Yehuda Shurpin

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A noted scholar and researcher, Rabbi Yehuda Shurpin serves as content editor at Chabad.org, and writes the popular weekly Ask Rabbi Y column. Rabbi Shurpin is the rabbi of the Chabad Shul in St. Louis Park, Minn., where he resides with his wife, Ester, and their children.
What exactly are we saying? I can understand blessing people, but does G‑d, the Creator and Master of all, really need our blessing?
Although many see the rainbow as a beautiful symbol of peace, its biblical origin is not all that positive. Let’s take a look.
Where Is the Garden of Eden located? Learn the literal as well as esoteric answer to this age-old question.
Many, including Chabad, prefer “Calabria etrogim,” grown on the southern Italian coast in the region of Calabria. Why are these etrogim so prized?
Jonah wasn’t some average Joe who decided to go his own way and not to listen to G-d. Why then did he disobey?
The word “Machzor” has come to refer to a prayerbook specifically for the High Holidays.
Rabbi Yehuda ben Betzalel Loew is considered one of the foremost Talmudists, Kabbalists and philosophers of all time.
The Torah prohibits a Jew from borrowing, lending or being a party to a transaction that involves charging another Jew interest.
Let’s explore the Jewish court system, from the ancient Sanhedrin to modern-day rabbinical courts.
Although text and email are relatively new inventions, the answer to this question takes us back more than a thousand years to the time of Rabbeinu Gershom.
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