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comment Is beauty described in the Torah objective?
i think he had a tremendous radiance about him - he would literally shine as it says in berachos
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answered Is beauty described in the Torah objective?
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comment Is beauty described in the Torah objective?
why cant a fat person have a beautiful face?
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comment Cheshbon HaNefesh Software
here's a good all purpose-note organizer. tranglos.com/free/keynote.html which does the job. can save files with password protection
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comment Did circumcision exist before Abraham?
in retrospect yes, but perhaps then no.
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answered Does sorcery/black magic exist today?
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comment No Hope for Salvation
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/17412/…
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comment Do Sephardim have their own style of learning that differs from the styles of other sects of Judaism?
useless?? ouch.
Aug
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revised How to arrive at total Devekut HaMachshava
added 134 characters in body
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comment Do Sephardim have their own style of learning that differs from the styles of other sects of Judaism?
perhaps Rav Ovadiah is referring to someone who has already learned how to learn. i.e. that he would hold the beginning of one's learning should be in talmud b'iyun
Aug
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awarded  Yearling
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answered What does Mot Umat mean?
Aug
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comment Why did God create us in such a way that we enjoy things most if we work hard to attain them?
Rabbi Becher simpletoremember.com/authors/a/rabbi-mordechai-becher in his shiurim speaks of a deeper meaning of nehema dekisufa - that one learns to be similar to God by being a giver. only then can he appreciate the reward of Olam Haba which is essentially clinging to God
Aug
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comment Is is wrong to be racist?
@DoubleAA chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/756620/jewish/…
Aug
22
comment can zera still make clothes and objects tamei?
see bartenura on kelim 1:1
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comment Is is wrong to be racist?
noah put a curse on cham and his descendants, likewise the moabim can't convert to judaism due to bad midot
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comment What constitutes an “Enemy of God”?
judaism.stackexchange.com/a/10207/1857
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comment Do spirits/souls have genders?
where in the zohar?
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answered Do spirits/souls have genders?
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comment What should a Jew do if encountered by ISIS?
@Mike in a sense everything is a messenger of G-d so perhaps one can have that as intent