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What resources exist for a ger toshav?

In the same way that Jews are preparing for the coming of Mashiach (e.g., in learning the laws of the temple and of sacrifices which are not yet re-activated), non-Jews should learn the Noahide laws. ...
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tevilat keilim - ger toshav and meshumad

Regarding the ger toshav, it makes sense that it should be considered like a goy as the reason the Yerushalmi brings for טבילת כלים is "לפי שיצאו מטומאת הגוי ונכנסו לקדושת ישראל": They left ...
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Why is the ger toshav only accepted during the times of the Jubilee?

The Gemara has the same question: Rabbi Shimon ben Elazar says: The halakhot pertaining to a gentile who resides in Eretz Yisrael and observes the seven Noahide mitzvot [ger toshav] apply only during ...
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Can a Ger Toshav own land in Eretz Yisrael?

Although there are opinions that do say it is okay, it is not so simple. See for example the Minchas Chinuch (284) which says the fact the Rambam does not make any distinguish the prohibition of לא ...
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Can one invite a Noachide to the Seder Pesach?

The piece you quoted from Chabad.org has the answer. The reason it's forbidden to invite a non-Jew to a yom tov meal is because it's forbidden to cook for them on yom tov as the allowance to cook is ...
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Respect the stranger?

See רבינו בחיי who explains that the Hebrew word for a stranger, "גר," is derived from "גרגיר," which refers to an isolated berry at the far end of a solitary branch, illustrating ...
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Ger Toshav and Chukot hagoyim

No a Ger Toshav bc he is Toshav he's dwelling he's not a Ger Sedeq of righteousness i.e.Yesod. The latter ought to avoid Chukot hagoyyim as other Yisrael do. Edit: Just a guess that Chok relates to ...
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Is a Vegetarian Disqualified for being a Ger Toshav

In Biur Halacha Siman 304 he explains in the opinion of the Sages there is no problem with accepting more than what is listed; he is even able to accept upon himself Shabbos even though it says that a ...
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Can a Ger Toshav own land in Eretz Yisrael?

R Shlomo Riskin (the Chief Rabbi of Efrat in Israel) writes indeed that a ger toshav can own land in Eretz Israel According to Rambam [Avodat Kochavim 10:6], the very term ger toshav, stranger-...
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