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Judaism & Jewish culture

Judaism & Jewish culture

Mostly academic analysis. Recommended posts are welcome!

Disclaimer: My answers about Jewish law are general advice, not specific guidance. Practitioners should consult suitable authorities.
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Fatherly or parental God?
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8 upvotes by Quora User, Shivam Nitin Babubhai, Uri Zarfaty, (more)
Yes. God is referred to as Father in Moses' concluding poem, Deuteronomy 32:6, in vario... (more)
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niddah compared to Islam
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Islamic law on menstruation is based largely on Jewish law (and possibly Zoroastrian). ... (more)
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rabbis disagreed on women's suffrage
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R. Abraham Isaac Kook firmly opposed women's suffrage, which apparently surprised some ... (more)
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work life for observant Jews
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10 upvotes by Shivam Nitin Babubhai, Gil Yehuda, Quora User, (more)
Yes, of course. The vast, overwhelming majority of observant (re: rabbinic law) Jews wo... (more)
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tzitzit without a kippah?
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5 upvotes by Robert J. Kolker, Quora User, Shivam Nitin Babubhai, (more)
Yes, they are separate practices and not formally linked.

Tzitzit are often not visibl... (more)
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lesser known aspect of Orthodox dietary restrictions
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6 upvotes by Quora User, Quora User, Quora User, (more)
The prohibition on eating meat and fish together appears in the Talmud (Pesachim, 76b),... (more)
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