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Sep
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answered Torah view on conservation and recycling
Sep
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comment Sefaradi Hashkafa of Musar
Nice list. Also consider adding המספיק לעובדי ה by R' Avraham ben HaRambam.
Sep
9
asked Why is a prayer leader still removed for omitting V'lamalshinim?
Sep
9
comment Why do we not use the original language of בִּרְכַּת הַמִּינִים?
@user3120 Perhaps I should have been more explicit, but that's why I said "many instances", not all instances. There are other instances with differing nuscha'os in the amida and other b'rachos.
Sep
9
comment Why do we not use the original language of בִּרְכַּת הַמִּינִים?
This question can be generalized to many instances where multiple nuscha'os exist and/or differing early nuscha'os have been found. Incidentally, see these six nuscha'os of the blessing.
Sep
9
comment Why are there two different accounts of Aaron's death?
@Menachem Yes, but Rashi seems to suggest that Moshe described Aharon's death as being at Moserah as a way of rebuking Israel for their reaction to Aharon's death (fleeing back to Moserah and towards Egypt), while the Y'rushalmi says it is because they finally gave him a proper eulogy in Moserah.
Sep
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revised Why are there two different accounts of Aaron's death?
clarification
Sep
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answered Why are there two different accounts of Aaron's death?
Sep
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comment What's the fore's heaven's heaven?
See T'hillim (68:34): לָרֹכֵב בִּשְׁמֵי שְׁמֵי-קֶדֶם. M'tzudas David explains this as "the heavens above the heavens, which was created in primordial days." Ibn Ezra refers to this as a "sod". See also Radak (ad loc.).
Sep
9
comment Can I use a Lulav or Esrog from last year?
Regarding an old esrog, see the Sha'ar HaTziyun (648:8) who discusses different opinions among the acharonim. Additionally, if the esrog is preserved by means such as immersion in honey, it may be considered כבוש and unfit according to some opinions.
Sep
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comment Torah view on conservation and recycling
Slightly related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/7018
Sep
8
answered chalav stam during aseres yemei tshuvah
Sep
8
answered Change from Kail Erech to Kail Melech in Selichos
Sep
8
comment Why does Rambam say the omer can be cut by day and on Shabas?
It looks like most of the commentaries on the sidebar of the Hebrewbooks Rambam address this issue, and multiple answers are proposed.
Sep
3
comment Why is Rabbi Yitzchak Luria referred to as Godly?
"I understand the English connotation is pious, but in Hebrew it would seem to have heretical implications." I'm not sure this is so. Kabbalists are often referred to this way, and I think the connotation is holy, and perhaps that Shechina accompanies him.
Sep
3
comment How can I find meaning in saying selichot?
"It is better to recite few supplications attentively than to recite many inattentively" (Shulchan Aruch, OC 1:4).
Sep
3
comment Is the Beracha Aharona independent of the Beracha Rishona?
@DoubleAA The issue in B'rachos 51a is whether to recite the b'racha rishona after finishing to eat, thus possibly "eating more garlic" with a b'racha l'vatala (at least according to Rashi's reading of the gemara). Accordingly, it sounds like the parallel you're suggesting in the OP might be that he should not make a b'racha acharona as it would somehow be l'vatala. That's not what you meant, is it? Is there a reading that it refers to blessing before eating more, in which case more garlic would refer to not making a b'racha? Or did you mean the more general reference in Shabbos 31b?
Sep
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answered May one say Oseh Shalom at any time?
Aug
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comment Why is Shmoneh Esreh referred to as 18 blessings when there are actually 19?
See the gemara at the bottom of B'rachos 28b, which addresses the significance of eighteen blessings, as well as the origin of v'lamalshinim.
Aug
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comment “Nahhat Ruahh l'Yotzro” source
Here and here cite a version of that gemara in the name of R' Yehuda. Incidentally, see the end of אותיות דרבי עקיבא, which quotes this teaching as that of R' Yitzchak in the name of R' Abba.