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Jan
28
comment Is causing oneself to have an erection forbidden or just not recommended?
@jj2 its amud aleph. there it says "one who touches himself (even for medical purposes) brings destruction to the world
Jan
27
comment What does the Rambam say about ghosts?
what is a ghost?
Jan
27
comment Is causing oneself to have an erection forbidden or just not recommended?
@msh210 agreed. tried to make the best of the two
Jan
27
comment Is causing oneself to have an erection forbidden or just not recommended?
there are other gemoras which sound even worse than the rambam such as come-and-hear.com/niddah/niddah_13.html
Jan
27
comment What does the Rambam say about ghosts?
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/55210/…
Jan
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Jan
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answered Is causing oneself to have an erection forbidden or just not recommended?
Jan
25
comment “Am I Jewish​​​?”
@DannySchoemann no i am saying if a jew lacks these then he should check out his yichus
Jan
25
comment “Am I Jewish​​​?”
@mbloch it's not a halacha just indication. there's also a story in the gemara about a kohen who used non-clean language and due to that they checked out his yichus.
Jan
25
answered “Am I Jewish​​​?”
Jan
21
comment Do the Kabbalistic views on Taamei Hamitzvoth contradict Rambam's and Hirsch's?
some of what the rambam says is based on his own logic not on tradition as brought in the shomer emunim hakadmon
Jan
20
comment Growing a beard
i read in a book on him that he said one gets forgiven for half of his sins if he grows his beard
Jan
19
comment When will the Messiah come?
maximum of 6000th year of jewish calendar
Jan
18
comment Is sky-diving forbidden because of the risk to one's life?
how dangerous is sky diving? if it's a needless danger than you lose some of your merits
Jan
18
comment Do angels speak to the Jewish people today?
rambam is a minority opinion on this.
Jan
18
answered Do angels speak to the Jewish people today?
Jan
17
comment What are the basics books of rationalist jewish philosophy?
how about chovos halevavos?
Jan
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