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Apr
28
comment Source for Rebbe Shimon leaving the Mareh on Lag B'Omer
Interestingly, it's also on daf ל"ג of Shabbos.
Apr
27
awarded  Revival
Apr
27
answered What does the word “Karpas” mean?
Apr
25
comment Is there any evidence that Rabbi Akiva's students fought alongside Bar Kochba?
@SethJ, I wasn't suggesting that it does. In fact, I think it's perfectly reasonable to suppose that the Bavli's redactors wanted to obscure their real cause of death.
Apr
23
comment Baal Teshuva — Interested in both Chabad and Breslov, now what?
I always heard of it as standing for Chabad, Breslov, Carlebach, Kook.
Apr
22
comment When should one change one's Minhag with one's Makom (and when should one not)?
Do you have any sources for any of this?
Apr
22
accepted Chasam Sofer on innovation
Apr
22
comment Chasam Sofer on innovation
Thank you! I just edited it into your answer for you. I've so far checked the first and the last of those, but it's destroying my eyes to try to read such tiny print. I shall check the other two momentarily.
Apr
22
revised Chasam Sofer on innovation
added 133 characters in body
Apr
22
comment What is special about Molech?
Aside from the fact that it involves murdering your children?
Apr
22
asked Chasam Sofer on innovation
Apr
22
comment Looking for Passages of harsh criticism in the Shakh
@Daniel - Ouch. Maybe I should rephrase the question :(
Apr
20
awarded  Tumbleweed
Apr
17
comment What does the concept of rehovot hanahar mean?
No, it just means that R' Chayim Vital equates it with yesod in a single passage that I just showed you. Whether or not other people also do so, whether or not he says anything contradictory anywhere else, and certainly where or not that's what it actually "represents", I have no idea. The piyyut titled El Mistater was authored by a contemporary of his named R' Avraham Mimin, who was a disciple of the Ramak. You might want to investigate how רחובות הנהר features, therefore, in Cordoveran kabbalah.
Apr
17
answered What does the concept of rehovot hanahar mean?
Apr
15
comment Why is it customary for Jews to grow beards?
I don't understand the last point. Why waste time cutting your hair or trimming your toe-nails?
Apr
14
comment Kohen flying over a cemetery?
elhamikdash.com/49876/…
Apr
13
comment Would I be allowed to sell my Chametz alcohol during the Prohibition?
I feel like this is a question about American law during Prohibition. How is this an halakhic question?
Apr
13
asked Looking for Passages of harsh criticism in the Shakh
Apr
13
comment The torah sometimes uses “olah tamid” and sometimes “olat tamid” but they seem to mean the same thing; what's the difference?
This is a great question, but to my mind the best part of it is the subsidiary question: why does Num 28:6 place a disjunctive accent under the nismakh?? I've never seen such a thing before. As for the rest, I think it's just a question of style. Adjectives can be formed with the genitive construct, but do not need to be. Sometimes it says הר הקודש, for example, and sometimes it says הר קודשי.