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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?
12h
comment Chalking pool cues on shabbat/yom-tov
judaism.stackexchange.com/a/30673 doesn't seem relevant.
13h
comment If you have trouble fulfilling a promise
@MIchael, consult your rabbi.
17h
comment Today is the square-root of 25th day of the omer
You are supposed to say the current day. That's what counting the omer is, after all. You just can't say the b'racha on the mitzva after doing so.
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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.
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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 tzitzs 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.
Apr
13
comment Choir practice for Birkat Kohanim
I haven't checked the SA (or its nos'e kelim) but the THD seems to be talking only about switching tunes in the middle, and only because then the kohen who does so will confuse himself. I see no reason to think that he would (necessarily) hold that a kohen who uses the same tune all the way through, but a different tune from the other kohanim's, will likewise likely be confused, to the extent that he'd say it shouldn't be done.
Apr
13
comment Reusing the shank bone, second night
I don't understand why you can't roast it on yom tov for use on the seder plate on that night, and that's sufficient use to allow the roasting. Don't we say mitoch shehut'ra bishul l'tzorech ochel nefesh hut'ra nami shelo l'tzorech ochel nefesh uvilvad sheyihye l'tzorech yom tov?