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comment Can a woman clean her father, when he is naked, if he cannot?
@DoubleAA basic common sense that maybe cant
16h
comment Is there any torah study community that allows Non - Jews?
perhaps this command applied only to Moses
16h
comment Yeshivas of Modern Times
today there is an enormous bilbul hadaat (confusion of the mind). the study of talmud, especially in depth is the ideal remedy for this. believe it or not the gedolim know what they are doing
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comment Halachos that one should learn
"What to learn first? I would learn first, the first chapter of the laws of study of torah (Hilchos Talmud Torah) in Maimonides. then, a few chapters in hilchos deos." - rabbi simcha wasserman from the audio tape: Maimonide's Book of Knowledge from ohr somayach
1d
comment How was the Volozhin Yeshiva special?
@ShmuelBrin and how many students before volozhin? probably only the rabbis son or the like pursued full time learning beyond working age. and even then it was not in a yeshiva like environment
Jul
31
comment Yeshivas of Modern Times
in depth talmud study was a counter to the haskala
Jul
29
comment Can non-biological matter cause your sink, dishes, or food to become non-kosher?
@DoubleAA what happened to avodah zara (ashera), hekdesh, nidrei isur, cheremim?
Jul
29
comment Can non-biological matter cause your sink, dishes, or food to become non-kosher?
you left something out? how about venishmartem?
Jul
29
comment Rav Yaakov Emden and the Survival of the Jewish people
judaism.stackexchange.com/a/29742/1857 see bottom
Jul
22
comment Books on the Existence of G-d?
link dead......
Jul
21
comment Exercises in *yiras shamaim* (awe of the Lord)
see also this by Rabbi Yaakov Ades dafyomireview.com/438 especially gate 4
Jul
20
comment Why did Hashem create the world in such a way that a leap year is needed?
yagdil torah...
Jul
16
comment Can pikuach nefesh justify Masturbation?
the body has its own built in mechanism to do this.
Jul
15
comment Purpose of Gilgulei Sheleg (rolling in snow)
@DanF briskodesh.org/pages/tikkunim/tikkunim-ari.htm it's rare but still exists especially among the sefardim in israel
Jul
13
comment Is one allowed to be Machmir against a psak?
part of your question has to do with hilchot lashon hara. it may be assur even if it's not the best thing to marry such a person
Jul
13
comment Is one allowed to be Machmir against a psak?
it's permitted but in this case could still be considered a pegam
Jul
10
comment Why is the Jewish Population so small?
"And you shall remain few in number among the nations to which G0d shall lead you" (Deut. 4:27). assimilation also could be a factor
Jul
9
comment Why Pinchas = Eliyahu?
which rishonim?
Jul
9
comment The Origins of the Zohar - Why is it accepted as being true?
@user6591 what's the alternative, santa claus? the zohar quotes R.Shimon many times. would he endorse it if it was made up lies in the name of R.Shimon
Jul
8
comment What's a good resource to strengthen your emunah?
you answered it yourself - talmud torah. a little light dispels alot of darkness.