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Does a Ben Noach, who keeps the seven mitzvot but has bad hashkafah, get punished by Hashem?

Does a Ben Noach, who keeps the seven mitzvot but has bad Hashkafah, get punished by Hashem? For example, if the B'nei Noach says things that are kefira for a Jew like saying that the Oral Torah is ...
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Is it mentioned anywhere in all of the Mishna or the Talmud that Rabban Gamliel converted to Christianity

Is it mentioned anywhere in all of the Mishna or the Talmud that Rabban Gamliel converted to Christianity? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamaliel
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Why doesn't Deuteronomy 13:6-10 list that the is father liable to get the death penalty for committing the act of apostasy?

Why doesn't Deuteronomy 13:6-10 list that the is father liable to get the death penalty for committing the act of apostasy? "If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the ...
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Kapparah for a family member who apostatised

Some of my more notable relatives (all since deceased) apostatised, either to protect themselves during the war or for other similarly non-dogmatic reasons. While of course I would discuss any ...
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The Rambam on a forced get

The famous Rambam(Hilchos Geirushin 2:20) where he writes that if a man is required to divorce his wife (which were enumerated in Hilchos Ishus) and he doesn't want to divorce her ,beis din can force ...
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Who don't believe the Lubavitcher Rebbe is Messiah become apostate?

Major rabbis have signed a document declaring Rabbi Schneerson as Messiah, so do other Jews who do not hold this position become apostates according to these rabbis? Also do the signatories still ...
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Apostate Jew performing mitzvahs

It has been discussed many times on this site that a non-Jew may not observe Shabbat (in addition to various other mitzvot that are prohibited to non-Jews). We have also seen that a Jew who renounces ...
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How does a person who has left Judaism return?

What is the process for a person who has left Judaism and converted to a different religion, who now wishes to return to Judaism? I have heard (based on an Avos D'Rav Nosson) that he would need a ...