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bio website IsaacEMoses.info
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visits member for 4 years, 11 months
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I founded mi.yodeya.
I'm also a public transit technologist.
Major Jewish communal credentials: Mashgiach Emeritus, MIT Hillel Kosher Kitchens; Gabbai Emeritus, MIT Orthodox Minyan.

Contact me off-line at lo_yodeya@ (my personal domain, listed under "Website" in this profile).


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comment Is there a shatnez concern with cheap unlabeled thread in sewing kits?
@Shokhet, I guess so
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comment Where did the Vilna Gaon praise remaining silent?
Please edit in as much information as you can about where you heard this, and why you are interested in finding its source.
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revised Is there a shatnez concern with cheap unlabeled thread in sewing kits?
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revised Meaning of the phrase “Tzur Chevli B'eit Tzarah” near the end of Adon Olam
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revised If a Cohen slept with non-Jews, may he marry a Jewish woman who has done the same?
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comment Dictionary of symbology in Kodshim and Taharot
R' Slifkin would disagree with "It's not an encyclopedia in that it isn't in alphabetical order," since he's writing his in conceptual order.
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answered How did Rashi know that Ya’akov initially intended to go straight to Haran?
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comment What is the source of my father's Hebrew name? It is כלאוונא
@MarkCantor it looks like the spelling on the headstone is with a 'ח', not a 'כ'.
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comment What is the source of my father's Hebrew name? It is כלאוונא
Please edit your sources, including as much bibliographical information as you can, into your question.
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revised Does any aspect of the sotah procedure still hold effect today?
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comment What is the source of my father's Hebrew name? It is כלאוונא
Mark Cantor, welcome to Mi Yodeya! Where did you see this name in the Talmud? Please edit the source into your question; that would make it a great deal easier for people to investigate it.
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revised Being more stringent than your Rebbe
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revised Does sprout bread require washing of hands?
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comment May I rely on the shaliach tzibur to fullfill my mitzvah of tefilah, even if I know how to pray?
@DoubleAA I suppose you're right about that. ("Any valid answer ...") That's not true of all subsets, though.
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comment May I rely on the shaliach tzibur to fullfill my mitzvah of tefilah, even if I know how to pray?
@DoubleAA, this question is distinguished from the former by the addition of "even if I know how to pray," which is an important distinction.
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comment Does demolition of terrorists' homes have any basis in Judaism?
Let us continue this discussion in chat.