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HALACHIC QUESTIONS Buying NonKosher Food for a NonJew By Rabbi Dov Linzer QUESTION When a homeless person asks me for money, I will offer to buy him food and will walk with him to the nearest nonkosh

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Endlessly Adaptable, Utterly Reliable, Absolutely Delicious Hamantashen By Elizabeth Kratz My moms recipe for hamantashen, developed in California and then adapted in myriad ways by five daughters and

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