכל לפי מעשיו של אדם רוח הקדש שורה עליו I call the heaven and earth to be my witnesses, whether a gentile or a Jew, whether a man or a woman, whether a slave or a maidservant, each ...
They were from the Jews that Hashem wanted to kill at the plague of darkness so Moshe begged Hashem to give them a chance and this is what happened
I understand it like this When selling you are not allowed to not inform the goy that it is not kosher if you are selling it in a Jewish store (it is bhezkas kosher)(it is as selling a detective item and not informing of the defect) But if you are giving it for free (gift) from a Jewish store (it is bhezkas kosher) you are not obligated to tell him that ...
It's based on the Gemara on Chullin 94a.
Think of Israel as the equivalent of the USA, and think of Judaism not as a religion, but as a Legal System, and thus as the equivalent of US Law. Now the categories are equivalent as such: 1) Natural-born Jew = Natural-born US Citizen. They have all the rights and obligations of a US citizen, including voting, and may pursue the US Presidency. In extreme ...
The Sefer HaChinuch and Maimonides frequently say that the reason behind a Torah prohibition is that such foods/practices/clothing are used in idolatry i.e. the religious rites of other nations. Therefore, it would seem to be forbidden to eat any such food or do any such practice outright, even one not mentioned in classical sources.
Every Jew MUST encourage everyone to observe the Shabbat!!! This is because we are priests to the goyim (Shemot 19:6), because Torah is our wisdom and understanding (Dvarim 4:6) and because eventually all nations will be blessed by God for Torah observance. (Bereshit 12:13, 18:18, 26:4, 28:14 e.t.c)
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