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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Nov
23
asked Did anyone connect Sarah's laugh with Abraham's bris?
Nov
21
comment Excommunication in Judaism
Good and thorough answer. Just wanted to note another very notable (perhaps the most notable) post-Enlightenment excommunication was that of Baruch Spinoza
Nov
21
revised Excommunication in Judaism
edited tags
Nov
21
comment Are chess pieces with faces on them considered idols?
@MosheKatz relatedly, judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/26742/…
Nov
19
comment Is Bas Kol the heavenly voice always correct and how to identify Bas Kol from evil whispering?
@narnia What's heresy? Halakha is a human system, not a divine one.
Nov
19
revised Loshon Hara against public Jewish and non-Jewish figures
paragraphs
Nov
19
comment when is shushing in a shul permited, when forbiden and when obligated
<strike>obligated</strike> prohibited during the rabbi's drasha when directed at the rabbi.
Nov
18
comment Why do Beit Shammai and Beit Hillel always argue?
In part, they represented different class interests - Hillel representing the poorer and Shammai the wealthier.
Nov
18
comment Can an ex-employee steal customers?
This is pretty common practice in the realms of consulting, accounting, law, agency... really any professional service. Perhaps try looking into responsa to practitioners of these fields for guidance.
Nov
18
comment Can an ex-employee steal customers?
This is a very different case! In the OP's case, these are clients that Shimon put effort into acquiring and has a relationship with. In the cited case, these are clients that Shimon effectively gets his pal Yitzhak to perform corporate espionage.
Nov
18
revised Can a public Torah reading be done by repeating words and trope as read by another?
edited title. Any better?
Nov
18
comment Why do Beit Shammai and Beit Hillel always argue?
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/18768/… judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/27325/…
Nov
17
revised How does gematria deal with zero?
took out chatty bits and a bit of grammar
Nov
13
comment Full davening audio or video
I haven't investigated, but this looks promising: mechonhadar.org/tefillah-music
Nov
11
comment Kashrus Advising agencies
Sooo.... you want a reference of pure halakha without all those people getting in the way?
Nov
11
comment Kashrus Advising agencies
Do you mean like this?
Nov
11
comment Disagreeing with one's rebbe
@Daniel As they say: wash, rinse, repeat...
Nov
11
comment Disagreeing with one's rebbe
CYLOR :) (15 char)
Nov
11
revised Tanach without Christian chapter divisions
edited title
Nov
10
revised Who says Barchu at the end of davening?
added 1 character in body