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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Jul
17
comment Must a Reform convert raise prior children Jewish?
Can you make this a more general question? E.g., trim down the first paragraph significantly. Also, ditto what @msh210 said - talk to the rabbi there, since s/he might have different (and certainly more relevant) expectations than generic Internet people have.
Jul
17
comment Must a Reform convert raise prior children Jewish?
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/36228/… and judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/16395/…
Jul
16
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Why does the authorship of the Zohar matter?
Jul
15
comment Bishul Akum: State Dinners
I thought that plain lentils (chickpeas?) were specifically allowed. I've heard people cite that regarding Ester.
Jul
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What's a good technique for a not-so-strong person to do [Ashkenazi] Hagbaha?
Jul
15
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How does Hagbah work on a Sephardic Torah case?
Jul
14
comment Bishul Akum: State Dinners
So then lentils from scratch are considered fit for a "King's Table"? That seems ludicrous. Surely these rules were written long before mass produced and/or preserved foods...
Jul
6
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Tanning on Shabbos
Jul
4
comment Google says it is the Jewish Year 5774. The wiki says Judaism is 3000 years old. How is this discrepancy reconciled?
I don't understand your numbers or your answer. Care to clarify?
Jul
4
reviewed Reject suggested edit on What does “shachar” in “alos hashachar” mean?
Jul
3
revised What's a floor?
retagged - "jewish books" is certainly a bit broad here and not really pertinent. the summary of "words" seems more appros pos
Jul
3
comment Marriage and Menstruation
@Bobo If you ask something more than a yes/no question, you will likely get an answer that more directly answers your concerns. Since we're not sure what you want to know, you will likely get answers that leave something useful out.
Jul
3
comment Marriage and Menstruation
The short answer is that yes, many observant Jews do this. Is that sufficient to answer your question?
Jul
3
revised Marriage and Menstruation
tag
Jul
3
comment Nevuah or just a dream
ha! related: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/41003/1498
Jul
2
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Two seforim being taken out
Jul
2
revised Two seforim being taken out
tags (this is, as earlier edit though, a question about torah-service [ = removal from ark etc], not the reading)
Jul
2
awarded  Inquisitive
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jul
2
comment Why can an Eruv be made in cities nowadays?
Why does the legislation against carrying imply that people didn't carry? I'd expect it to imply the opposite!