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Question: I am part Jewish on my mothers side and my father is a Muslim. I am neither. I believe only in G_d and not religion." Answer: You should know that as far as Judaism is concerned, you are Jewish. Whether you choose to embrace or reject that is up...
Can I wear tzitzit if I drive on Shabbat?
Question: I'm a 34 year old Jewish woman who has just started keeping Shabbat. My non-observant but proudly Jewish mother constantly complains about that fact. Interestingly, I have never heard her complain about the fact that my brother converted to anot...
Question: My friend is planning a seudat hoda'ah (thanksgiving feast) because his daughter recovered from a serious illness. What is the source for this custom? And other than eating, is anything else done at this meal? Any specific songs or customs? Answ...
I've heard that some rabbis have "banned" the internet and consider it one of "Satan's tools." Obviously, however, Chabad does use the internet as a tool to serve G‑d. What does the Torah say about using this medium?
Commonly asked Purim questions
How long does it take to hear the Megillah? Is it a mitzvah to drink alcohol? How is Purim celebrated? These and more Purim FAQs.
Question: There are many beers manufactured by monasteries—they are called trappists or abbey ales. Some examples: Chimay, Orval, and Floreffe. I think that Benedictine liquor is also made by or in a monastery. Can I drink a beer or liquor that was made b...
Question: What does it mean to "love G‑d with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength?" Answer: Simply put, this statement (from Deuteronomy 6:5) that we say twice daily in the Shema prayer means that our relationship with G‑d shoul...
The following observation was passed on to me by my friend, Rabbi Moshe Goldman, member of Chabad.org's Ask the Rabbi team: Leafing through the New York Times business section (rabbis always read the business section...), I happened upon a brilliant marke...
Question: I've heard it said that King David was denied the opportunity to build the Holy Temple because he had "blood on his hands" from the many wars he waged. If this is the case, why do we hold David in such high esteem? Why was he chosen to be the pr...
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