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comment What is the origin of using a different trope mode for the High Holidays in Nusach Ashkenaz?
"I assume they do the same in many Nusach Sefard shuls as well": They do.
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comment Idolatry in Mitzrayim?
sefaria.org/Shemot_Rabbah.21 says they worshiped idols. I don't have time now to write this up as an answer; perhaps someone else will.
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comment Do the actions of animals have moral value?
The commentaries on Jonah chapter 4 pretty clearly imply (and Malbim clearly does) that the animals were not doing anything wrong, that they do not exercise moral choices. (That said, I haven't checked the commentaries on chapter 3. But note that it says "וְיָשֻׁבוּ אִישׁ מִדַּרְכּוֹ הָרָעָה".)
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comment Do the actions of animals have moral value?
I don't see anything about the Balaam's donkey being moral or immoral or the like -- only that it was abused. That seems irrelevant.
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comment Do the actions of animals have moral value?
The Noah case (and I was afraid someone would put it in an answer) shows that animals were doing something either that we view as wrong or that is unnatural; it does not show that the animals themselves can be considered evildoers or morally wrong or anything like that. They were corrupt, it says, not evil. I do not think that is evidence that animals can be evil or that their actions have moral significance.
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comment Source for requirement of 3rd party hechsher?
Any answer to any question should ideally include sources. Both questions want to know whether a restaurant needs certification; in fact, both ask in the context of generally trusting another Jew's food. I don't see how it's not a duplicate. If there aren't good answers there, see judaism.stackexchange.com/help/no-one-answers.
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comment Shofar from ibex horn?
Re your comment ("where there might be an error"): There's often error when translating names of types of animals (and plants). And that word's translation is obviously very important to this answer. You should give credit anyway to a translator, but especially in this case.
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comment Source for requirement of 3rd party hechsher?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/6543
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comment man and woman in the 'eyes' of G-d
@Menachem, by his comment here, has made me realize that you may well be asking about the victim rather than the tortfeasor. I'm going to close this so you can clarify which you mean, so you don't get answers you're not looking for. After you edit it to clarify, it can be reopened.
Aug
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comment What are the mitzvot that a gentile is forbidden to do?
Welcome to Mi Yodeya! Very few people reading this page will know you personally, so most people will have no reason to believe you. Can you edit in some source for your claim?
Aug
26
comment man and woman in the 'eyes' of G-d
@mevaqesh And yet Chinuch does indicate that a mitzva applies to both men and women. It doesn't assume you know it by the absence of saying otherwise. (And if it says that about this mitzva, that'd make a good answer.)
Aug
26
comment Must a future convert keep mitzvos?
Many thanks for this info. Your first paragraph (the one that answers the question) could do with some evidence (e.g. citing a source).
Aug
26
comment Why a formulaic greeting on ליל ראש השנה?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/62440
Aug
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comment Who added on the words לאלתר לחיים טובים ולשלום to the greeting לשנה טובה תכתב ותחתם?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/10339
Aug
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comment How to translate העלם in the context of שבת
@Loewian, not "שכחה" but "העלם", and specifically in the context of שבת.
Aug
26
comment Machzor with the Chayei Adam's version of the Seder HaAvodah
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Aug
25
comment Slant-roofed sukkah
About a different kind of slant-roofed suka: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/62419
Aug
25
comment Can one use a modified palapa built on a pier as his Succah?
About a different kind of slant-roofed suka: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/10637
Aug
25
comment Are you allowed to study (not Torah) on Tisha Bi'Av
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/62399
Aug
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comment Does Judaism encourage secular learning?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/44185