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Jun
4
comment What if there's a Minyan of Aveilim?
@CharlesKoppelman Sounds like a nice question. Care to ask it?
Jun
3
comment What if there's a Minyan of Aveilim?
Sounds okay. Do you have a source for that?
Jun
3
comment How were זכור and שמור said together?
@Yirmeyahu Indeed. That sounds like a very nice answer.
May
24
comment What are Brochos differences of Sefardim and Ashkenazim?
@DoubleAA No. I'm really interested in cases like the example I gave (matzo)
May
21
comment Jewish Sunrise and Sunset
@DoubleAA Thanks for that. Edited to correct.
May
15
comment Why is hair sometimes considered *erva* (nakedness) but sometimes not?
Okay. But then why do married women need to cover their hair (and not single girls)?
May
15
comment Why is hair sometimes considered *erva* (nakedness) but sometimes not?
I don't see how this answers why married is different than single
May
13
comment Is it permissible to use a Hotel's Drinking Glasses?
@MonicaCellio But that doesn't make it a duplicate question.
May
11
comment Is it permissible to use a Hotel's Drinking Glasses?
@MonicaCellio Don't see the connection whatsoever.
May
11
comment Giving charity to someone about whom the giver knows nothing?
Do you ever really know?
May
11
comment What halachot does an American traveling to Israel have to be made aware of?
@ه ه The ribbis issue would be, if you borrow or lend money in a foreign currency and want to pay it back in local currency or vice versa. This is especially common among friends (e.g. I borrow 20 NIS from my friend while in Israel, and then when back in America I want to pay him back in USD)
May
11
comment What halachot does an American traveling to Israel have to be made aware of?
@ه ه But that ona'ah would generally apply to a money changer, and not a visitor
May
11
comment How can we get people to stop talking (much, loudly) during minyan?
One of my favorite signs I've seen is: If you come to shul to talk to your friends, where do you go to daven?
May
11
comment How can we get people to stop talking (much, loudly) during minyan?
There's quite a compilation here: images.ouradio.org/uploads/Decorum.pdf
May
11
comment What halachot does an American traveling to Israel have to be made aware of?
@ه ه What would be an Ona'ah issue?
May
10
comment What halachot does an American traveling to Israel have to be made aware of?
@DoubleAA Looks like something I might want to ask, but I was not aware that there are other opinions. In which area is there a dispute?
May
10
comment Correct Niqqud for ואטהר in Sefira Nusach
I don't think Psalms 51:9 is quite the same as there is a shva under the tes (as opposed to in Sefira where there's a kamatz)
May
10
comment Was there a GOLEM?
@ShmuelBrin I see where I got confused. I edited it to try to make it more clear.
May
10
comment Was there a GOLEM?
@ShmuelBrin So to clarify: R' Yudel Rosenberg is the one who claimed that the Noda Biyehuda went to the attic. R' Rosenberg therefore instructed his own students to say Tehillim for the Noda Biyehuda. Did I get that right?
May
10
comment Was there a GOLEM?
@ShmuelBrin What does the fact that the Noda Biyehuda went to the attic have to do with saying Tehillim for him?