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Dilemma for Jewish Scientists

A member of my shul, scientist who was on the short-list to win a Nobel a couple of years ago, made an interesting point about his own ethical issue. As a scientist involved in biology, ...
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'Agunoth and Mamzerim after the Holocaust

What have Posekim decided regarding families that were torn apart as a result of the Holocaust, particularly with respect to marriages where the husband was taken and never seen again (but not ...
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Responsum of Maimonides Regarding Translating Mishne Torah

I am looking for Rambam's responsum regarding translating the MT. If I recall, he responds to a request from an Arabic speaker who was able to learn Peirush Hamishnayos, but unable to learn MT. Rambam ...
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Nishmas Chaim / Rav Chaim Berlin - searching for his tshuva on men and women shaking hands

Regarding the sugya of men and women shaking hands, I saw a few places who source the Nishmas Chaim who explains his shitta. They source it as Nishmas Chaim Siman 135 and some add (anaf) 6. However, I ...
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Maimonides' Responsum on Pre-Sinaic Mitzva Observance

Where is Maimonides' responsum where he states that our forefathers didn't keep the mitzvos at all (specifically in the P'er Hador ed.)?