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Feb
11
asked Rava and Rabbah? Differentiating between two (?) amoraim
Feb
11
comment How to pronounce the name שימי
Good question; a look at Alfred Kolatch's Masters of the Talmud: Their Lives and Views shows me that he lists about a dozen amoraim named Shimi (one of whom is Shimi bar Abba) and one named Simi - Simi bar Abba, in fact. Seder haDorot notes the existence of two named שימי בר אבא, but says nothing about the pronunciation.
Feb
9
revised The use of tsere yod in Psalm 2:3
Corrected the spelling of מוסרותימו
Feb
6
comment Teshuva where Rambam says he forgot a Gemara
@Yishai - I agree, and was a bit disappointed when I read the passage as well. I'm short on time here, so I uploaded it anyway, but I'll have a proper look after Shabbos and see if there's not another letter to the sages of Lunel. If this is the one to which everybody is referring, I agree that it's somewhat nondescript.
Feb
6
revised Teshuva where Rambam says he forgot a Gemara
added 89 characters in body
Feb
5
answered Teshuva where Rambam says he forgot a Gemara
Feb
5
comment What Other Terms, Besides “Korban,” Mean Sacrifice in Some Form or Another?
In order to understanding sacrifice better, I think you're much better off looking into the different types of offerings, rather than the different words for generic ones. To that end, maybe start with Masekhet Zevachim?
Feb
5
comment Becoming a “stubborn and rebellious child” - a question on Tosafot Yom Tov
As I understand the phrase (which appears a dozen-or-so times in Seder Zeraim), "מעשר שני והקדש שלא נפדו" means maaser sheni that has not been redeemed or heqdesh that has not been redeemed - and not something that is both maaser sheni and heqdesh at the same time. Are you suggesting otherwise?
Feb
4
asked Becoming a “stubborn and rebellious child” - a question on Tosafot Yom Tov
Feb
4
comment May one mix-and-match to create their own Hebrew pronunciation?
@Ypnypn - fair point. I've removed the second paragraph and changed the third: the issue of whether and to what extent different communities adequately differentiate between vowels and consonants is tangential to what I am asking.
Feb
4
revised May one mix-and-match to create their own Hebrew pronunciation?
Simplified the question, so that it was less about Ashkenazi vs. Sephardi pronunciation
Feb
4
asked May one mix-and-match to create their own Hebrew pronunciation?
Feb
4
answered Online Gemoro Shiurim
Jan
28
comment Where are the Mishnas in the Talmud?
This sounds to me like the sort of resource that it would be fun to compile for yourself - and you'll likely learn a great deal in the process.
Jan
27
answered How can we chastise Bilaam for using the same word as Hashem did?
Jan
27
answered Are there any jokes in the Geonim or Rishonim?
Jan
26
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Jan
26
answered Source of Ramban's famous debate
Dec
17
comment In what sense is Hanukkah “a Yom Tov like other yamim tovim”?
Regarding your second point, note that Rosh haShana is a yom tov, but we don't say hallel.
Dec
17
awarded  Nice Answer