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Nov
7
answered How do you get your money from your home tzedaka box to your favorite charity?
Nov
7
comment What do you do if your Shabbos host serves chocolate chip challah?
Dear OP: These are not three mutually exclusive Positions. Really, these are three Cases. If any of the three Cases come up, then you must wash and say hamotzi on a mezonos item. You seem to be arguing that, in Case 3, you shouldn't wash or say hamotzi. But R' Luban implies that the Mishnah Berurah says that, in Case 3, you must wash and say hamotzi. Are you saying that the Mishnah Berurah is wrong? And if so, why is he wrong? Please edit the question to clarify it, then ping me.
Nov
7
revised What do you do if your Shabbos host serves chocolate chip challah?
Fixing a link. (The copy at ou.org/torah is truncated, so pointing to archive.org instead.) Pointing readers to see footnote 8 within that link.
Nov
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Nov
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awarded  Strunk & White
Nov
7
revised If you have problems fasting, what should you do on Tishá BeAv?
Copyediting. Please do not reopen the question.
Nov
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revised Should you say a blessing on diet soda used to swallow a pill?
Copyediting and improving two references.
Nov
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suggested suggested edit on If you have problems fasting, what should you do on Tishá BeAv?
Nov
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comment Should you say a blessing on diet soda used to swallow a pill?
+1; thank you very much. At synagogue this evening, I also looked into the matter. I checked The Laws of B'rachos by R' Binyomin Forst. Page 134 footnote 9 discusses diet soda in detail. Here is a summary of the footnote: R' Forst and R' Shlomo Zalman Auerbach both agree: Diet soda requires a blessing even if you're not thirsty.
Nov
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accepted Should you say a blessing on diet soda used to swallow a pill?
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Nov
6
revised Facebook in the bathroom
Mentioning which sources are in English and which are in Hebrew.
Nov
6
comment Facebook in the bathroom
+1: well-researched. Has anyone listened to R' Lebowitz's lecture? What does he conclude about text messaging in the bathroom?
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Nov
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revised Should you say a blessing on diet soda used to swallow a pill?
I cited revach.net citing R' Auerbach, but it's not only R' Auerbach who holds like this: all authorities I've read all hold like this. Editing the question to make that fact clearer.
Nov
6
asked Should you say a blessing on diet soda used to swallow a pill?
Nov
4
comment Saying words of prayer or Torah while an immodest photo or drawing is in your field of vision?
Thank you for your answer, but +0. What does "nafka mina" mean? Please edit.
Oct
31
comment Yom Kippur, fasting, and snot
@msh210: Hi! I'm the OP. Thank you for your answer. Please note that the subject of the question doesn't want the snot to touch his hands, nor does he want it to touch any part of any garment. Given these facts, should this answer perhaps be converted into a comment?
Oct
31
revised Should I wear tefillin during Chol HaMoed?
Adding a sentence.
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