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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Jun
25
comment Placing a stumbling block before someone trying to take advantage of me?
Any answer here will have to explain what "lying" means in a halakhic sense.
Jun
24
reviewed Leave Open What's the oldest continuously-existing, still-open kosher restaurant?
Jun
23
revised The practice of (not) printing pictures of women in magazines and newspapers under religious auspices
edited tags
Jun
20
revised Said “משיב הרוח”: continue “ומוריד הטל”?
added emphasis for clarity
Jun
20
comment Shehecheyanu at a Graduation
@Nafkamina Ironic, right? I've bought more than 6 suits, but only had 3 graduation ceremonies.
Jun
19
comment What's the exact procedure for using a key belt?
I very well may be wrong, but I thought it was the 10-tefachim-over-4-amot slope that mattered, not the height.
Jun
19
comment Why were some Jews called Yishmael?
@YEZ I'm happy with that as a source. That's not what the OP said.
Jun
18
comment Why doesn't the Gemara cite Avos as a proof?
I like the question. Can you put some more details in the question so we don't need to go elsewhere to find the sources you refer to?
Jun
18
comment Why were some Jews called Yishmael?
@AKayser so... you think that because of some things that have happened in the last 100 years or so, the Babylonian and Palestinian Jews of 2000 years ago saw Ishmael as "the progenitor of a nation seen to be an enemy of the Jewish people for generations"?
Jun
18
comment Why were some Jews called Yishmael?
@AKayser Not really. Where do you get that from?
Jun
18
comment Pidyon HaBen rate
I wonder if anyone keeps stats on P(Israel). Cohen Center?
Jun
18
comment What's the exact procedure for using a key belt?
so.... does a porch or stoop count as a reshut assuming there's a 90 degree or so step all around?
Jun
10
comment Judaism and Communism
How is communism (in theory) not based on liberty or democracy?
Jun
6
comment Jewish headstone abbreviation
answered here: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/6317
Jun
3
revised What are all the Mekorot for Matan Torah
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Jun
3
answered What are all the Mekorot for Matan Torah
Jun
3
comment Is Mi Yodeya allowed to tweet on Shabbos?
@TRiG What if I set up a Twitter integration with device (loudspeaker, marquis or monitor) that broadcasts particular tweets in real time, say a billboard in Times Square or an automated speaker somewhere?
May
29
revised Resources to understand commentary in my tikkun korim
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May
29
comment Resources to understand commentary in my tikkun korim
@DanF feldheim.com/tikkun-kor-im-simanim-hebrew-only.html. But mine is blue.
May
29
revised Resources to understand commentary in my tikkun korim
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