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Oct
23
asked Pulling out hairs while wiping your bottom on Shabbat
Oct
23
asked You didn't cut your nails last Friday; now they're too long. When should you cut them: midweek? or Friday?
Oct
8
comment While sleeping in a sukkah, are you exempt from prayer?
+1. msh210, see pages 12-17 of "Sleep in Halacha" by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz of Yeshiva University. R' Lebowitz cites R' Shlomo Zalman Auerbach's discussion (Halichos Shlomo, Tefillah, Miluim #12) about whether or not sleeping people are exempt from mitzvos. Dear all: How do most authorities rule regarding this matter?
Sep
23
awarded  Revival
Aug
21
revised Is Vegemite kosher?
Improving a link.
Aug
21
suggested suggested edit on Is Vegemite kosher?
Aug
21
comment Is Vegemite kosher?
-1: now includes outdated information. Please see "Vegemite" on Wikipedia for up-to-date information. Dear Gershon, I wonder if you could copy and paste in the more-current information included in the right-hand side of suggested edit 6068?
Aug
6
comment kosher food ideas without refrigeration
@msh210: I assumed that the asker will have access to water. The reason why I suggested bringing bottled ice was for convenience: it stays very cold for hours (even colder than "cold" tap water). It's good on long drives: you can sip cold water without having to stop to obtain it.
Aug
6
revised kosher food ideas without refrigeration
1. Making the answer more concise. 2. Slight copyediting. 3. Removing Seth J's words: "Or, bring a whole case of bottled water." This idea seems wasteful.
Aug
6
comment Scheduling a USPS Pickup for Shabbos
yydl: "May a Jew schedule a USPS pickup to occur on Shabbos?"
Aug
6
comment Flashlight on Shabbat
If a flashlight is left on before Shabbat, and it completely depletes its batteries during Shabbat, I'm not sure whether or not the batteries will leak during Shabbat and damage the flashlight. You should either ask on Electronics.SE whether or not I'm right, or else you should use rechargeables (which almost never leak).
Aug
6
comment Gentile living with a Jewish flatmate
-1: this answer is good, except that it seems overly strict about Passover. Especially regarding kitniyot: please leave out the bit that says "avoid bringing in kitniyot", and replace it with "ask your flatmate what to do". (Unless you know of a source which forbids bringing kitniyot into a half-Jewish home.)
Aug
6
comment Scheduling a USPS Pickup for Shabbos
yydl: There's no policy. But please see the arguments in dreeves's self-answer, and Brian D. Foy's answer, to "Should question titles be phrased as questions? (A straw poll)". Do you disagree? If you do, then I can reverse the few downvotes I gave you recently.
Aug
6
revised At what age will my female cousin become forbidden for me to touch?
1. I've edited the question. I'm now editing this answer to match it. 2. I'm also editing one word to use a more-common transliteration.
Aug
6
suggested suggested edit on At what age will my female cousin become forbidden for me to touch?
Aug
6
comment Saving a Life During Tefillah
-1. Good question. But please fix the title so that it contains a question ending with a question mark. Then ping me.
Aug
6
comment Scheduling a USPS Pickup for Shabbos
-1. Good question. But please fix the title so that it contains a question ending with a question mark. Then ping me.
Aug
6
comment Why is the beracha acharona for bread the longest?
I thought that only parts of Grace after Meals were composed by Moshe and Joshua, and that the rest was composed by other great men.
Aug
6
suggested suggested edit on Is Vegemite kosher?
Aug
5
revised Is Vegemite kosher?
Fixing link. (The hostname has changed, but the file's path is still the same as before.)