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Chazal (chah-zahl) — lit., Our Sages, May Their Memory Be for a Blessing (abbrev.); Sages. See also: Rabbis, Posek, Congregational Rabbi, Anshei Knesset HaGedola, Sanhedrin, Sofrim, Takanat Chachamim
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Introduction to Shabbat
Goal of Creation
Shabbat was the goal of Creation. Just as God completed the...
Chanuka: Background
Chanuka: Why Asher Kidshanu
Chazal have the authority to make laws, so we say “Who...
Chanuka: Candles: Where To Light
Chanuka: Candles: Light in Own Home, Except...
Light Chanuka candles in your own house, unless you are not in the...
Nida/Taharat HaMishpacha
Four Most Common Nida Questions
  What Makes a Woman a Nida  ...
Birkat HaMazon: Source
Birkat HaMazon D'Rabanan: Rabbinic Source
Although the mitzva d'oraita is to thank God only when you are...
Blessings: Doubt (Safek) Whether You Said
If Doubt Whether You Said a Blessing (except for Birkat HaMazon)
If you are not sure if you said ANY blessing in ANY category,...
REMEMBERING AMALEIK
Remembering Amaleik
All Jews, both men and women, must fulfill the commandment to remember...
What Is Kosher?
What Is Kosher?
By Sara-Malka (Diane) Laderman Kosher (Hebrew for...
Introduction to Jewish Festivals: Meals
Introduction to Jewish Festival "Eating a Meal" Requirements
We are required to eat two meals on Jewish festivals , each preceded...
Chol HaMoed: Shaving and Hair Cuts
Shaving/Hair Cuts and Jewish Festivals
You should not shave or cut your hair on chol ha’moed....
Introduction to Taste (Ta'am) Transfer
Introduction to Taste (Ta'am) Transfer
Gender/Kashrut Status Transfer Foods and kitchenware (pots, pans,...
Kashrut: Cheese
Kashrut: Cheese: Jew at Time of Rennet
Cheese/ Gvinas Akum   Gvinas akum is cheese which has...
Introduction to Shabbat: Cooking
Introduction to Shabbat: Cooking
Bishul B'Shabbat/Cooking on Shabbat The Torah forbids...
Introduction: Shabbat: Muktza
Muktza by Hand
Muktza (“set aside” in one’s mind) is an item that...

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