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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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Dear Rabbi, I am making a needlepoint cover case for a mezuzah and there are two inserts available. One is hand-written, the other one is reproduced. Is there a religious difference, or just a price difference? Thanks.
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Why is circumcision performed at eight days old? Why not wait until the child is old enough to choose to have it done because he wants to?

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Hi Rabbi, what is so special about the Ten Commandments (not the movie!)? Thanks.

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I’ve seen Jewish parents educate their children to perform mitzvahs before bar or bat mitzvah age, which I assume is to ready them for being adults. Why then do I not see young boys wearing or owning tefillin? Thanks for this helpful service.
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