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Rabbi Yehuda Shurpin responds to questions for Chabad.org's Ask the Rabbi service.
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.
What’s the big deal about entering a non-Jewish place of worship to show respect?
Once we have reached the middle of the month, it is now time to work on the ego
The reason for this is that it is an especially ominous time, as can be seen from the many tragedies that befell the Jewish people
Am I allowed to just take it (using force if necessary), or am I obligated to get permission?
Whenever holiness departs, negative forces try to fill the void.
Even if a pickle jar is marked as containing “kosher pickles,” it does not necessarily mean that the pickles are actually kosher to eat.
And why do we give charity in his name?
In a time of need, some have the custom to give charity for Israel (called tzedakah of Rabbi Meir Baal Haness) and pray, “G‑d of Rabbi Meir, answer me!”
Over the years, many have asked the Rebbe, why he—a staunch supporter of Israel—never moved there or even visited. Here is how the Rebbe responded.
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