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Al Berko
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  • Jerusalem, Israel
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Why are women exempt from (many) time-bound mitzvot?

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5 answers
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Why is the torah so misleading without the oral law

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1 answer
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How is gender halachically determined?

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Is belief in Midrashim optional?

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11 answers
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How does "eilu v'eilu" work out with an absolute truth?

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Why does the Hebrew alphabet not have letters representing vowels?

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1 answer
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Downvoting someone you don't know

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Is there "Torah Inerrancy"?

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How to reconcile Biblical Flood story vs science and history?

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3 answers
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Why does the Torah give us exact dates for the flood?

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2 answers
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What is the meaning of psak?

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4 answers
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The Ability to Pasken

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Why were the Israelites not circumcised in the desert?

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4 answers
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Why was Torah SheBe'Al Peh not allowed to be written?

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2 answers
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How were judges appointed in the times of the Bais Hamikdash?

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4 answers
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Why the Sanhedrin has a Greek name?

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Rabbi Akiva's students died because lack of respect, but he said Veahavta Lireacha Kamocha is Klal Gadol?

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3 answers
327 views

Why is the Torah divided into five books?

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Why does God hate sexual immorality?

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How is it that the Talmud can make historical mistakes?

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4 answers
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Font size variation within siddurim

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7 answers
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Am I a body with a soul or a soul with a body?

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Voice-activated electronics on Shabbat

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1 answer
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הוא is he? Or is it?

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4 answers
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What happened to the bechorim (first-borns)?

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1 answer
548 views

What happened to the Eirev Rav upon entering Israel?

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8 answers
852 views

Why is God so hidden from us

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3 answers
789 views

Why does the authorship of the Zohar matter?

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5 answers
910 views

Did the Men of the Great Assembly Canonize Tanach?

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Sources for Hashem being corporeal/incorporeal?

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