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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Dec
8
comment Variant text of דרור יקרא
Nice, but I meant the one that agrees with your hypothesis
Dec
8
comment Variant text of דרור יקרא
@Malper you should edit the source into the question
Dec
8
comment Variant text of דרור יקרא
I always thought Basra was Basra in Iraq, but Basra in Edom makes makes a lot more sense! Thanks!
Dec
8
comment How did names of foreign gods find their way into the Torah and Hebrew language?
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/3461 and much more closely: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/10319/…
Dec
8
reviewed Close Will editing genome of embryo having Jewish parents diminish Jewish status of later child?
Dec
8
reviewed Leave Open Why do Sephardi jews put on the tefillin shel yad while sitting?
Dec
8
reviewed Close How has toilets that flush changed halacha?
Dec
8
revised What does “shachar” in “alos hashachar” mean?
edited title
Dec
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is Hashem 'involved' in everything that happens?
Dec
2
accepted Resource for dotted letters in Nakh
Nov
17
comment Why does the Torah repeat the story of Efron HaChiti many times?
This answer would be even better if you could summarize what that linked page says. :)
Nov
13
revised Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
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Nov
13
revised Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
fixed tone
Nov
12
comment Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
Do you want a source, or do you want a reason?
Nov
12
revised Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
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Nov
12
comment Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
Ah! So @ShmuelBrin the question asks for "why we do this" as in "where's a Torah source that says we should do this?" (Along the lines of "listen to your fathers" for Chanukah or "hester panim" for Purim.) I read it as "whence did this custom evolve?"
Nov
12
comment Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
@ShmuelBrin The question is a sociology question. It's in the wrong place.
Nov
12
comment Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
Why the downvote?
Nov
12
comment Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?
@Fred ...or it derives from the human experience. And I wouldn't be surprised at all if those answers are nice midrashes put on something ancient.
Nov
12
answered Source for pairing l'chaim with alcohol?