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May
24
accepted Mezuza on an elevator?
May
24
answered Mezuza on an elevator?
May
22
comment What happened to the Jewish practice of using burial caves?
Echoing @jake's comment - I find it highly unlikely that anyone would have exhumed a body to put it in a burial cave. You've got to have serious cause to exhume a body - it's called nivul hameis - desecration of the dead body.
May
22
comment In the Bible, why did robbers bother tunneling into houses to rob them?
They didn't have windows?
May
19
comment Why is techeles not universally accepted?
@Gershon - or else they're just non-conformist Litvishers who aren't afraid to go against the flow...
May
19
comment Why is techeles not universally accepted?
@Gershon - I know plenty "Litvishes" who do wear techeles, though some davka tuck them in. For the record, what you call "Litvish" bears absolutely no resemblance to what people in Lithuania were like, but that's for a different discussion...
May
18
comment What does Judaism think about homosexuality?
+1 Very well put.
May
18
comment the dress of the followers of Harav Kook
I can back up @Isaac on this: I heard from my Rosh Yeshiva (R' A.C. Goldfein ZT"L) that in Telz, R' Elya Meir Bloch ZT"L used to wear a white hat, and his beard was a close-cropped goatee. The whole concept of a uniform dress code is completely non-Litvish.
May
18
comment Why is the atara on a tallis always the same design?
@Tzvi - I'm in Israel...
May
17
comment How do you deal with huge numbers of calls from tzedaka organizations?
I never give donations over the phone. Here's why.
May
17
comment Why is techeles not universally accepted?
It is sort of a duplicate, except with more info in the question. The answers there don't deal with all the issues I've mentioned here, and I'd like to see more discussion on the subject...
May
17
comment Mezuza on an elevator?
@Slaks - residential building. Don't understand your 2nd question... who said anything about a closet?
May
17
asked Why is techeles not universally accepted?
May
17
asked Mezuza on an elevator?
May
17
asked Why is the atara on a tallis always the same design?
May
17
answered How to tactfully circumvent opposite-gender handshake
May
16
comment Kashering pot from meat to dairy/parev?
See @Yaakov Ellis's answer - it appears you are missing some critical info here...
May
16
accepted Kashering pot from meat to dairy/parev?
May
16
comment Kashering pot from meat to dairy/parev?
Wow, I asked for sources, and got them in abundance! Thanks for a really well researched answer!
May
16
asked Kashering pot from meat to dairy/parev?