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As a scholar of Judaic Studies & Ethics for close to 25 years, I am happy to answer any of your questions regarding Jewish Law and its meaning as well as general Jewish philosophy. Thousands of years of Jewish religious scholarship teaches us to always ask questions. From the Talmud to this very day, scholars have been consistently questioning premises and concepts that exist in Jewish thought. Never be afraid to ask! The answer may change your life. I will not answer questions pertaining to Christianity or Jesus.

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I have been a scholar of Jewish Studies & Ethics for close to 25 years and I have been responding to online questions for close to 10 years.


Have been published in numerous (Hebrew) Academic publications.


B.A. in Judaica Studies and Ethics.

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2016-09-17 800 servants:

Hi AJ,    There is a Midrash to that effect.  However it is taken entirely out of context.  What the Midrash says is that When Moshiach comes the world will no longer see strife, the evil inclination will

2016-08-18 Old testament canonization:

Hi. The five Books of Moses were canonized immediately upon their reception at Har Sinai. The additional 24 Books of the Prophets were written over a large period of time by the recognized prophets of

2016-03-27 unusual word, ?Yiddish or Hebrew:

Hi Judith    You are probably looking for the word "geniza" or גניזה which means "archive".   These were often found in the attics of synagogues and basically was a "dumping

2016-03-21 Devil:

Hi James,    Thanks for the question.  The quick answer is that Judaism also has a form of Satan in its literature, however it differs greatly from the persona described in Christian literature.  Judaism

2016-03-05 LAWS OF KASHRUT:

Hi Bruce and thank you for your question.     From an Orthodox perspective, the preclusion of non kosher food in our diet is not so much for its physical benefits but more for the metaphysical benefit


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