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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?
Sep
13
accepted What aspects of Yom Kippur may a non-Jew not participate in?
Sep
13
asked Do women also wear white on Yom Kippur?
Sep
13
comment What aspects of Yom Kippur may a non-Jew not participate in?
@JeffreyLevine thanks for the good wishes, and Shanah Tovah to you as well! I will ask the Rabbi about Yizkor.
Sep
12
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12
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Sep
12
comment What aspects of Yom Kippur may a non-Jew not participate in?
I doubt that will be an issue. It's a Chabad shul and I've yet to see a woman opening the ark. Furthermore, Rabbi knows that I'm converting.
Sep
12
revised What aspects of Yom Kippur may a non-Jew not participate in?
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Sep
12
comment What aspects of Yom Kippur may a non-Jew not participate in?
both, confusing sorry. I will be fasting and I have not yet been assigned a personal Rabbi. I've been attending services at a Chabad shul and I know the Rabbi doesn't do conversions so I don't want impose on him by asking him...
Sep
12
asked What aspects of Yom Kippur may a non-Jew not participate in?
Sep
12
asked Is this really in the Talmud?
Sep
7
comment Does someone maternally Jewish, but without documented proof, need “giyur l'chumra”?
@RabbiMichaelTzadok , would one be issued with a 'certificate of Jewishness' if it is found that they are of matrilineal Jewish descent? How is that recognised? Also, what if along the line the ancestors deviated and practiced avodah zarah? I read that if a Jew decides to return to Judaism after idol worship, they have to immerse in mikveh, so is this required of someone who later discovers that they are of Jewish matrilineal descent?
Sep
1
asked May one say Oseh Shalom at any time?
Aug
28
accepted Non-Jews & Shul Access
Aug
28
comment Non-Jews & Shul Access
@user3142 Thank you for your reply and your encouragement.
Aug
27
comment Non-Jews & Shul Access
Thank you. The reason I posted this question is that despite my repeated calls and requests to visit a shul, they have not yet said I can visit. I don't know why. I really want to convert, I went into debt to move into walking distance of this shul and I'm not a secret 'Messianic'. I have since been attending services at a Reform shul because that beats staying at home, but I don't feel that I'm getting the full picture + there are too many 'Messianics' there.
Aug
22
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