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The Perisha (YD 182:5) gives two suggestions for how a place could change the associated gender of a particular clothing or action: either we follow the custom of the local non-Jews or a whole community of Jews could decide to change together. Modesty norms, which are all about not attracting attention and hence based on the current facts on the ground, ...


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Shulchan Aruch (OC 151:1) lists three examples of kalus rosh, though doesn't define it explicitly: בתי כנסיות ובתי מדרשות אין נוהגין בהם קלות ראש כגון שחוק והתול ושיחה בטילה We don't practice kalus rosh, like mirth, jest, and wasteful conversation, in synagogues and study halls. Mishna B'rura ad loc. clarifies "wasteful conversation": That is: ...


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First stop to research this is Sanhedrin 95a where we apparently find Dovid Hamelech hunting. The Margolios Hayam there note 15 brings all the classical sources against this decidedly unjewish act. He started off the piece by explaining that Dovid's act of catching food is not hunting, hunting is an act of entertainment. Halachicaly, if one can aim right ...



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