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comment Determining times of Halachic import on a long flight
(Re your comment.) No, the question was "How can I find out when to..." and this is an answer ("by using the Chai tables"), not a link to an answer.
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comment Receiving an Aliyah/Dukhening While Wearing a Catheter
A urinary catheter specifically?
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comment Source in Hazal for holding sisith during qiryath shema`?
@Maimonist, re your comment, didn't you ask "If not, where does it stem from and what is the purpose?"?
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comment Which rabbis are knowledgeable about sexual dysfunction and accept Sholom Bayis questions?
@DoubleAA It looks as though you have an answer. Might I recommend you post it as an answer?
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comment Could B'nei M'nashe have been placed with R'uven and Gad as a remedy to their separatism?
Closely related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/61579
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comment Why did Moses add part of the tribe of Menashe to join Re'uvean and Gad on the east of the Jordan?
Closely related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/8997
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comment Kamtza bar Kamtza
As @Lee noted, this question is very unclear without an indication of what story it refers to. I'm closing it as a temporary measure; please edit it so that more people can understand it and provide good answers, and then it can be reopened.
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comment What happens at an Orthodox Bat Mitzvah?
Re "a kerchief (as she lights Shabbat candles)": most girls do not light until they marry or live alone. (Lubavitchers as a group are a notable exception, but they start before bas miztva age.) And I've never heard of an unmarried girl/woman covering her hair to light.
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comment What happens at an Orthodox Bat Mitzvah?
This answer doesn't match my impression, which is that (among the crowd asked about) the only males in attendance at a bas mitzva celebration are (step-) ancestors and brothers of the bas mitzva (and only for part of it, so the girls can sing/dance with no men around). The comment above, "Generally, 'black hat' crowds, don't want the girl to give a 'formal' D'var Torah", also doesn't match my impression. But I haven't been to any (I'm male), so can't say for sure.
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comment Why mention God, our god, for the chatas/asham and not for the ola/sh'lamim/toda?
@user6591 Thanks for letting me know. IMO I don't need to follow suit in this post.
Jul
27
comment Who wrote the kinnah that contrasts leaving Egypt and leaving Jerusalem?
@DoubleAA This question, too. :-)
Jul
27
comment How does Judaism answer the problem of evil?
re lowercase cf judaism.stackexchange.com/q/22865 inter alia: I do it -- FWIW. cc @NeilMeyer
Jul
27
comment “Am I Jewish​​​?”
"OR your mother was Jewish": you might wish to specify when she would have had to be.
Jul
25
comment How does Judaism answer the problem of evil?
Isn't this a duplicate of judaism.stackexchange.com/q/8855 ? cc @Shokhet
Jul
24
comment On Tish'a B'Av,can someone say the typical “Mourner's statement” to someone else?
@DoubleAA True, but I haven't seen anyone say "Hamakom..." in the afternoon, either, AFAIR.
Jul
23
comment What is the source and reason for saying “Yeyasher Kochacha” or “Chazak Ubaruch”?
and yodeya.com/a/9469, @WAF
Jul
23
comment Ashkenazi leniencies before shavua shechal bo
I don't have time to look up sources right now, which is why I'm not posting this as an answer, but there are a number of t'shuvos that discuss whether something, normally avoided during the nine days, can be done out of necessity and say "you can do it until shavua shechal bo tish'a b'Av". So the answer to your question is "yes".
Jul
23
comment Why did nobody succeed the Lubavitcher Rebbe?
@DoubleAA re your last comment: yes, it's about Jewish-spiritual leadership of a group of Jews. (That's enough on its own; as added on-topicness, the group is, I think, even defined in Judaism terms.)
Jul
23
comment Non-Yemenites who heat up soup after the start of Shabbat?
... or a relative of Mrs. Twersky's? cc @DoubleAA
Jul
23
comment Who killed Shaul?
[Administrative note: This was penned as an answer to another question and merged hither.]