Search Results "Jewish Law"
Mishpatim - Part 1
Why is the legal book of Jewish law called 'The Set Table'? Rabbi Kaplan elaborates on the depth and wisdom of Jewish laws and customs based on the scriptures
Mishpatim - Part 2
What is the meaning of the concept 'an eye for an eye'? Rabbi Kaplan elaborates further on the depth and wisdom of Jewish law, based on the scriptures
When is one obligated to testify what he has witnessed according to Torah Law? What's the ideal way of creating a society where every Jew is responsible for other Jews? Rabbi Kaplan elaborates on this fundamental mitzvah
The Physiological Stages of the Monthly Cycle
The secret of the success of a Jewish marriage is to be found in the laws of Family Purity. But only recently have scientists discovered the other amazing benefits from adhering to these wise laws.
Shabbat Preparations - Part 1
What can you do to enhance your Shabbat experience? Why are there so many laws regarding Shabbat? Shabbat is a gift that Moses received directly from G-d for the Jewish people – what's the significance of this awesome gift?
Shabbat Preparations - Part 3
What can we do before Shabbat in order to avoid coming to any restricted actions on Shabbat? If we prepare ourselves adequately, we will feel the gift of Shabbat and spend the day in harmony with G-d and ourselves
Shabbat Preparations - Part 4
Throughout the generations Jewish people have the custom to enjoy a hot meal on Shabbat. How can we make sure to have warm food on Shabbat without violating any of the regulations regarding cooking on Shabbat?
Mesilat Yesharim - Chapter 12 – Part 1 - Enjoy Judaism
In this episode learn about the importance of learning Jewish Law and how to enjoy Judaism
Why is Jewish law so obsessive over the intricate details of the law? Why is it necessary to pronounce the words while praying, doesn't G-d know my thoughts? Learn how to create an intimate and enjoyable relationship with the Creator of the Universe
The Rambam in Yesodot HaTorah tells us the measurements of the sun and moon as well as the colors of the rest of the planets, we now know that his descriptions are not correct. You may say that this knowledge was taken from the gentiles since the Torah does not mention the colors of the planets, however the Rambam was a great Torah scholar so how can that be possible?
Make-up for a woman
What makeup can a woman use according to Jewish law?
Logic, Law & Divine Providence
Why is there such a great resistance in Jewish Law to pronounce a person subject to the death penalty? Rabbi Gottlieb presents Judaism's approach to Logic, Law and Divine Providence
Respect the Rules
In a thrilling lecture Rabbi Schiller inspires us to respect the laws and rules of the infinite Torah
Laws of Shabbat - Part 1: Preparing For Shabbat
Proper preparation for Shabbat requires knowledge of many basic Halakhot. Rabbi Yoel Domb provides a basic overview of these halakhot
A girl who is a Nida
I once heard that if a single girl has her cycle, her brother / father or even another woman is advised not to drink from the glass that she drank from or shouldn’t eat from her spoon. Is that correct? Thank you.
Times of Prayers - Part 1
When does the day begin according to Judaism? From and until when, may one pray the morning prayers? Rabbi Lauffer clarifies the laws and customs regarding the times of prayers
Times of Prayers - Part 2
When is the ideal time to pray Mincha and Maariv (the afternoon and evening prayers)? Learn more about the laws and customs regarding the times of prayers
Writing a Torah Scroll and Sewing a Torah Scroll Mantel for a Reform Temple
May one write a Torah scroll for a Reform congregation, because after all, they are Jews and are obligated in this commandment (and the scribe needs money)? Or should the scribe not do anything for them?
Q & A - Can I Smoke Dope?
According to Jewish law, is one allowed to smoke drugs?
What Side Is Best To Sleep On?
Some scientists suggest that the left side may be the healthiest to sleep on at night. Is this true for everyone?