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Is praying at a gravesite like idolatry?

Rabbi Yosef L: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind GraveMatter: Why do we pray at a Tzadeks gravesite, or at Rachels...

Is there a problem with portrait painting or human statues?

Rabbi Jacobson: Welcome to askmoses. How can I be of help today? Artist: Does Torah forbid a Jew to be a sculptor or a painter? Rabbi Jacobson: no its not...

If Torah law is absolute, then why does it seem to have changed through the generations?

Question: I understand the logic behind belief in G-d. However, in trying to become more observant I find that I am wrestling with two points.1....

How do I repent for an accidental sin?

Question: I accidentally committed a sin. It was completely without thought and when I realized it I was crushed. What should I do? Am I in danger of...

Why is G-d jealous of other gods?

Question: If there is only one G-d, why should G-d get jealous of someone worshipping any other g-d if they don't exist. Unless they do exist...

What kind of music could I listen to?

Question: Could I listen to any music so long as it is not vulgar, doesn't break modesty laws, and its lyrics aren't antithetical to Torah...

What is the meaning of the commandment not to covet?

Question: Why is there a commandment against merely coveting1 -- something that happens exclusively inside the mind and can, in fact, serve as...

What's wrong with looking at pornography?

Question: What’s wrong with looking at inappropriate pictures? Answer: From your e-mail I am assuming that you agree that certain acts are not...

I am a single man, is it ok to accommodate female guests?

Question:  If a woman stops by and needs something, is it more important to obey the commandment of welcoming guests, or should i not let her in...

Can I live according to my own convictions, within Jewish law?

Rabbi Eliezer G: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? 7thday: Hi, this might sound like a funny question! but you...