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Mitzvah of eating sheep for Parshat Yitro

Many communities have a custom to consume sheep for the Shabbat of Parshat Yitro. Why is this done? This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken completely seriously. See the Purim ...
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How is Hashem similar to Mi Yodeya

We have a famous song called Echad Mi Yodeya and a famous prayer "Hashem Echad". From here we have a Hekesh of Hashem to Mi Yodeya. What do we learn from this Hekesh? This question is Purim Torah ...
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Hilchot Chol HaMuad

In some Mediterranean communities, there is a custom of having weeks called Chol HaMuad. What are the halachot for these times? This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken ...
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Can You Attend a Purim Party Dressed as a Pig?

Another thread inspired this question. Can one attend a Purim party or parade in a pig costume? This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken completely seriously. See the Purim ...
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What do water-carriers have to do with Parshat Emor?

Many cities in Eastern Europe used to have a Kiddush for Parshat Emor sponsored by the water-carrier's guild. (This much is true, and the real reason makes for an OK entry in the Pun-im Chalashos) ...
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Was Mordechai tall or fat from walking too much? [duplicate]

Esther 9:4 says האיש מרדכי הולד וגדול The man Mordechai was walking and "big" Which way was he "big" - height or width? And, why would walking too much make him this way? This question is Purim ...
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What do we have against Aleinu?

Whenever I hear someone saying something bad to someone else (like "You heard, Shprintzy, someone opened up competition to R' Itzik's Mi Yodea.", gasp, "Lo Aleinu"). Why shouldn't Aleinu? This ...
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Possible Real Live קויצת הדרך?

I was perusing an sefer by הגאון הנביא רב פרנק הרברט זצוק״ל. In it he records an obscure prophesy from ספר דון which esoterically discusses משיח ובשמים in the מדבר. While the language is dense, I was ...
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How could Mordechai become famous?

Lets (לץ) remember that the remez to Esther in the Torah is :ואנכי הסתר אסתיר. חולין קלז Lets (לץ) also remember that the name Kish in Mordechai's lineage was used as a drasha in Maseches Megila ...
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Man using a woman's siddur

If a guy were to daven using the Artscroll women's siddur, would that be considered a violation of the prohibition of beged isha? This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken ...
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Why does G-d hide his honor from His own attendants?

In the Shabbat / Yom Tov Musaf, there's a phrase that translates as: "משרתיו שואלים זח לזח איה מקום כבודו" "His attendants ask each other, 'Where is the place of His honor?'" We say this each ...
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Is there any halacha that would prohibit diving into a mikvah? [on hold]

In honor of the summer Olympics that will occur in 2016, my frum community is considering having its own Jewish Olympics that will feature a few unique Jewish competitions. One of them will be the ...
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Should we accept teshuvah from a weeping willow robber? [on hold]

Early in the morning of the 7th day of Succot, a man entered Cong. Shomrei Hadust as well as several other shuls and stole all of the shuls' hoshannot. The gabbai and the congregants of Shomrei Hadust ...
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How do you make a “safer” Torah? [on hold]

This seems to be an ongoing concern, esp. these days. We have had several people get injured from the Torah in various ways. Some incidents: While carrying the Torah, one person injured his leg ...
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Should I really go to Gehinnom if my wife tells me to? [closed]

Here's the scenario: This year, my wife expected me to give her a huge diamond ring for her birthday. She didn't want any other gift. I went to the jeweler, and request a 5 Karat Princess cut for my ...
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Is the Kiddush required to be in a separate house / building?

I noticed that the smell of warming kugel and chulent on Shabbat disturbs people's kavanah during davening. I can tell from these actions: People stare at the announcements handout to see who ...
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Is the name “Dov Bear” redundant?

I know several people whose first and second name are "Dov Bear". ""Dov" means "bear" and well, "bear" is a bear! So the person's name is "Bear Bear". Huh??? What's the deal with that? That's like ...
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Can Succah schach be used to make sushi that I will eat on Shabbat?

I noticed that the bamboo mat used to roll sushi is the same shape and material as the huge mats used for the succah. I know that there is a general rule that items used for kedushah - holy purposes ...
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Was the slogan on Kesser Wine violating “Lifnei Iver” - placing a stumbling block before the blind? [on hold]

Until 1981, Kesser Wines was made in Crown Heights. I found a bottle while I was cleaning out my in-laws closet. The slogan on Kesser wine says, "Made on the west end of Long Island". The term "Long ...
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Who took Rabbeinu Tam's tefillin and why? [on hold]

A large poster in my neighborhood, some time ago said: "If anyone has seen Rabbeinu Tam' s tefillin, please return it to him. He has been looking for it for over 72 minutes." So, who took his ...
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Judaism's View on Dentists [closed]

What is Judaisms view on dentists? Is it a profession that is encouraged or discouraged? Is it even permitted? This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken completely seriously. ...
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Why did Shlomo Marry His Sister

In several places in Shir HaShirim Shlomo references his love affair with his sister (e.g. 4:9, 4:10, 4:12, 5:1, 5:2). Why did he pursue this relationship? Was this some application of "Assei Doche ...
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How long is G-d's nose? [on hold]

One of the 13 attributes of G-d is that he is ארך אפים - one with a long nose. How long is HIS nose? This question is Purim Torah and is not intended to be taken completely seriously. See the Purim ...
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Is there a listing that publishes the important deaf person for each day?

Even though he may be deaf, my son still "hears" about something called the "Deaf Yomi" - the daily deaf. He assumes that this is some article or feature that highlights a deaf person or something to ...
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Passing data To google Charts From Code Behind [closed]

i am a newbie i was developing a project on ASP.net Which Requires Google Charts API to Produce Some Charts , all went fine when i am using static data in google charts , Problem is i want to pass ...