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The modern Yiddish version is called Mazel and Shlimazel or the Milk of a Lioness by Isaac Bashevis Singer.


this is not likely as Rashi held that time bound mitzvas in which women are not obligated they are also not permitted to fulfill also. this is a rumor which, I opine based on how it has always been used, was created to give credit to changes made by the haskalla but has no source in anything valuable


The Maharsha there s.v. על רגל אחת explains that Shamai was, in the two accounts in which he was holding the construction cubit (as he was not reported to be holding it in the first account), showing the questioner some important element of his response. The fellow who asked to be taught the entire Torah on one foot was being shown that just as a building ...

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