8,076 reputation
11535
bio website
location Jerusalem
age
visits member for 3 years
seen 3 hours ago

Aug
28
revised In Rambam's negative theology, why are G-d's attributes of action considered something that we can know about G-d?
added 254 characters in body
Aug
28
comment In Rambam's negative theology, why are G-d's attributes of action considered something that we can know about G-d?
cars, rocks are created things like us so we can relate to them and grasp them to some extent due to their being similar to us somewhat. but we cannot say this for God
Aug
27
answered In Rambam's negative theology, why are G-d's attributes of action considered something that we can know about G-d?
Aug
27
comment Is reading normal practical books about Judaism considered “Torah Studying”?
how about just asking what constitutes torah study
Aug
27
revised How did the Jewish people understand and make sense of the destruction of the Second Temple?
deleted 1826 characters in body
Aug
27
answered How did the Jewish people understand and make sense of the destruction of the Second Temple?
Aug
27
comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
ah sorry for not being clear enough. thanks for your answer
Aug
27
comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
like i said addiction to pornography is so bad for one religiously that i suspect they would be highly lenient. cant really learn from there to other places like quitting smoking for example
Aug
27
answered Do the actions of animals have moral value?
Aug
27
comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
because people addicted to pornography are in a kind of spiritual pikuach nefesh. i'm looking for less extreme cases.
Aug
27
comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
@Daniel those haskomos are not specifically on the nedarim. more like generally on what they are doing. also here are their 12 steps guardyoureyes.com/the-12-steps dont see nedarim openly. its an obscure part of their site
Aug
27
comment Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
@Shalom does that mean that if it worked R.Schachter would say it is good what he did?
Aug
26
revised Definition of the term “Talmud” in the phrase “Talmud Torah”
deleted 1 character in body
Aug
26
comment Definition of the term “Talmud” in the phrase “Talmud Torah”
shouldnt it be called limud torah?
Aug
26
comment man and woman in the 'eyes' of G-d
if anything women are more easily hurt than men
Aug
26
asked Are there poskim who sanction using nedarim today
Aug
26
revised Intentions of chesed
deleted 877 characters in body
Aug
26
answered Does Judaism encourage secular learning?
Aug
26
comment Does Judaism encourage secular learning?
this was ~1000 years ago. the trials of the generation have changed
Aug
25
comment Does Judaism encourage secular learning?
are you asking regarding earning a livelihood or just for curiosity or some other reason?