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measurements relating to the performance of different Mitzvot
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Questions related to the Torah concepts of *tumah* and *taharah* - ritual impurity and purity.
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liturgical wording and syntax
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the book that contains discourses throughout hundreds of years.
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the temporary house in which we live on the holiday of Sukos (Tabernacles) each year
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9th of Av; anniversary of the destruction of both Temples in Jerusalem; a general day of mourning for historical Jewish tragedies.
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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…
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The act, process, or experience of consuming food.
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Questions about the creation of the world.
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Questions relating to travel in various areas of Jewish law, such as travel on Sabbath or Holidays or prayers before certain travels.
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Ritual hand washing. Required before or after certain actions, e.g before eating bread, after waking up, etc.
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Questions about the Chumash (the Five Books of Moses).
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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…
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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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Questions relating to how a Jewish life should be led.
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Questions about the Hebrew letters, or aleph-bet.
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worn over one's clothes during the morning prayers (Shacharit). The tallit has special fringes known as tzitzit attached to its four corners.
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Questions about the the blessings of thanks recited after eating bread products. Hebrew: Bircat Hamazon. Also known as Grace After Meals.
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written the Five Books of Moses. Portions from it are read aloud in synagogue at least 4 times a week.
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Questions relating to the Diaspora, as in, outside of the land of Israel.
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the mitzva (command) to count the forty-nine days from Pesach (Passover) to Shavuos (Pentecost)
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Questions about meat and its derivatives. But for questions about combining milk and meat, use the basar-bechalav tag instead.
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quorum of 10 free adult Jewish males necessary for certain communal functions often related to prayers.
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Questions about kosher certification of commercial food products.
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threatened; most (though not all), Jewish laws are suspended in order to save a life.
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The different traditions passed down through the generations.
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about the community and the individual in the community
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Questions about halachic deciders and their rulings.
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stealing, theft, robbery, you name it
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Questions relating to children under the age of 13 (for boys) or 12 (for girls). Children of this age are minors with respect to various rules, including the obligation to fulfill mitzvos (God's comma…