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May
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awarded  Revival
May
7
answered how do we get out of non-achdus and golus?
May
4
comment Why do Fish not need Shechita?
@hahugavra what is your source for that?
Apr
22
comment Young boys returning Chumashim after Torah reading
I assumed it was just good midos. If the boys don't, some men usually do.
Apr
11
comment How do we explain how God told jews to treat Egyptian, Amalekites, and Nearby Nations that Simply Refuse to do Labors
You are misunderstanding the actions of Amalek, which were an outright denial of G-d. Similarly, the residents of Canaan were so morally bankrupt that to work for a holy people was in and of itself a path to holiness.
Apr
11
comment Is the Haftarah a Minhag?
@AriA Greeks (well, Syrian-Greeks), not Romans.
Apr
10
comment How to tactfully circumvent opposite-gender handshake
@Dave rather I imagine this refers to a situation wherein a handshake seals a business deal.
Apr
5
comment Forbidden to eat while standing up?
@Dave I've edited to match what I believe Larry's intended meaning was... if I have failed to do so accurately, I encourage him to edit accordingly.
Apr
5
revised Forbidden to eat while standing up?
Clarifying what I believe the intended meaning to be...
Apr
3
comment Is it OK to eat non-certified-as-kosher sushi?
Why wouldn't the rice be bishul akum?
Mar
28
revised How are sorcery or witchcraft viewed in Judaism and Jewish Mysticism?
The last line was unnecessary - any answer on this site should include "genuine arguments"
Mar
28
answered bracha on tefillin while sitting
Mar
27
answered What is a good mussar/personal growth sefer for women?
Mar
25
comment Biblical evidence for not eating bread on passover?
@kirby the "judges", who are rabbis from Moshe Rabbenu on down.
Mar
23
comment Biblical evidence for not eating bread on passover?
@kirby Devorim 17:11.
Mar
22
comment Askinu Seudasa and Azamer Bishvachin before Kiddush
@msh210 huh, I never noticed. I'll have to take a look when I get home.
Mar
22
comment Askinu Seudasa and Azamer Bishvachin before Kiddush
@msh210 interesting - any source or association with a particular minhag?
Mar
22
comment Askinu Seudasa and Azamer Bishvachin before Kiddush
@msh210 Good point! I neglected it because there's no Kiddush, but there's still a question of before or after hamotzi.
Mar
22
asked Askinu Seudasa and Azamer Bishvachin before Kiddush
Mar
21
comment Kiddush cup handoff
That's a fair point, but I still doubt we would integrate the salute into ritual practice. Actually, though, now that I think about it...