Non-Jewish Touch

if a non-Jew handles my tefillin, do they lose any kedushah? Are they still kosher? Answer: Tefillin, or other items of kedushah, do not lose their kedushah by being touched… Read more »

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22/12/2010

Sheva Berachos for a non-Jew

Is is permissible for a non-Jew (who knows Hebrew and is a good person) to recite one of the Sheva Brachot during Birkat HaMazon at an orthodox wedding? Answer: No,… Read more »

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22/12/2010

Digital photo frame

Can a digital picture frame, which has a slideshow of pictures, be kept on on Shabbos? Answer: Yes. Leaving the frame running on Shabbos does not involve any melachah, and… Read more »

20/12/2010

The Eye of God

What does it mean for “God’s eye to be upon you”? Answer: The concept of the “eye of God” refers to Divine supervision and guidance over the world. Therefore, we… Read more »

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19/12/2010