Masorti Judaism


Smoking: Rules and Regulations

Question: In light of dozens of scientific studies proving the dangers of smoking, is smoking prohibited by Jewish law? Furthermore, is it forbidden in a public place?

Posted on 12 January 2013, By Rabbi David Golinkin
Sitting seperately

Question: In many Masorti congregations it is the custom to pray without a mehitzah or womens' gallery. Is this custom halakhically justified?

Posted on 4 January 2013, By Rabbi David Golinkin

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