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Willing to answer and research general Halakhah questions in any field, including medical ethics. No synagogue or ritual type questions except by non-Jews looking for a brief summary.

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2017-03-07 Jacob:

Greetings Miss Jennifer,   It's been a while. Hope you are well and continuing on your search, as obviously you are. The passage initially says that Jacob wrestles with a man but then at the conclusion

2016-10-07 2 questions:

Sorry I wasn't clear. "In the beginning" the universe existed as a primordial soup-chaos ("the earth was without form")-think of vegetable beef soup. Hashem seperated the individual ingredients and formed

2016-10-06 2 questions:

Jennifer,  Good to hear from you again and thanks for the kind and interesting question. Apparently boiling a kid in its mother's milk was a pagan delicacy and religious rite. The mixture of cotton and

2016-08-15 path to G-d:

Thanks for the follow up. I'm not sure of the Muslim understanding or belief in hell, so I really can't answer your first question other than to say that Jews do not believe a compassionate G-d could sentence

2016-08-14 path to G-d:

Thank you for your kind question. First let me say that both of your initial premises are not 100% accurate in that a good number of Christians now believe that there is more than one path to G-d and Islam


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