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asked Are women obligated to say the morning blessings?
Mar
27
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
13
awarded  Popular Question
Dec
22
comment Ever Encouraging Conversion?
I recall reading that the child of a Jewish father is not to be turned away. I will look for a source
Dec
2
accepted Is a dinner party gift muktza?
Nov
29
comment Is a dinner party gift muktza?
Thanks. Is it problematic if a non-Jewish guest brings a gift and drives to the dinner party?
Nov
29
asked Is a dinner party gift muktza?
Sep
22
revised Matrilineal descent & Zera Israel
clarification
Sep
22
accepted Leaving work in time for Shabbat
Sep
18
accepted Do women also wear white on Yom Kippur?
Sep
18
accepted Can a person convert if they are living with a non-Jewish person?
Sep
16
comment Can a person convert if they are living with a non-Jewish person?
Hope the Beth Din will be understanding! With regards to bisul olam, we cook separate meals with her being a vegetarian so we don't really share meals together. I've considered the extra appliances but that's costly too... Worst case scenario, I'll have to wait until she is in a position to move out.
Sep
16
comment Can a person convert if they are living with a non-Jewish person?
thanks for the good wishes! :)
Sep
16
comment Can a person convert if they are living with a non-Jewish person?
I don't think I have a choice but to kasher appliances every time. I can't kick her out, she has nowhere to go.
Sep
16
comment Can a person convert if they are living with a non-Jewish person?
Yes, I live within walking distance of the shul and there is an eruv. I don't have a TV (still getting settled after moving) & we don't usually turn the stereo on. I only have one sink so it's already complicated. Perhaps I can try the separate basins thing? This is a relative who needs a place to stay, and I can't kick her out. I really want to convert and increase my observances but I don't want to impose on her either. She does her laundry & cooks on Shabbos but I can't make her shomer shabbat just because I am. I've sacrificed a lot for her - just want to do something for me for a change.
Sep
16
asked Can a person convert if they are living with a non-Jewish person?
Sep
15
accepted Is everything in the Talmud considered Jewish Law?
Sep
15
asked Is everything in the Talmud considered Jewish Law?
Sep
14
comment Do women also wear white on Yom Kippur?
Ok - the women at my Chabad shul and the other orthodox shuls wore white as well. Yom Kippur publication at Chabad shul encouraged everyone to wear white and men to wear a kittel...
Sep
13
accepted Is this really in the Talmud?