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Moshiach (Messiah) lit. "annointed one". The final redeemer of the Jewish people from exile. Prophesied in Tanach, he will be a righteous human king descended patrilineally from King David. Identity s…
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Questions about the various prayer books used by Jews, and the prayers contained therein.
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generally about Jewish holidays on which activity is heavily restricted (first and last days of Pesach, Shavuot, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, first day(s) of Sukk…
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the fringes tied to the corners of four-cornered garments. For laws regarding those garments (also known as Tzitzis), see [Tag:tallit-katan].
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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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Questions about the person who leads Jewish prayers when a minyan is present.
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Relating to (one or two) of the two Temples that stood in Jerusalem.
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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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the biblical book of Esther
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for questions about cooking generally and also about the halachic concept of bishul
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measurements relating to the performance of different Mitzvot
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wedding ceremony (and reception etc.)
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pronounced in certain ways.
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Questions about the practical advice regarding how to apply Judaism in real life. NOT for questions regarding p'sak halacha (practical halachic advice) -- consult your local Orthodox rabbi (CYLOR) for…
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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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the biblical personage Moses
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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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Basar b'chalav. The prohibition against eating, cooking, or benefiting from meat and milk together.
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Questions relating to the Diaspora, as in, outside of the land of Israel.
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The weekly Torah portion of Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)
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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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Something made from one of the five grains, and which has been allowed to rise (leaven). Forbidden to eat or possess during Pesach (Passover).
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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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A sacrifice. Refers to the animal and food sacrifices brought in the Temple.
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about the community and the individual in the community
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Questions about halachic deciders and their rulings.