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Mar
22
comment Why do people start going mad a week before Purim?
Writing on Shabbos?
Mar
22
comment Kiddush Levana the night of Purim
@Lee: Bdieved? or L'Chatchila?
Mar
22
comment Kiddush Levana the night of Purim
Just to note: Tonight Tuesday March 22 is the last night to say Kiddush Levana for this year 5776 - 2016.
Mar
17
comment Are Jews allowed to use the expression “fingers crossed”?
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/36334/…
Mar
14
comment Is it permissible to travel to a 'dangerous' place, if so, what is the shiur?
yeshiva.org.il/midrash/25127
Mar
14
comment What is the source that forbids indecent dress by women?
yeshiva.org.il/midrash/1830
Mar
14
comment Can an Alien convert to Judaism?
@Yehoshua: I do not have time at the moment to look it up in his Sefer. However that is what he bases it on.
Mar
14
comment אגרת הרמב״ן versus חרם דרבנו גרשם
Perhaps the son of the Ramban released the letter his father sent him, to the public. Perhaps there is no Cherem after the receiver's death.
Mar
14
comment Can an Alien convert to Judaism?
@Yehoshua. Rabbi Miller writes that השמים שמים לה
Mar
11
comment What is more important, charity or “tircho detziburo”?
When the Rav is there is it allowed? If yes then it should be allowed now too. If no then he should be removed, especially if he was told no.
Mar
11
comment What is this parsha about Haman and why should I read it daily?
Based on today's market price of approximately $15.50 per ounce of silver Haman gave the King 230 million dollars of silver.
Mar
11
comment Why is the Rosh Chodesh leining split up the way it is?
hebrewbooks.org/…
Mar
11
comment Why is the Rosh Chodesh leining split up the way it is?
hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=1095&pgnum=166
Feb
19
comment Techum of New York
yutorah.org/lectures/lecture.cfm/768879/rabbi-hershel-schachter/…
Feb
18
comment Adding stones or bricks to the Bais Hamikdash
@mevaqesh: I find your contention that it was stated by R. M. M. Schneerson interesting. As I have been unable to find any such saying in Likutei Sichos or any other works by him.
Feb
18
comment Adding stones or bricks to the Bais Hamikdash
@ShamanSTK: I am both looking for a reliable source that has said such, and also what is the earliest source to have said such.
Feb
18
comment Beis Din - peshara and Za.B.L.A
torah.org/advanced/business-halacha/5757/vol1no30.html
Feb
16
comment Who is a Shoteh?
@ShmuelBrin: I personally know the man and lady involved and have seen the letter Rav Moshe wrote .
Feb
14
comment Were there pleats in the corners of the coverings of the Mishkan?
וְסֶרַח הָעֹדֵף בִּירִיעֹת הָאֹהֶל חֲצִי הַיְרִיעָה הָעֹדֶפֶת תִּסְרַח עַל אֲחֹרֵי הַמִּשְׁכָּן: "And the overhanging excess in the curtains of the tent half of the extra curtain shall hang over the rear of the Mishkan. chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/9887#v=12
Feb
12
comment Honey on Hallah for Newlyweds?
I have never heard of this custom, and can not even find a current reference for such.