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From a Rabbi Jachter article here: [T]he Halacha provides for a number of ways to remedy the Mayim Sheuvim status of water that had been in a receptacle. One way is the process of Hamshacha, running the Mayim Sheuvim along the ground. The Gemara (Temura 12a) cites a Braita that teaches that if the Mikva has a base of more than twenty Saah of ...


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Well... This is certainly unexpected. I never thought I'd ever see a question on here about Minecraft. It's really true that you can take anything and use it for Torah. I'd start with picking a scale. Keep in mind that each block is a cubic meter, so you can increase or decrease that proportion to amos however you'd like. Once he's decided on that, figure ...


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I once asked about this to Rabbi Dovid Feinstein. He said the product as is would not be permissable to wear in an area which has no eruv. His said since it provides no protection from outside elements it cannot be considered a malbush, clothing. He continued and said if the rubber sole would be solid and come up and cover at least past where the sole of ...


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myJewishlearning adresses the question and states this is unequivocally permitted There is no halakhic problem with pigskin and pig heart valves. Beyond that, there’s a very important tenet of Judaism called pikuah nefesh, or, saving a life. According to Jewish law, any of the mitzvot in the Torah (except idolatry, murder, and forbidden sexual ...


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This question is relevant to understand that each of negative mitsvot has a spectrum and is not an idea only. In Torah, Orthodoxy and Orthopraxy ara alloyed which each other. When Tora prohibit to eat pig, the message is not "Pig is an abomination", but in each word of Torah, there is also a mean of though, that can lead to discover human bad behaviors ...


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One question would be whether such an organ would be considered pig and thus forbidden to consume. (The title to your question perhaps suggests that this is the crux of the question, as it focuses on the transplant of the organ, not the creation of the organ. That being the case, I will focus on this question). Even if it were, the (near) universal rule in ...


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Here is a YouTube video of someone's actual Minecraft model of the (first) Beit Hamikdash. If building based on that isn't enough, they provide some links in the video description. Disclaimer: I don't do Minecraft and have no idea if these links will help. Map, Skin, Interactive tour Some comments there suggest a few improvements (quartz?) which you may ...


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The use of DNA testing has been hotly debated in a number of cases, e.g., proving parenting to obtain child support, checking if a person died to permit his wife to remarry, preventing inheritance, etc. Poskim are not in unanimous agreement but generally not inclined to use DNA testing, e.g., because of lack of 100% reliability (with the grave consequences ...


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I speak about the drift at What will happen to the calendar if the Sanhedrin is re-instituted Calendrical Calculations 3rd Edition by Nachum Dershowitz (Author), Edward M. Reingold (Author) gives the algorithms for a number of calendars using Lisp. The fixed calendar of Hillel II is one of the algorithms presented. The Jewish Encyclopedia states that ...


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I will give you the figures for calculation. The "molad" period is 29 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes and 1/18th of a minute 3.3333 seconds). The calendar we use contains 235 months over a period of 19 years. So multiple that timespan above by 235 and divide by 19. That will give you the time period we have as an average "year". The Gregorian calendar uses ...


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Check out hebcal.com -- it has exactly what you need for the second option. There's also code you can use to script something that will tell you whenever Pesach lands before the Equinox. I'm personally partial to hebcal-js, having written it myself. ;)


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From http://www.rabbimanning.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/Geneivat-Daat.pdf And sulchal aruch harav 12-26 I understand that it is forbidden to do an action with the intention to deceive But if the action you do is not with the intention to deceive and the person devices himself it is permitted (you do not need to worry what someone else is thinking) ...



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