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Questions about the creation of the world.
Questions about the person who leads Jewish prayers when a minyan is present.
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
Aramaic prayer for the sanctification of God's name; often recited by mourners
measurements relating to the performance of different Mitzvot
Questions pertaining to the Five Books of Moses (Chumash)
Questions about places with Jewish connections.
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 about the Hebrew letters, or aleph-bet.
threatened; most (though not all), Jewish laws are suspended in order to save a life.
9th of Av; anniversary of the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem; a general day of mourning for historical Jewish tragedies.
laws and customs pertaining to pregnancy, labor, and childbirth
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.
written the Five Books of Moses. Portions from it are read aloud in synagogue at least 4 times a week.
Questions relating to how a Jewish life should be led.
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…
the mitzva (command) to count the forty-nine days from Pesach (Passover) to Shavuos (Pentecost)
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…
Questions about the the blessings of thanks recited after eating bread products. Hebrew: Bircat Hamazon. Also known as Grace After Meals.
liturgical wording and syntax
The act, process, or experience of consuming food.
Relating to Angels in Judaism.
quorum of 10 free adult Jewish males necessary for certain communal functions often related to prayers.
Ritual hand washing. Required before or after certain actions, e.g before eating bread, after waking up, etc.
The first tractate in the Order of Zeraim, this focuses on blessings and prayers, including: Shema, the Amidah, and blessings on food
For issues - in halacha and Jewish thought - about people who are not healthy.
The different traditions passed down through the generations.
Questions relating to travel in various areas of Jewish law, such as travel on Sabbath or Holidays or prayers before certain travels.
questions pertaining to prophets and prophecy
worn over one's clothes during the morning prayers (Shacharit). The tallit has special fringes known as tzitzit attached to its four corners.
The redemption of the Jewish People from slavery in Egypt; performed by G-d through Moses.
First of the Patriarchs אברהם
stealing, theft, robbery, you name it