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The original question as well as @SAH challenge seem to imply that the Torah forbids piercings. This belief is possibly coming from the prohibition of tatoos as the prohibition to injure oneself. But as we will say the halacha doesn't necessarily consider all body piercings forbidden. As context, plastic surgery (a more extreme form of bodily injury for ...


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There are a few opinions about the order of the names on the stones (Rashi says that they were ordered by age, from top-right to bottom-left), while Da'at Zekenim miBa'alei haTosfot think that the order is by their mothers (i.e. first all of Leah's sons, then Bilha, etc.). These two opinions can be found here. As for the connection of each stone to a ...


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Since you wouldn't be sure where the person wearing the bracelet might end up going, it would be better to avoid such a practice. There are places where a Jew should not bring written names, like into a bathroom for example. A better practice would be to write a common abbreviation that many people write in any holy book they own. Namely, לה״ הו״מ. This ...


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In addition to what my predecessors wrote, today's smartwatches include two functions that must be disabled before Shabbat: a. Communication: e.g. Bluetooth, WiFi, etc. If the smartwatch has "Airplane Mode", then you must turn it on. I don't think that turning off the "Bluetooth" will be enough, because there are more functions that should be disabled, but ...



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