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Talmud (tahl-mood) — lit., the Study; compendium of commentaries on the mishna; originally orally transmitted, now written down (also known as the Gemara)
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Women: What To Study
Women: Studying Talmud
Women are not prohibited from learning Talmud, but men should not teach...
Introduction to Morning Prayers/Shacharit (Weekday): Order of Prayers
Introduction to Morning Prayers/Shacharit (Weekday): Order of Prayers
Here is a typical order of waking/morning prayers for weekdays (many...
Seder: Principles
Seder: Purpose
It is praiseworthy to tell the story of Passover even if you know all...
Charity/Tzedaka: What To Give
Buying Seforim To Pay Charity/Tzedaka
You may use  tzedaka   (ma'aser)  money to buy ...
Tum'a: Books
Tum'a: Washing Hands and Books
You do not need to wash your hands before reading a book of...
Halachic Decisions (Psak): Mitigating Circumstances
Adultery, Murder, Idol Worship
The Talmud says that a person must allow himself to be killed...
Halachic Decisions (Psak): Mitigating Circumstances
Saving a Life (Pikuach Nefesh)
Human life is valued in Judaism, unlike in some other religions. The...
Wedding Customs (These are NOT halachot!)
Wedding Customs: What the Bride Buys
The bride buys for the groom: Talit and kittel ,...
Talit Gadol: Why
Talit Gadol: Humility
When a person speaks directly to God, it is very important to...
TORAH STUDY
Introduction to Torah Study
Studying Torah is a basic requirement for all Jews and such study is...
TORAH STUDY
Siyum
A siyum can be held anytime a book of Torah or Talmud or any other...
SIDDUR GUIDE: How To Pray in Synagogue
Introduction to How To Pray in Synagogue
The synagogue ( shul ) prayer service may confuse the unfamiliar....
Holy Books: Definition
Holy Books: Definition
A Jewish holy book is any book that contains: God’s...
Sheimot: How To Dispose of
Sheimot: Disposal
These holy writings ( tashmishei kedusha ) may not be thrown directly...
Holy Books: Stacking Order
Holy Books: Carrying Order
When carrying holy books, you may put a Torah or Talmud below other...
Holy Books: Stacking Order
Holy Books: Stacking Order
When piling up several holy books, put them in this order (top to...
Kashrut: Uncooked Grape Juice/Wine
Kashrut: Open, Uncooked Wine: Drinking or Benefiting From
You may not DRINK or DERIVE ANY BENEFIT FROM open (unsealed), non-...

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