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Progressive, halakhically-oriented Jew


Jul
17
answered Does one need to perform a delayed brit milah at the first possible time?
Jul
17
comment Freshly laundered clothes in the nine days
what nine-day period doesn't have Shabbat in the middle?
Jul
16
awarded  Constituent
Jul
16
comment How can R' Yochanan derive from Moshe that wealth is needed in order for someone to have G-d's presence rest on him?
i understand what you're asking. I'm just shocked that R' Yochanan can learn that from Torah.
Jul
16
comment How can R' Yochanan derive from Moshe that wealth is needed in order for someone to have G-d's presence rest on him?
There are many cases where G-d's presence rests on those who are not wealthy - David is a prominent example, but so are Shaul and Shmuel.
Jul
16
answered Formulation of name(s) when praying for non-Jews
Jul
16
comment Phrasing of refuah prayer when praying for a non-Jew
Why shouldn't a non-Jew be healed among the remaining sick of Israel?
Jul
16
comment Product liability in halacha
@AviD the extraordinary part of the coffee case was that McDonald's made a calculated risk - They decided it was cheaper to keep the coffee hotter than safe and pay off lawsuits than to sell coffee at a normal temp and not deal with them.
Jul
15
comment Why refer to Isaac Luria as the Arizal, and not Arizatzal?
or chazal... not chazatzal.
Jul
15
comment Yael vs Esther comparison
@jutky shkoyach. thanks. That's a terrific daf!
Jul
15
comment Yael vs Esther comparison
Did Yael actually sleep with Sisera? I thought she just gave him milk.
Jul
13
comment Is it permitted to be upset after your favourite soccer team lost an important match?
Terrific answer! +1
Jul
13
answered Is it permitted to be upset after your favourite soccer team lost an important match?
Jul
13
comment Organ donations
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/376/…
Jul
12
comment How to reconcile conflicting statements on martyrs feeling pain
@DoubleAA point taken. and fixed.
Jul
12
revised How to reconcile conflicting statements on martyrs feeling pain
likdush => al kiddush
Jul
12
comment How to reconcile conflicting statements on martyrs feeling pain
@Yehuda I guess the summary of this is: Where's the contradiction? The Maharam was making a political/policy statement and the others are telling stories. Neither is being 100% literal.
Jul
11
answered How to reconcile conflicting statements on martyrs feeling pain
Jul
11
comment Song while dressing the Torah
@zaq awesome. yasher koach!
Jul
11
revised Song while dressing the Torah
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