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A sacrifice. Refers to the animal and food sacrifices brought in the Temple.
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part of the oral law, was written by the Tannaim in a short-form containing 6 volumes with 64 subvolumes.
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name of God printed in a way that may not be erased
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Days where Jews refrain from eating and drinking.
wedding ceremony (and reception etc.)
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Questions about the Jewish laws and customs of modesty in dress, speech, and behavior.
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Questions about the Jewish Code of monetary and civil law.
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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…
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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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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.
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Questions related to the Torah concepts of *tumah* and *taharah* - ritual impurity and purity.
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a branch of Hassidim that focuses heavily on Chassidus as an intellectual pursuit, and on outreach to nonobservant Jews.
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reasons (as best as we can understand them) for the Mitzvot/Commandments
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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…
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often found in Tanach. Another meaning is that of ordinary Jewish songs.
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Contending with mistakes that have been made [in a case].
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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.
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questions pertaining to Jewish historical figures
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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 about science in relation to Judaism
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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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buying, selling, etc.
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a commentary on the Mishna (the oral law) written in Babylonia containing discourses of Amoraim spanning the 3th-5th century
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for questions about cooking generally and also about the halachic concept of bishul
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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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Literally "Germany". Questions about the Jews of all the area that was once medieval Germany, more generally of all Catholic and Protestant (and some Eastern Orthodox) lands, and their laws and custom…
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the prayer service and ceremony surrounding communal reading from the Torah scroll
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Questions about circumcision (brit-milah in Hebrew)
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For questions relating to music and song.
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Basar b'chalav. The prohibition against eating, cooking, or benefiting from meat and milk together.
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the temporary house in which we live on the holiday of Sukos (Tabernacles) each year
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Questions about the person who leads Jewish prayers when a minyan is present.
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pronounced in certain ways.
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