What should I do if I see someone violating the Torah?
A. The Torah addresses all sides of life, including the idea of “do your own thing.” With the Torah lifestyle, there’s no such thing as...
Can I take revenge if I've been mistreated?
A. To be or to be? Out of the question. Negative Mitzvah #304 says “don’t.” Example: if you ask me for my car, and I say no, you may be...
What is idol worship?
A. Idol worship is a vast sweeping category of badness that human beings must not engage in. B. Idol worship is sometimes referred to as “star...
What is the Jewish view on astrology, witchcraft, and occult practices?
A. The Torah1 outlaws peeking around the curtain concealing the future. Tarot cards, crystal balls, psychics, astrology, horoscopes, seances, and palm...
If I'm sinning, how can I pray to G-d?
Each morning, when we wake up, we say in our prayers, "My G-d, the soul You gave me is pure." No matter what you do with your life, your soul remains...
Why don't Chassidic men shave?
A. Negative Mitzvah #44 states that one should not shave. However, there is wiggle room in Halachah.It is forbidden for a man to shave his face with a...
What does Judaism say about tattoos?
A. The body is the sanctuary of the soul, and just like a sound mind deserves a sound body, so does the soul. Tattoos, hazing cuts, permanent discoloring...
What is the Jewish view on psychics?
There is no doubt that there exist people who possess genuine supernatural powers. Good luck finding them. You don't need Judaism to tell you this...
What is shatnez?
"You shall not sow your field with a mixture of seeds, and a garment which has a mixture of shatnez shall not come upon you."1 "You shall...
Are you allowed to make clay sculptures of people?
Best if you leave one part of the sculpture not complete--a finger, etc..
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