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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Mar
7
comment Bircas HaMazon when starting to eat on Hoshanah Rabbah and finishing on Shmini Etzeres
What's the difference between this and any other bentching across time boundaries? (e.g., yontiv/not, shabbas/not, chanukah/not, purim/not, etc.)
Mar
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
6
comment Biblical significance of face veil
@ShimonbM You can ask!... Also "Biblical" is exactly the same binyan as "Tanakhical".
Mar
6
revised Premature birth contradicting science
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Mar
6
comment Examples of Destruction of Idolatry in a Pagan Land
What about the Maccabees?
Mar
6
revised Premature birth contradicting science
added context
Mar
6
answered Premature birth contradicting science
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
tags
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
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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
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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)