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What is G-d not?
A. G-d is not any one particular person, place, thing, or concept, form -- concrete or abstract -- of the physical universe. Ergo, worshiping the...

What constitutes a Chillul Hashem (desecration of G-d's Name)?
“Chillul Hashem” (pronounced KHIH-lool hah-SHEM) means “Desecration of G-d’s Name.” Colloquially, it refers to personal...

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 Divine Providence?
A. Divine Providence is Hashgachah Pratit (pronounced hahsh-GAH-chah PRAH-tit). The universe is a symphony; G-d is its conductor. Every atom, every breath...

What is the best book on the market nowadays about G-d?
It depends on who the reader is. If they want to reconcile science and G-d, there are books on that; if they want to forge a relationship with G-d, there...

Does G-d still have a hand in nature?
scy: OK, so once upon a time, G-d created the world and knew all—but does that mean that until today he controls all? Can’t we say...

Why is the name "Elohim," in plural form?
Due to grammatical reasons, the word "master" in Hebrew is always in plural form. See, for example, Genesis 39:20 and Exodus 22:13. That is why...

What is the proper pronunciation for the tetragrammaton (Y-H-V-H)?
The correct pronunciation of the tetragrammaton is unknown. It is only permitted to utter that name in the Holy Temple; since we do not have a Holy Temple...

What is the meaning of G-d's name, Shadai?
According to Jewish tradition the name Shadai comes from the word "dai" which means "enough." The "Sh" beforehand is a prefix...

Why does God have so many names?
Good question. Now, in typical Jewish fashion, let us try to address it by... asking another question. What is a name? A name is used to identify a...

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