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comment Why were there so many killings by Jews in the Old Testament?
@user4784 thank you! I was trying to put my finger on what's wrong with this question. Another problem with it is that it asks why there were so many killings, without explaining what's lacking about the clear motivation behind each one. Is this closureworthy as "unclear what you're asking"?
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comment Conversion in Israel: Machon Meir/Ora
Welcome to Mi Yodeya, which is unlike some other sites in that it requires clearly defined and answerable questions. Asking for "better" alternatives without stating what you would consider better about them and without asking what's better about them is the kind of thing that doesn't really go over well here. Consider also "Has anyone heard of...", where "yes" is an answer but not helpful to you or any future readers. I'll close this as a temporary measure so it can be cleaned up, both so it's on-topic and so it will garner answers you seek; then it can be opened. See also About.
11h
comment Jewish alternative to a Christian self-help book
@DoubleAA not IMO. But maybe you can convince me. Why do you think so? (Shavua tov, incidentally.)
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comment dead bodies in the house of God
How about bringing a corpse into the House without thereby becoming defiled and/or without entering the House?
2d
comment Chalking pool cues on shabbat/yom-tov
judaism.stackexchange.com/a/30673 doesn't seem relevant.
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comment If you have trouble fulfilling a promise
@MIchael, consult your rabbi.
Apr
20
comment In a leap year, is the extra month Adar I or Adar II?
@JonSkeet no scripture that I know of, but the month length kinda seems to imply it. vbm-torah.org/purim/purim65-bt.htm is an overview of some related issues, though nothing directly helpful to you.
Apr
18
comment How do you know what God wants without prophets now to tell you?
@Danno MonicaCellio I think it'd be good if the "Will there be prophets again?" part is removed as irrelevant to how we know God's will now.
Apr
17
comment Loshon Hara against an Online Identity
Similar: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/37240
Apr
17
comment Two seforim being taken out
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/9469
Apr
17
comment How would you describe the literary style of Torah?
Derfder, what @YEZ said. Please see the page I linked to in my comment: it has some four definitions.
Apr
17
comment What is the source that you can not have benefit from miracles?
@RebChaimHaQoton, flesh that out (add, in particular, an answer to "and what does it apply to?"), and it sounds like you've got a good answer to post below.
Apr
17
comment Is Some One With Alzheimer's Obligated in Mitzvoth?
ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17144030
Apr
17
comment Saying l'shem mitzvas tzitzis in bathroom
Editing in a source for your claims, and for how they address the asker's question, would improve your answer a lot.
Apr
17
comment Why is the positive mitzvah to eat matza only for the first day of Peach?
Interesting question! Can you cite those verses more precisely?
Apr
17
comment How would you describe the literary style of Torah?
What do you mean by "Torah"?
Apr
17
comment Is Yeast Extract OK to eat during Passover?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/7294
Apr
13
comment Only my grandfather was Jewish. Can I pray at home in my grandfather's tallit?
Compare judaism.stackexchange.com/q/23024
Apr
13
comment Who is the author of הא לחמא עניא
Correct URL for @DannySchoemann's comment: he.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
Apr
13
comment What is the procedure for generating a chiddush?
IIRC (I'm not taking time to look for it now) the Tif'eres Yisrael on Avos addresses this question.