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Is it permissible to sell a rosary?

A couple years ago before I was religious I bought two handcrafted Rosaries from Rila Monastery as souvenirs while I was traveling in Bulgaria and…

Is the Quran appropriatiation?

Everyone here agrees that the Christian Bible is but how is this any less true of the Quran? They believe that Jews corrupted Tanakh and…

What are your thoughts on cussing?

I was very prim and proper in my language, both in-person and online, until maybe last year. It was around then, iirc, that I may…

Seeking obscure Midrash text.

Hello, I am not having any success tracing a source indicated in the footnotes of Sefer Yetzirah by Aryeh Kaplan. The very little I’ve found…

Audio of tefillah and Torah readings

Do you guys know any youtube channels or websites for listening to Torah readings and/or tefillah. Not meant for practice. Just like listening to Torah…

A Golem Hypothetical

Question: Would eating an ACTIVATED golem count as cannibalism? Or would its’ lack of divinely-given speech make it technically not cannibalism? submitted by /u/Creme_Bru-Doggs [link]…

What to expect at a Shabbat service?

Hi all, I recently signed up to attend a Shabbat service held by the Chabad at my university and wanted to ask what I should…

Can you say Mi Shebeirach for yourself?

Hello, I am suffering from schizophrenia. My family is not religious and they do not pray, and no one at my synagogue knows me or…

Where is this quote from?

Hi all, about 20 years ago I was very sad about a breakup with an asshole bf. A religious friend of mine would try to…

Silly Question: Blessing a Cat

On Shabbat and chagim, we bless our children. Can I say the blessing for my cat—my one true baby? Do I ask G-d to make…