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Is it okay to bring a prayer booklet into a restroom if it's in a jacket pocket?

Rabbi Eliezer Gurkow: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today? love2pray: I carry this booklet in my jacket pocket which...

Must one be married to qualify as a rabbi?

With regards to Torah obligations, rabbis are no different than any other Jew—whichever rules apply to all Jews apply to rabbis as well, and vice...

A Level Praying Field

Prayer is an utterly intriguing endeavor. It plays an integral role in many people's lives, a significant role in the lives of countless others -- and is...

What is the difference between a synagogue and a temple?

Semantics only. Some prefer one term over the other. Usually the more traditional will not use the term Temple so as not to be confused with the Holy...

How does one pray in a public area?

Rabbi Yossi Turk: Bienvenidos Welcome. Un minuto ya lo atiendo. I'll be with you in a moment... Ezra: how does one daven in public, say minchah, when...

Why is the Shema more important then many other prayers?

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Rachel: the shemaRabbi Shlomo Chein: go ahead with yor...

Why pray if the prayers aren't always answered?

Rabbi Wagner: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment... tefillos: this girl in my school, her brother was diagnosed with cancer and had a few...

A discussion about Jewish meditation and its relation to prayer

Rabbi Eliezer Gurkow: Welcome to the Rabbi's one on one chat room, how can I help you today?Steve: Does Jewish tradition emphasize transendence and/or...

Which prayers are most important to be recited in Hebrew?

Question: I am fairly new to praying in Hebrew but I have been trying to pray shacharit every day. Unfortunately, my Hebrew is still pretty fundamental...

I'm always praying to G-d but I don’t seem to be getting any answer

G-d hears all prayers. The question is: do we hear His answers. The more refined we are, the more in tune we are to His ways, the more probable it will be...