Do you know before whom you stand?

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Purim

February 22, 2021 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple writes on Purim. Read more

How can anyone believe in God when there is so such suffering?

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He who spares the rod hates his child (Proverbs 13:24): True?

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Where does “upon my heart” originate

February 1, 2021 by  

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Jews and the Coronavirus vaccine

January 25, 2021 by  

Can a Jew refuse the vaccine? Ask the rabbi. Read more

Are summertime pool parties an intrusion into privacy?

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Is there a Jewish view of Jesus?

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Would you give full marks to George Washington for always telling the truth?

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A monthly prayer for wealth

December 28, 2020 by  

Q. Why do we pray for “a life of riches and honour” in the blessing for the New Moon? Does it really matter so much whether someone has riches? Read more

What happens if a rabbi’s decision is overruled by a Beth Din

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Chanukah thoughts

December 14, 2020 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple shares some Chanukah thoughts. Read more

How did the Ten Lost Tribes come to be lost?

November 30, 2020 by  

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What is the point of religious sacrifices in today’s world

November 23, 2020 by  

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Is there a Jewish class system?

November 16, 2020 by  

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Can a community accept gifts from crooks? Ask the rabbi

November 9, 2020 by  

Well…can it? Read more

How do I get over guilt?

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Is there a problem with women touching, handling and carrying the Sefer Torah?

October 26, 2020 by  

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Why isn’t life fair?

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Sh’mini Atzeret & Simchat Torah

October 6, 2020 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple writes on this week’s festivals. Read more

A Sukkot feature

September 29, 2020 by  

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Yom Kippur: Such a long day

September 21, 2020 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple writes on Yom Kippur 2020. Read more

Rosh HaShanah

September 14, 2020 by  

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Is the world coming to an end?

September 7, 2020 by  

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How to find the right rabbi

August 31, 2020 by  

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Wandering Jew. What is the source of the expression?

August 24, 2020 by  

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Why do we wish mourners a long life

August 10, 2020 by  

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Are sports mentioned in the bible? Ask the rabbi

August 3, 2020 by  

Rabbi Raymond Apple answers this question and others. Read more

A time to weep

July 27, 2020 by  

Kohelet 3:4 says there is a time for everything. One of his examples is that there is a time to weep. Rashi says, “On Tishah B’Av”. Read more

Tishah B’Av: Can we mourn a broken and defeated Jerusalem?

July 20, 2020 by  

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