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Apr
6
comment Why do we say hamotzi lechem min haaretz instead of min haadama?
I know this is similar to Shalom's second point, but I still feel it warrants it's own answer as it is sourced, and contrasts the two blessings.
Mar
20
comment Igrot Kodesh of the Lubavitcher Rebbe zt'l
ravaviner.com/2013/06/igrot-kodesh-holy-letters-of.html
Mar
9
comment How could Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai eat from the carob tree?
hebrewbooks.org/pagefeed/hebrewbooks_org_47442_136.pdf
Feb
23
comment When and how did haman amass so much wealth?
Isn't that the Gemora quoted in the question? Can you clarify what you are trying to add?
Feb
18
comment Ramban on the mishkan being commanded before the Golden Calf
Adding sources to the relevant sections of the Ramban will greatly improve your question.
Feb
16
comment A Jewish Equivalent for this Quote?
Pharoah was expressing a specific admission of guilt; not saying that all mistakes ever are from him
Feb
16
comment The difference between שור and פר
bhol.co.il/forums/topic.asp?topic_id=1048857&forum_id=771
Feb
16
comment The difference between שור and פר
he.wiktionary.org/wiki/…
Jan
19
comment Did women get married before age three and have relations?
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/4751/…
Jan
19
comment Sources for free will of angels
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/18789/…
Jan
19
comment Sources for free will of angels
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/27977/…
Jan
13
comment What was the underlying problem behind Hashem’s decision to lead the Children of Israel to Eretz Yisrael by a circuitous route?
Isn't it a kal vechomer - if even when they were far away they considered returning to Egypt, how much more reason for concern that they would be tempted to do so when they were nearby and going back was much easier?
Jan
10
comment Why does the Megillah tell us Mordechai was a Jew?
@DoubleAA The Gemora seems to understand both descriptions as applying to Mordechai - קרי ליה יהודי אלמא מיהודה קאתי וקרי ליה ימיני אלמא מבנימין קאתי.
Jan
10
comment In Genesis 22:8-14, is there a difference between a ram and a lamb?
@WAF, I've tried to clarify what I meant..
Jan
1
comment Is it right to point out that the Chazzan omitted a brocho in his repetition of the amida?
Note that When Shulchan Aruch stated "mazkirim osi" it was referring to mid-repetition, whereas this question is about if the mistake was noticed after the repetition had already been completed.. (I am not disagreeing with the conclusion; just pointing out that it's not the exact case).
Dec
29
comment Shaliach Tzibbur missed out one or more blessings in the repetition of the amidah. What to do later?
@DoubleAA Right, Shulchan Aruch there does point out some exceptions due to Tirchah Detzibura, but I didn't mention this in my answer as skipping one of the brochos is not one of them.
Dec
11
comment What was the name of Tzipora's mother?
This is a really hard Midrash to understand, as this sefer asks: 1) If so, she would have been three months old when she saved Moshe, and she was already talking by then! 2) Why does the Midrash say he didn't want to marry both of them because he didn't want to marry two sisters; just marrying Tziporah was a problem of marrying his sister.
Nov
26
comment Why are we required to light Chanukah lights only for about half an hour?
Also, many claim the whole miracle was unnecessary because tumah hutrah betzibur (see Pnei Yehoshua to the sugya in Shabbos)
Nov
26
comment Why are we required to light Chanukah lights only for about half an hour?
@MosheP While I am certainly not claiming that this is the "pshat" answer, why doesn't it answer the question?
Nov
24
comment Was Joseph's bad report on his brothers evidence or simply damaging?
@Lee I have edited my answer with a link to the original source, and yes we are referring to the same person.