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According to Halacha Is a Rorschach testconsidered a prohibited form of soothsaying? The reason I ask is because the prohibition of Nichush means Jews are not allowed by Halacha to make predictions based on spurious connections, which arguably includes predicting personality types based on ink blobs. Or no, since it has support from some of the psychological community is it fine?

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According to the Halacha, is it permitted for Jews to eat or drink during kriat Sh’ma, or no is that prohibited as a hefsek? Or no, is it not necessarily a hefsek to fulfilling the mitzvah? Sources please

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Hello Rabbi, I wanted to know, how does the Gemara know prohibitory law and monetary law?

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According to Halacha is it permitted for the shomer for the Chattan or Kallah to go out after the wedding to be disabled? Or no, does it not pose an issue even if they are disabled?

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Dear Rabbi, The Torah was given at Mount Sinai in the desert wilderness before the Jewish People entered Israel. But why wasn’t it given in Israel? Since Israel was given by God to the Jews to be a holy land for a holy nation, wouldn’t it make more sense to receive the holy Torah in the holy place of Israel instead? Thanks!

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I read in a tech magazine that Israeli scientists are currently working on developing gadgets that use artificial intelligence and virtual reality to enable the user to interact with the likeness of a real person. The software stores the physical image of a real person and as much information as possible about their personality and whatever knowledge and experiences they have had, plus it can learn more after the fact and apply that knowledge. A user can then put on goggles and a headset that enable them to have a simulated interaction with the likeness of this person. The purpose is to enable one to continue to feel like they have a relationship with their loved ones following their death. I am wondering what the implications of this are in Jewish law. Would this violate biblical prohibitions against making an image? Or those against communication with the dead? Or any biblical or rabbinical commandments?

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According to traditional kabbalah, Hoshanah Rabbah is analogous to Yom Kippur in the sense of being a day of final judgment for the year, my question is why isn’t Avinu Malkeinu part of the Hoshanah Rabbah liturgy? It would seem to fit just like it does during the high holidays.

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Some Jews, particularly Hasidism, are Machmir not to use non meshuval wine viewed by a gentile for mitzvot (such as kiddush, havdalah, zimun etc.). I believe this is from Kabbalah. Does this Halacha or chumra apply If viewed indirectly like through a camera or binoculars

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According to the Talmud/Gemara in Menachot 37a a firstborn Jewish boy with two heads requires more than the usual amount for Pidyon Haben. My question is, if a woman gives birth to conjoined twins (either male or female) is she yoledet twice as long in Halacha?