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Judaism is nice, but isn't it more important to feed the hungry?

Question:  Each year, we Jews spend so many millions of dollars, and devote so much time and energy, to building synagogues, Jewish schools, and a...

Where does the Torah mention fitness and health?

Question: I was wondering what the Torah has to say about keeping fit and healthy. Is there a verse about this? Thanks a lot! SheldonAnswer: Though it is...

Why pray if the prayers aren't always answered?

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We're starting to keep kosher, can we start with small "baby steps"?

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If I am not a believer, can I still use the Ten Commandments as an ethical base?

While proper intentions are important for the fulfillment of the commandments, even partial observance is better than none. Perhaps in the merit of some...