I didn’t used to keep Shabbat, but now my roommate’s loud TV and music feels very sacrilegious.
I can barely answer my email. How can i turn over my whole kitchen?
I’m in Israel, he’s in the US, but he won’t let me break Shabbat to talk to him.
I grew up celebrating Passover with my grandparents, but now my husband says it’s appropriative if we do our own.
Niddah is a private topic, and hard to talk about with non-religious friends.
A few of our readers wrote in with extra advice for a few recent questions.
I got vaccinated, but my family thinks I stole the vaccine from someone who needed it more. Was I wrong to get the jab?
There’s reason to worry, but not because of religion.
I don’t think it’s fair to my nephew to delay his Bar MItzvah.
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