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for questions about cooking generally and also about the halachic concept of bishul
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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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Days where Jews refrain from eating and drinking.
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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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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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pronounced in certain ways.
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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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Questions about the Jewish requirement to not cook, eat, or benefit from mixtures of meat and dairy.
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Questions relating to the Diaspora, as in, outside of the land of Israel.
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Questions about the person who leads Jewish prayers when a minyan is present.
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the prayer service and ceremony surrounding communal reading from the Torah scroll
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Questions about the various prayer books used by Jews, and the prayers contained therein.
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measurements relating to the performance of different Mitzvot
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the biblical book of Esther
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about the community and the individual in the community
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Relating to (one or two) of the two Temples that stood in Jerusalem.
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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 personage Moses
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Questions about meat and its derivatives. But for questions about combining milk and meat, use the basar-bechalav tag instead.
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Ritual hand washing. Required before or after certain actions, e.g before eating bread, after waking up, etc.
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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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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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liturgical wording and syntax
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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.