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Archive for 'Ask the Rabbi' Category

Angry at a friend – Stop Talking to her?

Dec 17th, 2008 by yrobkin | Comments Off

Dear Rabbi Yogi, A friend of mine recently did something that incredibly embarrassed me in public. I left feeling humiliated, and find myself weeks later still angry at my friend for never apologizing for her misdeed. Until now I have opted to cease talking with this friend, but felt the need to write you to […]

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Requirements of a Halachik (kosher) conversion to Judaism

Dec 3rd, 2008 by yrobkin | 1

Dear Rabbi Yogi, I grew up as a Mormon, but have felt increasingly distant from my religion over the last number of years. I am considering conversion to Judaism and want to know what the process involves. Thank you, Andrea V.

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Percentage of income to tzedaka (charity)

Nov 18th, 2008 by yrobkin | 2

Dear Rabbi Yogi, My wife and I made a commitment this Rosh Hashana to give more charity. What is the correct amount of money to give to charity? Is there a certain percentage of my earnings that I should be giving? Jacob G.

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Understanding the kosher laws

Oct 24th, 2008 by yrobkin | Comments Off

Dear Rabbi Yogi, Some of my children recently began keeping kosher in their homes, and I must admit that I really don’t understand what the big deal is whether they eat kosher foods or lobster and cheeseburgers! I mean it’s just food!? I hope you can help me get a better grasp on my children’s […]

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