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comment Psalm 121 -when is it said?
−1, wrong psalm.
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comment Are there any letters that do not have a distinct pronunciation?
@SZH, end of the s'if, you mean? Your answer doesn't quote him as saying to distinguish שׂ and ס; nor do I see that in the AHS linked to from your answer.
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comment Are there any letters that do not have a distinct pronunciation?
@SZH I don't see that there.
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comment How do you explain tzniut to a little girl?
@BabySeal re "You could also explain to them that looking pretty on the outside is really what being pretty means": typo perhaps?
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comment What to do while the mezuzah is being checked?
@DannySchoemann an answer there does address this question: "There is a preference to put up loaner mezuzahs in the interim, particularly if they will be down overnight. However, for most this is not an option or it becomes too burdensome. Some prefer to leave a mezuzah up while the rest are being checked. However, this is not required."
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comment Shmitah nowadays?
@DoubleAA (re your reply to my comment) and therefore it doesn't exist this year.
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comment If Consuming Blood is Prohibited Can Jews Accept Blood Transfusions?
−1. This addresses the question on its own level (take the literal meaning of the verse and, voilà, you've got halacha), but that level is incorrect.
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comment Rav Ovadia Yosef's Books Online
Search for יוסף, עובדיה in the "author" field at hebrewbooks.org.
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comment Beracha on Intravenous
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/45495
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comment Shmitah nowadays?
The s'fek s'feka seems, @DannySchoemann, DoubleAA, to be that even if sh'mita is a divinely imposed obligation nowadays, we're unsure what year it is (because of the other safek). Seems reasonable to me (especially if the asker can source his/her s'fekos), at least on the face of it.
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comment meaning of words and tefillah
@DoubleAA AY's answer refers to "Sh'ma".
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comment Recommendation for good “complete siddur” (siddur shalem)
To add to @DoubleAA's comment: the sidurim under discussion omit not only piyutim added to the amida but also those added after the amida of maariv (which most communities say in my very limited experience) and elsewhere in the RH and YK prayers.
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comment Did Moshe have a son with Ethiopian Queen prior to Exodus
@JJLL "the Yalkut Shimoni says explicitly that Moshe did not cohabit with her"
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comment Did Moshe have a son with Ethiopian Queen prior to Exodus
I don't see anything in chapter 10 about his having a son.
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comment Understanding the difference between shevus and gezeirah
+1, as this is roughly my understanding as well and you explained it very comprehensibly. But a source would much improve the answer.
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comment klal yisroel, torah and achdus
"It seems to be a common theme in Chassidic thought": do you mean Chabad chasidus or chasidus in general?
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comment Suckling directly from a kosher animal
@DoubleAA sounds like an answer (your proof is of a the same type as the proof in the existing answer, actually: we see a prohibition on a subcase for a specific reason, so it seems to be permissible in general). Why not post it as such?
Sep
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comment Source for story of rabbi's claiming land said “you're both mine”
@DoubleAA, sounds like an answer. (And thanks!) Why not post it as such?
Sep
14
comment Why learn Gemara?
@Shokhet that's specifically about daf yomi.
Sep
14
comment Is there information on pre-exhilic mizmorim vs post-exhilic?
en.wiktionary.org/wiki/exhilic? merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exhilic? What does that mean? "Having to do with exhaling"?