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The second section of Tanach, the books of the prophets which includes: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Isaiah, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, …
A scroll with two paragraphs of the Torah written on it. It is affixed to the doorposts in Jewish homes.
The (usually flat and cracker-like) bread that it's (usually) a mitzvah to eat on Pesach.
Questions about which action takes priority in a specific case, usually when only one thing can be done.
The fourth tractate in the Order of Nezikin, focusing primarily on questions of jurisdiction, criminal law and punishments
For questions pertaining about sleep, like what happens when you sleep, when are you allowed to sleep, and waking up after sleep.
Maariv, מעריב (also spelled Ma'ariv, known as Arvit) is a Jewish prayer service held in the evening.
tithes, percentages of new crops, animal births, and income, given to paupers or to levites or consumed in Jerusalem. Includes the current practice to "tithe" ones income and donate it to charity.
A 9-branched candelabrum lit by Jews during the holiday of Chanukah. (Distinct from the 7-branched gold candelabrum that was lit in the Jewish Temple.)
The second Jewish King, and the first from the tribe of Yehudah (Judah).
Tachanun or Taḥanun (Hebrew: תחנון "Supplication") is part of Judaism's morning (Shacharit) and afternoon (Mincha) services, after the recitation of the Amidah, the central part of the daily Jewish pr…
The 4 plant species (citron, willow, myrtle, and palm), that are used for the mitzvah of lulav during the holiday of Sukkot.
The Twelve Tribes of Israel, descended from and named after the sons and grandsons of Jacob.
the 6th of the Ten Commandments. Murder does not include court executions, defensive wars, or wars commanded by G-d.
About Jewish holidays generally. However, not for use for any one specific holiday which has its own tag. Also, not for use for questions that are about holidays on which activity is restricted (exclu…
Part of the mourning period known as "The Three Weeks". During this period, which immediately precedes Tisha B'Av, practices of mourning are increased.
The weekly Torah portion of Lech Lecha (Genesis 12:1-17:27)
The Priestly Blessing. A blessing that the Kohanim (or Priests) traditionally give to the congregation on holidays in the Diaspora, and daily in Eretz Yisrael.
Muktzeh (מוקצה) lit. "set aside". Objects whose movement on Shabbat or Yom Tov is rabbinically prohibited.