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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


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
added 76 characters in body
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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May
29
comment Resources to understand commentary in my tikkun korim
@DanF These are commentaries (from what I can deduce) specifically about the technicalities of leyning - mesorah that goes beyond trope - "Say this high" or "Say these together". - edited the question to include this information
May
29
asked Resources to understand commentary in my tikkun korim
May
19
comment Does “dina demalchusa dina” apply to laws no one keeps?
closely related answer at judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/25789/…
May
16
comment where to find an undershirt gartel?
+1 for use of aglets
May
16
comment Is the presence of a rabbi required for an orthodox wedding?
@CodeswithHammer The rabbi asked that our yichud guards be kosher witnesses. I've seen this done in others' weddings, also.
May
16
comment Which benchers have the harachaman for the state of Israel?
I've seen both Sarah/Hagar and Yishmael/Yizhak. Do you not want to know about the second?
May
16
comment Is the presence of a rabbi required for an orthodox wedding?
@CodeswithHammer at my wedding, for one!
May
14
awarded  Yearling
May
13
comment What's wrong with making coffee on Shabbat?
@deja-jew sounds to me like you're mixing the water and beans and then selecting the water and not the beans (How do you make coffee from beans again? Do you mean grounds?)
May
13
comment What's wrong with making coffee on Shabbat?
Isn't this Borer?
May
12
awarded  Nice Answer
May
12
comment Would whole brain emulation be compatible with Judaism?
@ike Exactly! It disproved some theories, not science. Likewise, Jewish theories may be disproven, but not Judaism. See, e.g., the ways different traditions have dealt with ideas about 8-month fetuses or differing opinions on the nature of smoking.
May
12
comment Would whole brain emulation be compatible with Judaism?
This question is similar to a 1900s scientist saying, "If I split an atom, doesn't that disprove science?" Judaism isn't nearly as fixed as this question makes it sound. It might disprove the answers to the question you pointed to, however. I'm not sure how