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For questions relating to time.
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A sacrifice. Refers to the animal and food sacrifices brought in the Temple.
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Chabad is a branch of Hassidim that focuses heavily on Chassidus as an intellectual pursuit, and on outreach to nonobservant Jews.
Used specifically for questions that are generally about Jewish holidays on which activity is heavily restricted (first and last days of Pesach, Shavuot, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, first day(s) of Sukk…
Questions about the Jewish laws and customs of modesty in dress, speech, and behavior.
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name of God printed in a way that may not be erased
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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 Torah concepts of *tumah* and *taharah* - ritual impurity and purity.
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Questions about the Jewish Code of monetary and civil law.
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wedding ceremony (and reception etc.)
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Questions pertaining to the Five Books of Moses (Chumash)
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Days where Jews refrain from eating and drinking.
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Questions related to different times of day as they apply to Jewish Law.
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Questions pertaining to Shacharis/שחרית - the morning prayer service
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The Talmud is a commentary on the Mishna (the oral law) written in Babylonia containing discourses of Amoraim spanning the 3th-5th century
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Questions pertaining to language.
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Court of Jewish Law. Nowadays, they mostly adjudicate civil disputes, and are composed of 3 judges. Their decisions are halachically binding, and in most cases, legally as well.
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A halachic period of mourning after the passing of a close relative. There are many laws and customs relating to this period and those observing it.
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Questions pertaining to repentance for one's past sins and transgressions and the concept of teshuvah
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reasons (as best as we can understand them) for the Mitzvot/Commandments
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The mitzvah of charity, generally giving to the poor, In Hebrew צדקה, literally meaning "justice or righteousness."
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Questions about the creation of the world.
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Questions related to how Judaism regards or relates to the Christian religion or its followers. NOTE: Questions that require independent expertise in Christianity to answer are off-topic.
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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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questions about science in relation to Judaism
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Holy songs and poetry are often found in Tanach. Another meaning is that of ordinary Jewish songs.
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For questions relating to music and song.
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Rosy Hashanah is a Biblical holiday celebrated on the first and second days of the month Tishrei. Also known as the Day of Judgement.
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the temporary house in which we live on the holiday of Sukos (Tabernacles) each year
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Contending with mistakes that have been made [in a case].
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buying, selling, etc.
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Questions about circumcision (brit-milah in Hebrew)
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questions pertaining to Jewish historical figures
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Questions relating to how a Jewish life should be led.
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Shema refers to a prayer, named Shema after its first word. It is traditionally said 3 times a day: in the morning and evening prayers, and before retiring at night. Shema may refer to the first verse…
for questions about cooking generally and also about the halachic concept of bishul
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