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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Mar
6
comment Premature birth contradicting science
@SethJ Yes - it is contradicting science. curoservice.com/parents_visitors/lungs_circulation/… During the terminal sac period, numerous terminal sacs surrounded by capillaries develop. Surfactant production starts to increase significantly between 30 and 32 weeks.
Mar
5
revised wording of the invitation to birkas hamazon
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Mar
5
answered Shabbos Hagadol
Mar
5
asked Why can't a mixed gender meal of 3 form a zimun?
Mar
5
comment Matzah eruvin on erev Pesach
@SethJ yes, but we're usually more creative than using an accidental hour. and no worries about picking nits... but you can just edit it yourself.
Mar
5
revised Matzah eruvin on erev Pesach
edited body
Mar
5
comment Is Halal Meat Kosher?
Isn't it true that camel is halal, as is meat that was hunted by a Muslim (under certain conditions)?
Mar
5
comment Matzah eruvin on erev Pesach
@Fred Thanks for the clarification. Sounds like there's an answer in there, though I'd also want to see what those who hold that the prohibition starts at night would say. Or maybe they'd just make eruvin from matzah balls.
Mar
5
revised Matzah eruvin on erev Pesach
added 232 characters in body
Mar
5
asked Matzah eruvin on erev Pesach
Mar
5
answered The story of the rabbis in the haggada-mizva of afikoman
Mar
4
comment Naming an orphan
What of orphaned twin boys?
Mar
4
comment Which part of Tanach did Moses give the people in Dt. 31?
@Ali If this answers the question sufficiently, you can accept it. (This goes for all of your questions)
Mar
4
awarded  Custodian
Mar
4
comment Why omit “Av harachamim” for the four parashiyos?
This is a fantastically explicated question!
Mar
4
comment May a woman be a kvater?
"kvaterin", I believe, is the feminine.
Mar
4
comment What is the law for a Goel Hadam (Avenger of Blood) outside of the Land of Israel?
I didn't think so, but the answer's wording: would have to run away to the nearest City of Refuge implies that.
Mar
4
comment What is the law for a Goel Hadam (Avenger of Blood) outside of the Land of Israel?
In the modern day, would this mean the most geographically proximate or the one nearest the airport?
Mar
4
comment Spitting at the High Priest on Yom Kippur
@ShimonbM What's the source there? Is that for just (for lack of a better term) "optional" marriages? +1
Feb
28
comment What differentiates the Artscroll Talmud compared to other translations?
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/15728/…