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Chani Benjaminson

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Chani Benjaminson is co-director of Chabad of the South Coast, and is a member of the editorial staff of Chabad.org.
I know that we light holiday candles on the first two nights of Passover. But what happens when the first day of Passover falls on Shabbat, and the second night of Passover begins on Saturday? Does that change things with the lighting on Saturday night?
My neighbor’s father just passed away and Purim will fall within the shiva, seven day mourning period.
I purchased three mezuzahs from a synagogue sale (without the parchment). I’ve heard they are very expensive; can I just place a copy inside?
Is there any type of pasta that may be eaten on the holiday of Passover?
On why pig and crab are not kosher foods
I was wondering, why can't Jews eat pork or shellfish?
Question: What are you to do when you can't afford to redo your entire kitchen to make it kosher? Or if you don't live near a store that carries kosher meat, and you can't afford to buy it online all the time? Answer: First of all, it's wonderful to hear ...
Shalom means peace, and is rooted in the word (shaleim), which means completion. Without peace, there can be no completion.
Question: I am in a debate regarding Kohens and Levites. My friend says that Kohens are descended from Levites. I say that the three "levels" are Kohens, Levites and Israelites. Who is correct? Answer: You are both right. Kohanim (that's plural for Kohen)...
The prohibition mentioned in the Torah is to mix meat (beef) with milk. This injunction was extended by the Sages to include fowl as its meat can be confused with beef. Eggs do not fall into this category as they cannot be mistaken for meat. Furthermore, ...
Brown chicken eggs are kosher. Nevertheless, you do need to examine them carefully for non-kosher blood spots as brown eggs tend to have more blood spots than white ones. "The reason is two-fold. Firstly, the genetics of brown birds predisposes them to la...
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