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Apr
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answered What does והבוכ"ע mean?
Apr
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awarded  Pundit
Apr
7
answered First Use of the Phrase “Cheit HaMeraglim”
Apr
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comment What is it about egg matzos that makes them forbidden to Ashkenazim?
Slightly related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/27413 and judaism.stackexchange.com/q/26909 and judaism.stackexchange.com/q/447
Apr
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comment why does Ruth 1:8 use עמדי instead of עמי?
See the below table, which excludes unwanted word forms for a better comparison. Feel free to incorporate it into your answer, if you like, in which case I can just go ahead and delete my answer.
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revised why does Ruth 1:8 use עמדי instead of עמי?
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answered why does Ruth 1:8 use עמדי instead of עמי?
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revised אמר Divine Speech?
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Apr
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revised Why do we say hamotzi lechem min haaretz instead of min haadama?
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Apr
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comment Why does “aseh doche lo saaseh”?
It's from the רמב"ן על התורה (Sh'mos 20:8): ואמת הוא ג"כ כי מדת זכור רמזו במצות עשה, והוא היוצא ממדת האהבה והוא למדת הרחמים, כי העושה מצות אדוניו אהוב לו ואדוניו מרחם עליו, ומדת שמור במצות לא תעשה, והוא למדת הדין ויוצא ממדת היראה, כי הנשמר מעשות דבר הרע בעיני אדוניו ירא אותו, ולכן מצות עשה גדולה ממצות לא תעשה, כמו שהאהבה גדולה מהיראה, כי המקיים ועושה בגופו ובממונו רצון אדוניו הוא גדול מהנשמר מעשות הרע בעיניו, ולכך אמרו דאתי עשה ודחי לא תעשה.
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revised Why do we say hamotzi lechem min haaretz instead of min haadama?
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answered אמר Divine Speech?
Apr
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comment Story of Rabbi Who Burned Out His Eyes
@BabySeal Interesting!
Apr
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answered Why do we say hamotzi lechem min haaretz instead of min haadama?
Apr
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answered Story of Rabbi Who Burned Out His Eyes
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awarded  Yearling
Apr
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comment Does a pot that cooked food with a bug in it need to be kashered afterward?
@IsaacMoses The Shulchan Aruch says this applies toדברים המאוסים שנפשו של אדם קצה בהם כנמלים וזבובים ויתושים, but there is some dispute as to what kinds of bugs are included in this category of "repulsive to people." See, for example, the third paragraph here.
Apr
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comment First Use of the Phrase “Cheit HaMeraglim”
Are you specifically looking for the earliest usage ofחטא המרגלים (which is found in writings of rishonim at least as early as the 13th century), or the earliest usage of מרגלים as a reference to the spies from the days of Moshe (which is found in the Mishna)? Or, as in Gemini Man's answer, the earliest usage of the term מרגלים as a reference to any spies?
Apr
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revised What is the origin of the song Echad Mi Yodeya?
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comment Why isn't chocolate considered to be kitniyos?
If anything, cocoa beans are considered fruit. So you could ask, why don't we recite ha'eitz before eating chocolate?