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The Leshem writes that any object, including inanimate objects, which were part of bringing about a kiddush Hashem or a revelation of Hashem's presence in the world, will exist in the eternal Olam Haba. According to the Rambam, Olam Haba contains nothing physical. See Hilchos Teshuva 8:2: העולם הבא--אין בו גוף וגווייה, אלא נפשות הצדיקים בלבד, בלא גוף ...


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myJewishlearning adresses the question and states this is unequivocally permitted There is no halakhic problem with pigskin and pig heart valves. Beyond that, there’s a very important tenet of Judaism called pikuah nefesh, or, saving a life. According to Jewish law, any of the mitzvot in the Torah (except idolatry, murder, and forbidden sexual ...


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This question is relevant to understand that each of negative mitsvot has a spectrum and is not an idea only. In Torah, Orthodoxy and Orthopraxy ara alloyed which each other. When Tora prohibit to eat pig, the message is not "Pig is an abomination", but in each word of Torah, there is also a mean of though, that can lead to discover human bad behaviors ...


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One question would be whether such an organ would be considered pig and thus forbidden to consume. (The title to your question perhaps suggests that this is the crux of the question, as it focuses on the transplant of the organ, not the creation of the organ. That being the case, I will focus on this question). Even if it were, the (near) universal rule in ...


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Here's an old chidush of mine which addresses your question. Many times, if not always, Neviim make a vague statement or perform an act which requires the person or people they are addressing to concentrate on the message. Leaving someone to figure it out themselves seems to be a practical way of having someone accept a message. So we find prophets placing ...


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There are meforshim who connect the חֲמוֹר with the word חֹמֶר (matter). This means that the entire location of the mizbeach was a holy place and only animals that were acceptable for korbanos could be brought there. This is similar to the halachos of the Bais hamikdash or the Mishkan. I should note that Yishmael and Eliezer seem to have felt that there was ...



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