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about the community and the individual in the community
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Questions about kosher certification of commercial food products.
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a branch of Orthodox Judaism founded by Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov in the 18th century. His followers in turn branched out, leading to many different schools of Chassidus.
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Aramaic prayer for the sanctification of God's name; often recited by mourners
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Questions about halachic deciders and their rulings.
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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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Questions about the Hebrew letters, or aleph-bet.
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Questions relating to how a Jewish life should be led.
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Shisha Sidre Mishna - Shas
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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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Questions related to getting a job, working, and the workplace.
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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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Questions about meat and its derivatives. But for questions about combining milk and meat, use the basar-bechalav tag instead.
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Questions about the origins of all things Jewish. Questions on the origins of Jewish customs, ideas, sayings, songs, foods, games, etc., are all fair game for this tag.
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Questions about the creation of the world.
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The different traditions passed down through the generations.
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Questions about the Chumash (the Five Books of Moses).
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reasons (as best as we can understand them) for the Mitzvot/Commandments
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Shema refers to a prayer, named Shema after its first word. It is traditionally said 3 times a day: in the morning and evening prayers, and before retiring at night. Shema may refer to the first verse…
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Questions about the the blessings of thanks recited after eating bread products. Hebrew: Bircat Hamazon. Also known as Grace After Meals.
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liturgical wording and syntax
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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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threatened; most (though not all), Jewish laws are suspended in order to save a life.
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written the Five Books of Moses. Portions from it are read aloud in synagogue at least 4 times a week.
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the mitzva (command) to count the forty-nine days from Pesach (Passover) to Shavuos (Pentecost)
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Questions about which action takes priority in a specific case, usually when only one thing can be done.
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quorum of 10 free adult Jewish males necessary for certain communal functions often related to prayers.
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the book that contains discourses throughout hundreds of years.
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seeing, sight, vision, watching, blindness