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From http://www.dinonline.org/2011/05/25/burial-at-sea/ A number of sources indicate that burial in the sea is not considered burial. See Pirkei De-Rabbi Eliezer (Chap. 39) concerning the Egyptians in the sea, and Yerushalmi (Shabbos 19b) concerning drowning. The idea of burial is that the person is interned on land, where the dead will someday be ...


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the underlying assumption here is that we need to "help" God to safeguard His torah in case the world gets destroyed or whatever reason. This runs contrary to lots of Jewish hashkafa, such as that God is in control of the world, etc., and the world is headed for redemption, resurrection, etc. Based on that, I think it's a big waste of a kosher sefer torah ...


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The Sefer Hikrim brings his rebbe which held that there are no aliens. However the Sefer Hikrim himself argues and holds that there are alians. He brings a proof from the possuk in Shoftim which says "oro mroz" ,which the gamera in Moed Katan {Rashi brings this} says roz is a star, and the passuk concludes "arur yoshveha" cursed are its inhabitants,clearly ...


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This answer will focus just on those aspects which are unique to a Mars Mission, as those relating to any long-distance visit to a foreign locale have been dealt with elsewhere. Travel in Space When does somebody living in space (e.g. ISS) observe Shabbat? Life on Mars These questions can be summarized as follows: For those Halakhot which depend on ...



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