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Aug
6
comment Hassidim and white shirt
@NBZ maybe I just have long arms...
Aug
6
comment Hassidim and white shirt
@NBZ any idea why the sleeves on 3 are sort of short, coming down to just above the wrist? It's something I've noticed on certain styles of bekishe too...
Aug
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Jul
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Jul
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Jul
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Dec
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comment Should anyone be burned to death?
@RonMaimon you must not realize that what you are saying here is the very definition of apikorsus. It is prohibited even for a goy to speak this way about G-d.
Dec
4
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Dec
2
comment Was Marcus Jastrow an apikores?
What did he have in mind with number 15, I wonder?
Nov
29
comment Do Jewish people believe in God?
@SSpoke, with respect, is English your first language? I ask because there seems to be some loss in translation, as it is impossible to comprehend that any Jew would claim to pray to the Torah, or that rabbis are descendants of G-d. It might help us to know too your cultural and religious background, as it seems that you are perhaps bringing assumptions from non-Jewish culture. By the way, yes, Judaism mandates a belief in G-d.
Nov
27
comment Why do men or boys have to cover their hair, but not unmarried women?
I was with you until "Yeminite customs are some of the most ancient and unchanged from Biblical times". Source for this statement?
Nov
27
comment Variable pronunciation of patach chataf in Lithuanian Hebrew
@DoubleAA for the record, I'm not interested in perfectly replicating any particular havara, I'm just interested in havaros in general, how they formed, and what their rules, whether deliberate or natural, are. Also, to answer your comment prior to your edit, Breslov doesn't have any particular pronunciation. :)
Nov
27
comment Variable pronunciation of patach chataf in Lithuanian Hebrew
@DoubleAA there aren't any sources that discuss pronunciation? Really?
Nov
27
comment Variable pronunciation of patach chataf in Lithuanian Hebrew
@Efraim that sounds right to me, now I wonder if there's any source that spells it out.
Nov
27
asked Variable pronunciation of patach chataf in Lithuanian Hebrew