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for the series of "[number] mi yodeya" questions
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Questions relating to the nature, function, or process of Death in Jewish thought.
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Questions about calendars. The Jewish calendar is a lunisolar calendar that determines the dates of Jewish festivals.
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Questions about how Judaism interacts with technological innovations.
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Hanukkah, a holiday commemorating the miracles surrounding the rededication of the Temple in Jerusalem in the second century BCE
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Questions related to use of the Internet or resources available on it.
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house of Jewish prayer
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Worship of foreign deities, one of the three cardinal sins.
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Questions pertaining to the identity or biology of animals mentioned in Jewish texts literature, or the status of animals in areas of Jewish law, such as diet or damages.
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Questions regarding our understanding of God, such as it is. NOT for every question about Jewish beliefs.
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Rabbi Shlomo of Troyes, 1040-1104, and his works
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reading from the Torah scroll (reading and blessings)
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the mystical teachings in Judaism that are mainly based on the Zohar (traditionally attributed to Rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai) and then later elaborated upon by others such as Rabbis Isaac Luri…
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NOTE: For professional medical advice, please contact your physician.
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The seder (ceremonial meal of the first night or two of Passover) and the haggadah (text used at that meal).
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Moshiach (Messiah) lit. "annointed one". The final redeemer of the Jewish people from exile. Prophesied in Tanach, he will be a righteous human king descended patrilineally from King David. Identity s…
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A patrilineal descendant of the biblical Aaron, a male kohen (plural kohanim) could serve in the Temple in Jerusalem when it was standing; various other laws apply to kohanim also, male and female.
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Relating to (one or two) of the two Temples that stood in Jerusalem.
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Generally refers to Avraham (Abraham), Yitzchak (Isaac), and Yaakov (Jacob); the three patriarchs of the Jewish People.
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Sephardi refers to Jews deriving from Spain; Mizrachi refers to Jews from Eastern (mainly Muslim) countries. Customs of the two groups are very similar.
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Questions related to the religiously-defined geographical area, the Land of Israel / *Eretz Yisrael*.
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Questions about the various prayer books used by Jews, and the prayers contained therein.
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Relating to the categorization of a sinful act in Jewish Law, the examination of a sin recorded in Jewish texts, or the nature of sin in Jewish thought.
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NOTE: Please respect that in the Jewish tradition certain questions, especially certain questions relating to sexuality, are discussed only in private. Such questions will be closed or deleted at the …
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Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, takes place on the tenth of the month of Tishrei. We repent for our sins and G-d forgives them. It is a fast day.
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Questions pertaining to money, including both physical currency and finances, in general.
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The holiday of Purim celebrates G-d's saving of the Jewish people from the genocidal plot of Haman, the Persian king's prime minister.
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Commonly refers to 39 categories of activity that are forbidden on Shabbos & yom tov.
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Questions about the Jewish laws and customs of modesty in dress, speech, and behavior.
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Questions about translation in general, or about translation of specific words in Jewish texts.
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the fringes tied to the corners of four-cornered garments. For laws regarding those garments (also known as Tzitzis), see [Tag:tallit-katan].
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The weekly Torah portion of Bereshit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)
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Questions related to different times of day as they apply to Jewish Law.
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Questions relating to children vis à vis their parents in Jewish law or Jewish thought. Also questions relating to parenting approaches and advice in Jewish thought.
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name of God printed in a way that may not be erased