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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


May
19
comment Do we embarrass someone in cheirem?
Looks like you've only used it 5 times I can find: data.stackexchange.com/jewish%20life%20and%20learning/query/…
May
19
comment Do we embarrass someone in cheirem?
That doesn't include chat or comments.
May
19
comment Employment questions I have
@MonicaCellio I believe the OP means "Can a Jew refuse to hire a person to work on Shabbas who is a Jew that converted to another religion?"
May
19
comment Do we embarrass someone in cheirem?
I think you use the word qua more than anyone else I have been exposed to.
May
19
comment What does a Christian need to know before he marries a non-religious Jewish woman and plans to have a family?
interfaithfamily.com is a good resource for this very question.
May
19
revised How do we know that homosexual relations is a sin?
retag
May
19
comment Employment questions I have
closely related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/23519/…
May
17
revised According to Reform Judaism, should rabbis be allowed to have non-Jewish spouses?
added discalimer about HC
May
17
comment According to Reform Judaism, should rabbis be allowed to have non-Jewish spouses?
Hebrew College of Boston is not affiliated with the Reform or any other movement
May
17
comment Borer and Grinding on Yom Tov - and other Melachoth that are Ochel Nefesh
@SethJ Perhaps if your roast is on fire, you can put it out.
May
17
revised All but every 6th letter begins the name of a misechte
the letter is tzadi, not tzadik
May
14
awarded  Yearling
May
14
comment Electronic sliding doors on shabbat
The whole site runs presuming the policy you stated in the second half of your question. However, this is a community where people come to ask for sources and opinions, not halakhic advice. If you'd like to insert a link in your answer to the Why ask a rabbi question, you're welcome to, but it needn't be the focus of your response.
May
14
revised Electronic sliding doors on shabbat
removed conversation
May
14
revised While playing a computer game, may I “worship” one of the game's “gods” to help me win?
removed conversation
May
13
comment While playing a computer game, may I “worship” one of the game's “gods” to help me win?
I'd look into psaks on Dungeons & Dragons.
May
13
comment While playing a computer game, may I “worship” one of the game's “gods” to help me win?
@MonicaCellio so we are distinguishing, say Diablo, from Second Life?
May
13
comment Why did God reveal himself only before there were recording devices?
you mean He should have not done or said anything until the late 1800s?
May
13
comment Why did God reveal himself only before there were recording devices?
or it would cause people to knowingly violate G-d's command where we can say that currently, they might be able to rely on ignorance.
May
10
comment Why don't we count sefirah without shem u'malkhut
@Menachem see judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/12963/…