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Yisroel Cotlar

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I do not observe many of the Jewish traditions including the kosher dietary laws and the complete observance of the Sabbath. Can I still cover my head with a kippah (skullcap)?
There is one person in my synagogue whom I feel the need to rebuke. Are there any sources in Jewish law that I can show him to convince him that his behavior is inappropriate?
I can’t help but wonder why a person like me, who loves Judaism, was born a gentile. Why wasn’t my soul worthy enough to be born into the Jewish nation?
What does Jewish law say about where a person can be buried?
What is the family relationship of a convert to Judaism to his parents who are not Jewish?
The significance of the Ark (Aron) in the Mishkan
I’m not a historian, I am not an architect, and I do not find myself interested in exactly how each fiber of linen was sewn. What am I supposed to learn from these teachings?
Being that most clothing is not four-cornered these days, why do we purposely walk around in four-cornered garments, thus obligating ourselves to wear tzitzit?
Question: I'm beginning to study Tanya. I understand that this is a basic classic of Jewish thought for every Jew, and while I find the subject matter fascinating, it's hard to believe Tanya is talking to a regular person. I've come such a long way in kee...
Question: My husband and I maintain a vegetarian home for ethical reasons. Our kitchen, appliances and utensils have never come in contact with meat, chicken or fish. However, we are not very observant, and I would never claim that we keep kosher. My ques...
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