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Tzitzis or tzitzit are the fringes tied to the corners of four-cornered garments. For laws regarding those garments (also known as Tzitzis), see the [tallit-katan] tag.
Sephardi refers to Jews deriving from Spain; Mizrachi refers to Jews from Eastern (mainly Muslim) countries. Customs of the two groups are very similar.
Questions about the Jewish laws and customs of modesty in dress, speech, and behavior.
name of God printed in a way that may not be erased
Days where Jews refrain from eating and drinking.
wedding ceremony (and reception etc.)
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 related to the Torah concepts of *tumah* and *taharah* - ritual impurity and purity.
Questions about the Jewish Code of monetary and civil law.
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.
Questions related to different times of day as they apply to Jewish Law.
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.
Questions pertaining to language.
Chabad is a branch of Hassidim that focuses heavily on Chassidus as an intellectual pursuit, and on outreach to nonobservant Jews.
Questions pertaining to Shacharis/שחרית - the morning prayer service
reasons (as best as we can understand them) for the Mitzvot/Commandments
Chasidut (or Chassidus) is a branch of Orthodox Judaism founded by Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov in the 18th century. His followers in turn branched out, leading to many different schools of Chassidus.
Holy songs and poetry are often found in Tanach. Another meaning is that of ordinary Jewish songs.
The Talmud is a commentary on the Mishna (the oral law) written in Babylonia containing discourses of Amoraim spanning the 3th-5th century
questions about science in relation to Judaism
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.
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.
Questions about the practical advice regarding how to apply Judaism in real life. NOT for questions regarding p'sak halacha (practical halachic advice) -- consult your local Orthodox rabbi (CYLOR) for…
The mitzvah of charity, generally giving to the poor, In Hebrew צדקה, literally meaning "justice or righteousness."
Contending with mistakes that have been made [in a case].
questions pertaining to Jewish historical figures
Questions pertaining to the Five Books of Moses (Chumash)
the temporary house in which we live on the holiday of Sukos (Tabernacles) each year
Questions about the creation of the world.
for questions about cooking generally and also about the halachic concept of bishul
Questions about circumcision (brit-milah in Hebrew)
Rosy Hashanah is a Biblical holiday celebrated on the first and second days of the month Tishrei. Also known as the Day of Judgement.
For questions relating to music and song.
buying, selling, etc.
How or why words are pronounced in certain ways.
the prayer service and ceremony surrounding communal reading from the Torah scroll