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May
19
comment Tanach with grammatical text analysis
If the analysis that you're looking for is strictly grammatical, what difference does the publisher's religion make??
May
19
comment Maybe God lied?
Perhaps this question can be rephrased... Are you asking for a source within the Torah that God is not deceitful, or are you asking for a source outside of it that the Torah is true?.
May
19
comment What is the Pilpul method of learning?
Thank you, @Matt! Your familiarity with a broad array of literature is most impressive, and I appreciate you sharing these references (as I likewise appreciated you sharing some on another of my answers a little while back). Regarding the Netziv, could you please tell me which of the introductions to Sheiltot you are referring to? I have a version open in front of me, and I see one titled קדמת העמק and another titled פתח העמק. My guess is that you're referring to the former, but I'm not sure.
May
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answered What is the Pilpul method of learning?
May
15
answered Where does the proverb “as you teach you learn” come from?
May
14
comment Where does the proverb “as you teach you learn” come from?
You might try asking the author of the article - I note that there's a comment field beneath it.
May
14
awarded  Revival
May
14
answered Pronunciation guide by a Gerer Rebbe?
May
13
answered Onkelos, Anthropomorphism, and The Exodus
May
13
comment Are there any types of questions that Eliyahu (Elijah) cannot answer?
@DoubleAA - Where in the question does it limit responses to sfeiqa dedina? (And for the record, I don't think that issues of sfeiqa demetziut have anything to do with Eliyahu either; it's a catch-all expression, which means "one day we'll know", or "perhaps we'll never know". Like saying, "I'll tell you when the moshiach comes", which also has nothing to do with the moshiach providing the information.)
May
13
comment Are there any types of questions that Eliyahu (Elijah) cannot answer?
FYI, there are also places in gemara where it says יהי מונח עד שיבא אליהו ("let it rest until Eliyahu comes"), which is somewhat more explicit than "Teiku".
May
12
comment The Effect of an 18- or 6-Hour Day
Thank you so much - this is precisely the sort of detail that I was hoping for!
May
12
accepted The Effect of an 18- or 6-Hour Day
May
12
comment “Masekhtot Banayikh”: The Origins of an Expression
Because I'm daft like that sometimes :) I fixed it. The typo, that is - not my daftness.
May
12
revised “Masekhtot Banayikh”: The Origins of an Expression
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May
12
comment “Masekhtot Banayikh”: The Origins of an Expression
Amazing find - thank you! I've just checked, and this is brought in the name of the Gra in another source too: Imrei Noam, by R' Hayim Mikhal Levensohn of Volozhin, published in Warsaw, 1899.
May
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accepted “Masekhtot Banayikh”: The Origins of an Expression
May
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asked “Masekhtot Banayikh”: The Origins of an Expression
May
12
comment The Effect of an 18- or 6-Hour Day
@DoubleAA - that's very similar! But since that question asks only about Shabbat (and hasn't yet received an answer), I'm inclined to leave mine as it is...
May
12
comment Who wrote Chaar Hatsioun?
In the absence of any further description, the fact that "it is about halakha in general" makes another book with the same title an equally likely candidate: Sha'ar haTziyon, by R' Hayim Yaakov ben Tzvi (first printed in 1757). Maybe you'd like to add that to your answer?