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Trafe (trayf) — lit., Torn; generically used to mean any non-kosher food. Originally used to describe a particular type of non-ritually slaughtered (and therefore not kosher) animal
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Changing Sick Person's Name
Changing Sick Person's Hebrew Name
When a person is very ill and is younger than expected to have a deadly...
Tombstones
Tombstone if Hebrew Name Unknown
Use the person’s secular name in any language if the Hebrew name...
Kashrut: Terms
Trafe and Neveila
" Trafe " is generically used to mean any food that is not...
Introduction to Weddings and Marriage
Introduction to Weddings and Marriage
The purpose of the  rabbi  at a wedding is to ensure...
Seder: Principles
Seder: Purpose
It is praiseworthy to tell the story of Passover even if you know all...
Tum'a: Bathroom
Reading Material in the Bathroom
You may not take a Jewish publication into the bathroom if it contains...
Magid: Tell the Story
D'Tzach-Adash-B'Achav
In "the plague of the first-borns" ( makat bechorot ), did...
Nida/Taharat HaMishpacha
Four Most Common Nida Questions
  What Makes a Woman a Nida  ...
Procedure for Separating Terumot and Ma'asrot
Procedure for Separating Terumot and Ma'asrot
(from http://www.star-k.org/kashrus/kk-medi-terumos.htm , used with...
NAMES
Jewish or Secular Name
Whatever name(s) a person is called by is his or her name for purposes...
What Is Kosher?
What Is Kosher?
By Sara-Malka (Diane) Laderman Kosher (Hebrew for...
Sheimot: What Are Sheimot
Sheimot: Definition
Sheimot/sheimos are written items with: God’s name in...
Holy Books: Definition
Holy Books: Definition
A Jewish holy book is any book that contains: God’s...
Tefilin: How To Put On
Arm Tefila: How To Finish
Unwrap the excess strap from your palm and wrap it three times...
How To Pray: Language/Pronunciation/Nusach
Praying in Own Language
Praying in Hebrew is preferable, even if you don’t understand...
Introduction to Toveling: Utensils
Introduction to Toveling: Utensils
Tevila is the Hebrew word for immersion.  You must tovel...

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