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FāVS Expands “Ask” series with Hindu and Quaker column

SpokaneFāVS is pleased to announce the addition of "Ask A Quaker" and "Ask A Hindu" to its popular Ask series.

Ask A Jew: Wasted Prayer

The term is not so much of a “wasted blessing” as it better translated and understood as a “ blessing for nought” or a nullified blessing. In Hebrew it is a “bracha l’vatala,” from the word nullification-like we nullify our leaven before Passover.

Ask A Jew: Tisha B’av

Tisha B’Av, the 9th of the Jewish month of Av, is a day of mourning.

Ask A Jew: Social Justice in Judaism

Social Justice in Judaism most often looks like Tikkun Olam. The Hebrew phrase means “Repairing the world.”

Ask A Jew: Is the Wailing Wall truly a remnant of the Second Temple?

I have read that there is controversy about whether the Wailing Wall truly is a remnant of the Second Temple or whether it is part of a Roman fortress. What does the evidence indicate?

Ask A Jew: How come Jews pound their chest when they pray?

How come sometimes, when Jews pray (like during Yom Kippur services), they pound their chests with their fists?

Ask A Jew: The Balfour Declaration

What relationship does the Balfour Declaration have with Hitler's hatred of Jews and the creation of the nation of Israel?

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