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Mbloch, i imagine there are different types of enjoyment according to chazal. Then again, some people pay $110 for a bottle of wine, so im not sure the enjoyment is the wine itself these days. What i mean is, most people arent going to fancy restaurant just for the food in of itself. The ambiance, the whole being taken care of, the getting out, etc. All go ...


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I found this: משנה. מי שהיה עבד או אשה או קטן מקרין אותו – עונה אחריהן מה שהן אומרין, ותבא לו מאירה. אם היה גדול מקרא אותו – עונה אחריו הללויה, מקום שנהגו לכפול – יכפול, לפשוט – יפשוט, לברך – יברך, הכל כמנהג המדינה. One who has a slave, a woman, or a minor read [the Hallel] to him, he must repeat after them what they say, and a curse be ...


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The obligation for women to drink 4 cups like men from the Gemoro in Pesochim 108b. ת"ר: הכל חייבין בארבעה כוסות הללו, אחד אנשים ואחד נשים Reasons given are that although women are exempt from time-bound mitzvos, here women were also involved in the miracles. Further it was in their merit that we were redeemed and they also suffered the enslavement ...


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Congratulations on your willingness to take on a challenging mitzvah at a young age. There is an actual halachic question here which I think people have missed. You want to know how to balance tznius laws with the laws about respecting parents, etc., when your family is embarrassed by how you dress. Although I have seen some sources suggest that Rabbinical ...


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I have seen the rabbanith in Manhattan's Tifereth Israel with a radid, and it was a beautiful sheer or lace veil that was cascading down her back and very wide. It was feminine and had almost (but not quite) a bridal quality to it, but still clearly not a wedding veil. It was also the only time I saw her, and I looked it up and that was how I learned about ...


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If I might just clarify something here (which has been alluded to above). Since it is assumed that a couple is likely to have relations on the night the wife goes to the Mikva, there is a strong issue not to let it be known, out of privacy. (One does not broadcast sexual matters.) At the time of the Talmud, and before, the matter was different, since ...



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