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My main proficiency is in Judaism, including details of the Hebrew Bible, Talmud, Jewish law and outlook.

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I am a Jewish American Rabbi living in Israel. My main proficiency is in Judaism, including details of Bible, Talmud, Jewish law and outlook.

Tanakh and Talmud

I have studied and taught the Talmud and its commentaries at advanced level.

Israel

I've lived in Israel many years and gained intimate knowledge about the country.

Old Testament

I have studied and taught the Hebrew Bible and its commentaries at advanced level.

Creation

I have studied and taught the relevant passages in the Torah and the Talmud.

Hanukkah

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Passover

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Rosh Hashanah

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Sukkot

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Shabbat

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History of Judaism

I have studied, taught and written extensively on Jewish history.

The Afterlife

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King David

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Moses

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Did Abraham have any struggles?

He was persecuted and endangered by Nimrod for speaking against idolatry. His wife, Sarah, was abducted by Pharaoh (Genesis ch.12) and later by Avimelekh the Philistine (G (MORE)
In Judaism

Who were the first followers of Abraham?

The first followers of Abraham were from among those to whom Abraham spoke. In Ur and then Harran, and later in Canaan, Abraham spoke with people about the One God and His w (MORE)

How do Jews reach heaven?

Jewish Answer Judaism teaches that the righteous of ALL faiths will 'have a share in the world to come'. It doesn't matter which faith a person follows: if they behave wi (MORE)

In the Orthodox Jewish view why do some Jews choose to not keep kosher?

Every religion has its non-observant members. 1) Non-observant Jews may be under peer influence. 2) Convenience; desires. No one wants "bothersome" rules. 3a) Lack of (MORE)

If God created everything then how did God come into being in the first place?

God is omnipotent, omnipresent and without beginning and without an end. God is without Time, He is outside it: after all, He made it. God is eternal: He didn't come into be (MORE)
In Judaism

Why do Jews never write or spell ''God''?

Because of the holiness of God's name (even in translated languages, such as English), traditional Jews spell it as "G-d," so that it would not be forbidden to erase it or t (MORE)
In Judaism

Why do some Jews not keep Kosher?

Every religion has its non-observant members. 1) Non-observant Jews may be under peer influence. 2) Convenience; desires. No one wants "bothersome" rules. 3a) Lack of (MORE)

What are some of the challenges Jeremiah faced?

1) At first he was unsure of his readiness to be a prophet (ch.1). 2) His prophecies included the impending Destruction (21:10 and other verses), and this caused him angui (MORE)

According to tradition How many Prophet Isaiahs were there?

The Book of Isaiah was written by just one prophet, by that name. Non-traditional theories claiming more than one author of the Book of Isaiah are based upon zero physical e (MORE)

What is a Jewish summary of the Book of Ruth?

There was a famine in the era of the Judges. A prominent man named Elimelech went to wait out the lean years in the neighboring land of Moab, with his wife (Naomi) and two s (MORE)

Who was Job in the Old Testament?

Iyov (Job) was a very righteous man, apparently a descendant of Terah, whom God tested through pain and loss (Job ch.1). His travails lasted for one year (Mishna, Eiduyot ch (MORE)