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Responsa Radio Episode 59
Can I bow down during karate class?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 58
Can I Prepare Non-Kosher Food for a Soup Kitchen?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 57
What's the deal with tattoos?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 56
Is Protest Prayer?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 55
How to Count to Ten
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 54
Can the Government Seize My Property?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 53
Whatever Could Be Wrong With My Mezuzah?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 52
Online Minyan (& Other Questions)
Andrew Belinfante and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 51
Pervasive Electricity and more
Andrew Belinfante and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 50
Can I pray next to people of other faiths?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 49
Can I keep an Amazon Echo active on Shabbat?
Andrew Belinfante and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 48
Can I Take An Oath of Office?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 47
What is the "Ben Yomo" rule and does it make sense?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 46
Why No Bicycles on Shabbat?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 45
Self Driving Car Ethics—What's the Halakhah?
Andrew Belinfante and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 44
Should a person's Judaism dictate workplace behavior?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 43
Can I Benefit from a Shabbat Violation after Shabbat is Over?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 42
Do modern vehicles change the rules for Tefillat HaDerekh, the Traveller's Prayer?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 41
After a bad breakup, must I ask forgiveness from my ex?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 40
Can You Hire People to Work on Shabbat?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 39
What if a Relative Insists on Being Cremated?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 38
Can Nonprofits Accept Money from Crooks?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 37
Can You Bend the Rules for the Sake of Community?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 36
Can I "Borrow" Office Supplies?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 35
Should I Stand for Kaddish?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 34
Can I Listen to This Podcast During a Workout?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 33
Should Campaign Contributions Be Considered Charity?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 32
Can I Convert to Judaism Because I Love Someone?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 31
Praying While In Physical Pain
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 30
Reading the Mail on Shabbat
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 29
Can I Live Dangerously?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 28
Can non-Jews Lead Parts of Synagogue Services?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 27
French Press, Automatic: How Can I Make Coffee on Shabbat?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 26
When Should My Kid Start Keeping Kosher?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 25
Do Forbidden Acts Become OK If You Do Them Weirdly Enough?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 24
How To Name A Baby Girl
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 23
Prayer or a Crying Child. Who Wins?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 22
Can You Lead Prayers on a Fast if You're Not Fasting?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 21
Why "Rest" on Shabbat Might Include Not Taking Pills
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 20
Must One Wear a Kippah at All Times?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 19
Sports on Shabbat—Can You? Should You?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 18
Why The Fuss About Repeating Words in Prayer?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 17
Can I Be in a Photograph on Shabbat?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 16
I Printed Out God's Name. Now What?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 15
Can I Train for My Job on Shabbat?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 14
Why Is Jewish Divorce Law Still Broken?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 13
Can I Pay My Bills on Shabbat?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 12
In IVF, Should The Egg Donor's Religion Matter?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 11
What Do You *Mean* I Still Can't Eat Bread?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 10
Pesach 5775 Special Edition
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 9
How Should Jewish Criminal Lawyers Respond to Crime Scene Photos?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 8
What is Jewish Law's Problem With Electricity?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 7
Do the Laws of Eruv Make Any Sense At All?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 6
How to Order in a Non-Kosher Restaurant
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 5
Can I Invest in Burger King?
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 4
Ant Farms. Dishwashers, Trains, and Blessings After Meals
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 3
Burial Practices, Umbrellas, Foster Kids
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 2
Fitbits, Intimacy in the Modern World, and "The 18 Minutes"
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
Responsa Radio Episode 1
Night Owls, De Tocqueville, Dishes from Sears, and Theater!
Avi Killip and Ethan Tucker
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Curated by: Jeremy Tabick

Hadar is happy to host Responsa Radio, a joint project with Jewish Public Media and the Center for Jewish Law and Values.

Ever wanted to know the answer to some deep and challenging questions in halakhah (Jewish law)? Join Avi Killip interviewing Ethan Tucker with questions sent in by you (the public!) on all sorts of details of Jewish law.

Have a halakhic question you'd like answered on the show? Send an email to Ethan Tucker at halakhah@hadar.org. You can also leave a message at 215-297-4254.

You can read, listen to and watch more of Ethan Tucker's classes, lectures and essays on halakhah in our Torah Online database.

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