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In order to understand how to detect tumah in a person one must find a person who is not tamei. Unfortunately, we don't have a kohen Gadol. But we can see partial holy people. I believe that Tumah effects ones way of thought. The following cant be taken that if one posesses one the mentioned traits below, then he is tamaei. Rather there is a uniqueness to ...


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To make light of something important. See Rashi in Megila28a. Kallus means that you make light of them. I am assuming he is learning the word 'rosh' is reffering to the batei kneisios the gemara is discussing, with rosh meaning something important. Apparantly it does not mean to be light headed!


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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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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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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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