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OS 237 I am taking a class at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, so that I can better understand Judaism. My question for you is this: Why is the mitzvah system (by mitzvah system, I mean the 613 commandments that Jews are obligated to observe) considered so important? It has not been my experience that these commandments carry the same significance in other religions as in Judaism. Thank you.
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OS 275 Somebody recently came up to me, and gave me unsolicited information about astrology. From a reliable source, with a good history of accuracy, he gave me some tips on the stock market. Am I allowed to act on that information?
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I am an orthodox Jew and grew up that way?I have the following question Why do we follow orthodox Judaism?Is it because it is true or because pleasureable or because we grw up that way?If we were to find out that orthodox Judaism is not true would we stop doing what we do?
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