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28 votes
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Why is it permissible to flush a toilet on Shabbat?

13 votes
2 answers
271 views

Should one make a bracha on food if only a child is eating?

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5 answers
950 views

How did my rabbi kasher his iPhone? [closed]

12 votes
6 answers
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Have any of you ever heard anyone pronouncing ayin as "ng"?

11 votes
1 answer
872 views

Is it permissible for a man to be seen without a shirt?

10 votes
2 answers
15k views

Who certified this yogurt as kosher?

9 votes
3 answers
856 views

What texts are studied in a traditional yeshiva?

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1 answer
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Can one extinguish Shabbat candles after dark if you a worried about an animal knocking it over and causing a fire?

8 votes
2 answers
1k views

Why do people stand for Psalm 100?

8 votes
2 answers
546 views

Why don't we say Hallel on Rosh Hashanah?

8 votes
2 answers
4k views

What is it about egg matzos that makes them forbidden to Ashkenazim?

7 votes
1 answer
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Did Rav Saadiah Gaon really phrase the bracha as "Sim shalom b'olam . . ."?

6 votes
3 answers
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Is one allowed to smoke on minor fast days?

6 votes
1 answer
529 views

"Qof, Qof" What does this mean?

6 votes
1 answer
255 views

Can one practice saying Kaddish by oneself, for educational purposes? [duplicate]

5 votes
1 answer
312 views

Why are observant Jews so reluctant to admit that Chazal could ever make mistakes? [closed]

5 votes
3 answers
133 views

Do we know if this is really Queen Esther's Village? [closed]

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0 answers
136 views

What book would be a good reference for prayer melodies?

5 votes
1 answer
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Why shouldn't we pray outdoors?

5 votes
1 answer
778 views

May one wrap tefillin shel yad over one's wedding ring? [duplicate]

5 votes
1 answer
4k views

What should one do if the shamash burns away before the other candles?

5 votes
1 answer
576 views

Why don't we blow the shofar on Rosh Hodesh?

5 votes
0 answers
122 views

Who wrote the kinnah that contrasts leaving Egypt and leaving Jerusalem?

5 votes
1 answer
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Is a Jew allowed to visit a Christian cemetery?

4 votes
2 answers
219 views

Paroh vs. Faroh in Parshat Bo

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1 answer
796 views

Is a miniature Torah scroll considered a real Sefer Torah

4 votes
1 answer
542 views

What bracha should one make on a chicken pot pie?

4 votes
2 answers
1k views

Can one carry a child outside an eruv on Shabbat?

3 votes
1 answer
237 views

A Less-Observant Jew Leading Prayers

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2 answers
224 views

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