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Rabbi Shlomo Aviner when asked regarding Blei Gisen for an Ayin Hara said that a procedure which is not mentioned in the Mishna, Gemara, Rishonim, Shulchan Aruch, & Achronim should not be done. He quotes this in the name of Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky. ש: כדאי להוציא עין הרע על ידי עופרת? ת: המצאה שלא מוזכרת במשנה, בגמרא, בראשונים, בשולחן ערוך ובאחרונים ...


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See Chochmas Adam (89:3) who writes that if the action is medically sound or is sugulah based it is not subject to the prohibition of nichush or darchei Emori. Using words of Torah and objects of Kedusah like tefillin for healing is neither medically sound nor a traditional or effective remedy and is therefore prohibited. All segulos must be examined ...


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Rav Aharon Yuda Grossman discusses this practice in his sefer of Su"t "ודרשת וחקרת". He ascribes it to a tradition among the "yekari yerushalim" that is recognized as medically helpful by those who practice it. He therefore permits it (as anything done with medical intent does not have an issue of Darchi Emori). So it would seem that it has no (obvious) ...


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Other answers have attempted to demonstrate that there is no source in the Talmud for pouring lead to remove ayin hara. I agree with those answers, that there is no such source. However, this false assertion probably arose via a miscommunication, and a misunderstanding on the part of either the author or editor of the article. What was likely intended was ...


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Poking around on the Internet I couldn't find any references to this particular adage. But the concept is simple enough, I think, that its source can be inferred. Historically, parents (mothers in particular) want their children to find love and to marry well. Just like at little league sports events, they watch from the stands and develop a neurotic ...


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The Mishna Berura (301 sk 158) quotes an argument among Rishonim and Achronim about whether a woman who finds Tefillin in public on Shabbat may wear them as amulets to "carry" them back to a safe place. The debate centers around defining normal modes of wearing clothing. He doesn't cite anyone who suggests that the Rama's exhortation (OC 38:3) of "מוחין ...


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While I can't claim to know exactly what these things mean, I can translate the Hebrew for you1: שמירה means protection הצלחה means success זווג הגון means [finding] a good spouse שלום בית means "peace in the house," usually specific to husband and wife זרע בר קיימא means "living children," specifically children who will survive childhood [common now, but ...


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The practice of tying a knot to find a lost object is found in wiccan practice , and may have originated in ancient Greek culture Furthermore, even if these foreign practice somehow snuck into Jewish forklore, doing 'spells' , or 'charms' , or anything of the sort, is inconsistent with the Torah: When you have come to the land the Lord, your G-d, is ...



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