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Aramaic prayer for the sanctification of God's name; often recited by mourners
measurements relating to the performance of different Mitzvot
Questions about places with Jewish connections.
Questions about the creation of the world.
a Biblical holiday celebrated on the first and second days of the month Tishrei. Also known as the Day of Judgement.
Something made from one of the five grains, and which has been allowed to rise (leaven). Forbidden to eat or possess during Pesach (Passover).
Questions pertaining to repentance for one's past sins and transgressions and the concept of teshuvah
threatened; most (though not all), Jewish laws are suspended in order to save a life.
Questions about the origins of all things Jewish. Questions on the origins of Jewish customs, ideas, sayings, songs, foods, games, etc., are all fair game for this tag.
laws and customs pertaining to pregnancy, labor, and childbirth
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…
Questions pertaining to the Five Books of Moses (Chumash)
the mitzva (command) to count the forty-nine days from Pesach (Passover) to Shavuos (Pentecost)
written the Five Books of Moses. Portions from it are read aloud in synagogue at least 4 times a week.
Questions about the Hebrew letters, or aleph-bet.
Questions about the the blessings of thanks recited after eating bread products. Hebrew: Bircat Hamazon. Also known as Grace After Meals.
9th of Av; anniversary of the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem; a general day of mourning for historical Jewish tragedies.
Questions pertaining to the construction, immersion, and requirements of a mikvah (ritual bath), as well as understanding the requirement of people (ex: ritual purity after menstruation, a convert) an…
The act, process, or experience of consuming food.
liturgical wording and syntax
Ritual hand washing. Required before or after certain actions, e.g before eating bread, after waking up, etc.
Sukkot begins on the 15th of Tishrei and lasts for 7 days, plus an additional day (two outside of Israel) of Shmini Atzeret/Simchat Torah. It is the festival of booths ("tabernacles"), one of the thre…
Questions relating to how a Jewish life should be led.
quorum of 10 free adult Jewish males necessary for certain communal functions often related to prayers.
Questions relating to travel in various areas of Jewish law, such as travel on Sabbath or Holidays or prayers before certain travels.
The different traditions passed down through the generations.
For issues - in halacha and Jewish thought - about people who are not healthy.
The first tractate in the Order of Zeraim, this focuses on blessings and prayers, including: Shema, the Amidah, and blessings on food
worn over one's clothes during the morning prayers (Shacharit). The tallit has special fringes known as tzitzit attached to its four corners.
Questions relating to the Diaspora, as in, outside of the land of Israel.
Relating to Angels in Judaism.
stealing, theft, robbery, you name it
Honor thy Father and Mother
Questions about halachic deciders and their rulings.