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Teenage girls and boys

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?perplexed: Hi. my friend's family is really popular so...

Why do married women have to cover their hair?

The law (Talmud Ketubot 72a, Shulchan Aruch, Orach Chaim, 75:2) is based on Numbers 5:18, where it is stated that the kohen "reveals the hair of...

Why must a married woman cover ALL her hair--instead of just wearing a kippa?

The Kipa (for men) and the hair-covering (for women) serve two different purposes.  For men, the head covering is there to remind them of a...

Why are orthodox Jews so strict about boys and girls not mingling?

Question: Rabbi we have progressed. Schools are coed, boys and girls dance together at proms, and they enjoy it. Why is traditional Judaism so fearful of...

What does the Torah say about cross-dressing?

Firstly, let's define "cross-dressing," of which there are two types. There's the silly party stuff that guys and gals occasionally...