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Sep
16
comment Acronym for ה׳תש״ע
Greetings @MenachemRoetter! If it would help you, consider joining the petition for a Hebrew Language learners site — although please always feel free to bring your questions here, too!
Sep
13
revised Ezra claimed that Samaritans are not Jews. Is genetic data in conflict with this?
more palatable, and attempted to soften insults without removing the authentic aggression
Sep
13
comment Ezra claimed that Samaritans are not Jews. Is genetic data in conflict with this?
I have heard someone say that Hebrews are their tribe, and Jews are their people. This is in-line with the comments here. I have edited to attempt to make more descent
Sep
13
suggested suggested edit on Ezra claimed that Samaritans are not Jews. Is genetic data in conflict with this?
Sep
12
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Sep
3
awarded  Organizer
Sep
3
revised Any Halachic Problems with App Publishing?
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Sep
3
suggested suggested edit on Any Halachic Problems with App Publishing?
Sep
3
comment What is the Hebrew term for the drawing of the hands inward during lighting of Shabbos candles?
@sam maybe it is from kabbalah, once for each veil of light before Keter.
Aug
27
comment What determines the sorts of cases in which one can deliberately not know the facts?
On a small note, would it be appropriate to tag this 'shiurim'? Or not, because these questions precede the measure itself?
Jul
28
awarded  Student
Jul
28
asked Is there a legal minimum on the amount of soil needed to make a suitable grave?
Jul
16
comment What can be done with my annoying smoke detector on Shabbos?
I heard it from someone that I understand as having deep halachic knowledge. If I could cite a written source I would ask this as a question. I would ask what activities that yield sweat are not work. I can think of 2 general cases.
Jul
15
awarded  Civic Duty
Jul
11
comment Stars are living creatures?
Does saying something has intellect necessitate it is 'living'?
Jun
28
comment What can be done with my annoying smoke detector on Shabbos?
sweating is a measure that the action being done is work. Exceptions would be cases like walking to synagogue in a hot climate area, or enjoying marital relations.
Jun
21
comment What can be done with my annoying smoke detector on Shabbos?
That sounds like a fair but of work, and may cause one to sweat, no?
Apr
25
comment Using water filter/purification system on Shabbos
Here is a link that describes the same: 'filters' that work by surface contact with water, not as a screen. When they say 'surface contact' you can understand that, at a very fine level, the surface is very rough and water flows into all these craggy fissures and contaminants get stuck in the 'sharp corners', then the cleaned water flows back out.
Apr
25
comment Using water filter/purification system on Shabbos
White balls of the sort your mention are generally for the removal of chlorine and some other chemicals. They are not a screen that water passes through, though in both cases something that was previously in the water is left behind. A third kind of filter uses carbon in a similar way to the white balls, but leaving more. Some filters involve a UV light, which I think is more complex even when always-on: in this case the light destroys microorganism by cutting them into smaller bits. The cut bits may remain ('benignly') in the water that you drink.
Apr
19
revised Is idolatrous belief forbidden for Jews, or is it just practice?
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