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comment Yeshivas of Modern Times
in depth talmud study was a counter to the haskala
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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?
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comment Can non-biological matter cause your sink, dishes, or food to become non-kosher?
you left something out? how about venishmartem?
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comment Rav Yaakov Emden and the Survival of the Jewish people
why all the down votes?
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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
22
comment Is encouraging someone to read about the occult a sin?
try to undo the bad influence you did on him. maybe explain to him the dangers in dabbling with the occult. it comes from the forces of evil not from "energy". have heard some bad stories from reliable sources.
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.
Jul
5
comment Avoiding solitary walks because of demons?
werent the demons banished some time ago?
Jul
3
comment Does one have a requirement to make a living?
the OP is not asking about charity at least the way it is phrased. there are many examples of torah scholars being supported such as the yissachar zevulun partnership.
Jul
3
comment Does one have a requirement to make a living?
@Maimonist maybe you should write a new mishna berura