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I feel it is ethically wrong to eat meat

Question: I'm a vegetarian, and I see some ethical issues inherent in eating meat. I read several of the articles on this site about Judaism’s...

Dogs and Rabbis

Question: Why are religious Jews scared of dogs? Whenever I walk mine past an observant family, all the kids hide behind their mother's skirt in...

What is the Jewish view on eating meat?

The Short Answer:     "When G-d your G-d shall broaden your borders, as He has promised you, and you will say, "I shall eat...

Isn't it cruel to eat meat?

Question: Rabbi, I am confused. How could you eat meat? What gives you the right to kill animals to feed your cravings? Aren’t you a preacher of...

Is Ritual Slaughter Humane to Animals?

Question: what is the reason we slaughter animals the way we do in kosher law.  is it more humane?  I was told that the non-kosher...

Why was it necessary for G-d to create so many billions of stars, planets and living species?

Question: When I read about how Hashem created the universe and all living and non-living things in it, I often ponder on the need for creating the...

Equality

It is very disturbing to the Western mind, to the American mind in particular, to suggest that one group of people is superior to another. Perhaps this is...

Does wearing tefillin constitute animal abuse?

To the naked eye and uneducated mind an operating room is a barbaric torture chamber. To those who know that life itself is the human’s number one...

Why is it preferable not to have non-kosher animals around my baby?

It is known that we are strongly influenced by what we see. It is also known that the younger one is the more s/he is impacted by what they are exposed to...

Pet Afterlife

Question: My dog, who was a part of my life since my 9th birthday, has just died. He was sixteen years old and he brought so much happiness to my family....