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for questions about cooking generally and also about the halachic concept of bishul
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Questions about places with Jewish connections.
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Days where Jews refrain from eating and drinking.
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the prayer service and ceremony surrounding communal reading from the Torah scroll
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Relating to the categorization of a sinful act in Jewish Law, the examination of a sin recorded in Jewish texts, or the nature of sin in Jewish thought.
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Questions about the various prayer books used by Jews, and the prayers contained therein.
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Questions about the person who leads Jewish prayers when a minyan is present.
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Literally "Germany". Questions about the Jews of all the area that was once medieval Germany, more generally of all Catholic and Protestant (and some Eastern Orthodox) lands, and their laws and custom…
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pronounced in certain ways.
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wedding ceremony (and reception etc.)
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Questions relating to travel in various areas of Jewish law, such as travel on Sabbath or Holidays or prayers before certain travels.
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measurements relating to the performance of different Mitzvot
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Relating to (one or two) of the two Temples that stood in Jerusalem.
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Questions relating to children under the age of 13 (for boys) or 12 (for girls). Children of this age are minors with respect to various rules, including the obligation to fulfill mitzvos (God's comma…
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a branch of Hassidim that focuses heavily on Chassidus as an intellectual pursuit, and on outreach to nonobservant Jews.
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Questions relating to the Diaspora, as in, outside of the land of Israel.
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about the community and the individual in the community
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A halachic period of mourning after the passing of a close relative. There are many laws and customs relating to this period and those observing it.
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the biblical book of Esther
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the biblical personage Moses
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the temporary house in which we live on the holiday of Sukos (Tabernacles) each year
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One of the books that make up the "Kesuvim" (or "Writings). Composed mostly by King David, but includes chapters by Adam, Avraham, King Shlomo (Solomon) and others.
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Sukkot begins on the 15th of Tishrei and lasts for 7 days, plus an additional day (two outside of Israel) of Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah. It is the festival of booths ("tabernacles"), one of the thre…
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worn over one's clothes during the morning prayers (Shacharit). The tallit has special fringes known as tzitzit attached to its four corners.
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a Biblical holiday celebrated on the first and second days of the month Tishrei. Also known as the Day of Judgement.
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