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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.
Rabbi Moses Sofer, known as the Chatam Sofer (1762–1839), writes that in most synagogues that he visited, they lit with beeswax. Was this ideal?
Learn about some of the Jewish leaders who were imprisoned throughout our history.
Shellfish do not have kosher signs. But what if they did?
The crown serves as a reminder to strengthen our commitment to fulfilling the mitzvahs of the Torah.
Breaking an Ancient Social Stigma
This dates back two millennia to the times of Rabban Gamliel the Elder in the early 1st century.
The custom of giving round foods is learned from Jacob, who cooked a pot of lentils.
Some choose to place mezuzot in their cars, such as mezuzah pendants that hang from the rearview mirror. Is this problematic?
The concept is found in various passages of the Talmud and Midrash.
The Talmud lists a number of sources in the Torah.
Some sechach blew off during Sukkot. I was wondering if I can just tie it down with string. When I asked (and looked on the Internet), I got mixed replies.
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