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Dear Rabbi, I’d like to learn more about the concept of faith according to Judaism. Would you please point me in the right direction to better help me understand this topic? Thanks!
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Hi, a recent prayer in the US Congress got me wondering what the word “Amen” really means, and to find out its origin. Can you help me? Thanks, Rabbi.

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I want to be a tzaddik. But I'm too lagging behind spiritually. I believe it will be helpful to listen to Jewish advice about this matter because there are many Jewish tzaddikim. What shall I do to become a tzaddik?

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Hi Rabbi, what’s the source for pouring water on one’s fingers or hands after a meal before saying birkat hamazon (grace after meals)? I’ve seen many people who wash their hands before a meal but not afterwards. Would you please help me understand? Thanks!
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Jewish nation has many tzaddikim. 25% of nobel prize winners are jewish. But I guess over the half of world tzaddikim are jewish. Why are there so many jewish tzaddikim? Is there any jewish know-how to produce tzaddikim?

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Shalom aleichem Rabbi Lauffer. Thank you for answering my last question. Would it be permitted to write one's name inside the front cover of one's sefer, or would this be prohibited on account of writing divrei chol in a sefer. Thanks a lot.

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While our family has a very short experience of believing in one God, the Jewish nation has the history of 4000 years of monotheism from Abraham. Because of that, I feel I am lagging behind spiritually. I want to catch up the spiritual level of the Jewish people as soon as possible. Is there any faster way to be righteous and holy? Is there any shortcut for spiritual growth?

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What is the five branch menorah for? Where does it come from? What does it represent?