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Sep
1
comment Lack of Benching Rosh Chodesh Tishrei
I actually heard that the reason is because Hashem himself bentches this month.
Aug
30
comment Do we account for Sentimental Value?
@HachamGabriel True. So my question can apply to anything as well.
Aug
21
comment Is human blood treif?
@SethJ You wrote above "I'm pretty sure the source for this predates The Kosher Kitchen."
Aug
20
comment Is human blood treif?
@SethJ Wait. A "most recent source"? Wouldn't that make my original source the most recent?
Aug
16
comment Is human blood treif?
@SethJ Thanks for that!
Aug
6
comment Scheduling a USPS Pickup for Shabbos
@unforgettableid I see. Well, care to suggest a good way to title this question? And if you do, feel free to edit it in yourself. After all, that's what the edit button is for...
Aug
6
comment Scheduling a USPS Pickup for Shabbos
@unforgettableid Is this a new policy on the site?
Aug
1
comment Anywhere in Tanach where brothers-in-law have the same name?
@DoubleAA Is curiosity a good enough motive?
Jul
14
comment Is one allowed to fold the corner of a book on Shabbos?
It would be wonderful if you can provide a location.
Jun
20
comment When should a commuter cyclist wear a tallit katan?
Related, methinks: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/170/…
May
5
comment Location in Ohr Sameach of discussion of the nature of a messenger for a get
Wait... So what's your question exactly?
Apr
10
comment Card Counting Permissibility
@Daniel only if you get caught...
Apr
10
comment Why are the descendants of Rav Pappah mentioned in the text of the Siyum for a tractate of Talmud?
@Efraim Don't remember offhand, but it does sound a bit familiar, for some strange reason. I think it would be a good idea to ask this question on the site (you can phrase it along the lines of "I once heard of such and such reason; does anyone know the source?"
Mar
28
comment Why do we say we don't dip food on other days?
@DoubleAA I thought so too at first glance, but can't find any...
Mar
28
comment Why do we say we don't dip food on other days?
Not to mention Chicken in Ketchup...
Jan
20
comment Can a pedestrian cause a Jewish driver to stop for him to cross the road on Shabbat?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/16250/128 (where it's listed - currently as #9)
Jan
18
comment Minhag of throwing Challah at the Friday night Seuda
Isn't throwing bread more stringent than throwing other types of food like meat?
Dec
26
comment Is visiting Antarctica permitted for a Jew?
@msh210 I like that. When I first saw the question on the Twitter stream I thought that it was indeed referring to the initial permissibility.
Dec
23
comment Segulah to remove bone stuck in one's throat
Related: Choking on a Fish Bone
Nov
27
comment How do people daven so quickly, and what's the support for it?
Dunno - wasn't me. But just something you might edit: You seem to be taking for granted that all chasidic / litvish shuls daven fast vs. all sefardi shuls daven slow. I think it would be a lot better if you did something along the lines of "most..." or "some..."