Is there a Jewish view of lawyers? – ask he rabbi

February 18, 2019 by  

Q. A few weeks ago you answered a question about doctors and said that Judaism regarded them as doing God’s work. Is there a Jewish view of lawyers? Read more

Does god care how we worship him?

February 11, 2019 by  

Ask the rabbi. Read more

Wh go to a doctor when the Torah reads “For I, the Lord, am your healer”

February 4, 2019 by  

Time to ask the rabbi… Read more

Ask the rabbi

January 29, 2019 by  

Can you be unethical in business and yet keep a kosher home? Ask the rabbi… Read more

Women in the military? Ask the rabbi

January 14, 2019 by  

Q. Is there a Jewish view as to women in the military? Read more

What does Judaism have to say about Buddhism and Hinduism?…ask the rabbi

January 8, 2019 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple served for 32 years as the chief minister of the Great Synagogue, Sydney and asks this question and others. He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem. Read more

Beth Din and Torah Law

January 7, 2019 by  

The Sydney Beth Din was established in the 19thcentury by Chief Rabbi Nathan Marcus Adler…writes Rabbi Raymond Apple. Read more

Is a person who has left Judaism still Jewish? Ask the rabbi

December 10, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple served for 32 years as the chief minister of the Great Synagogue, Sydney, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious congregation. He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem where he answers interesting questions. Read more

Ask the rabbi

December 4, 2018 by  

Ask the Rabbi on Chanukah. Read more

Chanukah questions? Ask the Rabbi

November 26, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple served for 32 years as the chief minister of the Great Synagogue, Sydney, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious congregation. He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem where he answers interesting questions. Read more

What does the Maccabee mean?…ask the rabbi

November 19, 2018 by  

With the Junior Carnival approaching, it is a good time to learn who a Maccabee was. Ask the rabbi. Read more

Can you refuse medical treatment? Ask the rabbi

November 12, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple served for 32 years as the chief minister of the Great Synagogue, Sydney, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious congregation. He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem where he answers interesting questions. Read more

The zodiac explained

November 5, 2018 by  

What’s the connection between Judaism and the zodiac. Ask the rabbi. Read more

Why does the bridegroom lift his wife’s veil? Ask the rabbi…

October 22, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple served for 32 years as the chief minister of the Great Synagogue, Sydney, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious congregation. He is now retired and lives in Jerusalem where he answers interesting questions. Read more

Ask the Rabbi

October 15, 2018 by  

Q. Is it wrong to read the Harry Potter books given that they are about witchcraft and wizardry? Read more

The Chosen People? Ask the rabbi

October 5, 2018 by  

Tricky one this week. Rabbi Rayond Apple deals with The Chosen People. Read more

The rabbi writes on Sh’mini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

September 26, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple presents his Sh’mini Atzeret & Simchat Torah feature… Read more

A Sukkot feature

September 20, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple discusses Sukkot. Read more

Jews come home for Yom Kippur

September 14, 2018 by  

A Yom Kippur feature from Rabbi Raymond Apple.

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The rabbi’s Rosh Hashanah feature

September 3, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple writes about Rosh HaShanah. Read more

A prelude to Rosh HaShanah

August 27, 2018 by  

Rosh HaShanah prelude from Rabbi Raymond Apple. Read more

Why bad things sometimes happen to a good people?

August 20, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple tackles this question…and others. Read more

Are suicides buried at the edge of the cemetery?…ask the rabbi

August 13, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this and other questions. Read more

What is the Jewish view of divorce?…ask the rabbi

August 6, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this question and others. Read more

How does Judaism deal with adultery?

July 23, 2018 by  

Ask the rabbi?  Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this and other questions. Read more

Lessons from Tishah B’Av

July 16, 2018 by  

Why do Jews blame themselves?…ask the rabbi. Read more

Are you obliged to pay for synagogue seats?…ask the rabbi

July 9, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this question…and others. Read more

Is suicide as bad as murder?…ask the rabbi

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this question and others. Read more

What happens would you cheat the government?….ask the rabbi.

June 25, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers difficult questions… Read more

Is religion one of the world’s problems?…ask the rabbi

June 18, 2018 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple served for 32 years as the chief minister of the Great Synagogue, Sydney, Australia’s oldest and most prestigious congregation. and now lives in Jerusalem. He proffers his answer… Read more

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