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May
10
comment Explain halachic purposes of parts of Jewish marriage
Question in my opinion needs to be broken up.
May
8
comment T-Fal Thermo Spot Heat Indicator Cookware on Yom Tov & Shabbos
@nagah: The best way to do that is to put in a short English summary together with the notes.
May
6
comment Why are Masekhtot referred to by content while Humashim by their first word(s)?
Perhaps with only 5 Chumashim, with each one covering varied ground it is easier to refer to them by one of the first words. With the Mesechtas where they usually cover a specific topic, the first word would be confusing in most instances.
May
5
comment Are there interlinear translations of the siddur other than by Artscroll?
Answer has been updated and now features an interlinear Siddur.
May
5
comment Do Strawberries acquired from a supermarket require washing to be kosher?
@DanF: The last paragraph is my own add on. The OU clearly indicates that all strawberries should be soaked in a soapy solution, then each individual berry should be rubbed and rinsed under running water.
May
4
comment T-Fal Thermo Spot Heat Indicator Cookware on Yom Tov & Shabbos
@Danno: Sounds like an answer perhaps
Apr
29
comment Do any communities permit music during Sefira?
olamot.net/shiur/…
Apr
28
comment Brushing teeth in Shabbes
torah.org/advanced/weekly-halacha/5760/mishpatim.html
Apr
28
comment Brushing teeth in Shabbes
bknw.org/uploads/5/9/9/5/5995719/brushing_teeth_on_shabbos.pdf
Apr
24
comment Does the name Rami (רמי‎) have a meaning based in Judaism? If so, what is it?
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/31013/…
Apr
24
comment Are there any sources that prohibit childhood vaccinations?
ou.org/jewish_action/12/2008/halachic_aspects_of_vaccination
Apr
24
comment Are there any sources that prohibit childhood vaccinations?
Regarding Nishmas Avraham 4,243:1 please put in the link, as I am unable to find it in the Nismas Avraham. I went through the directory in the back and there is no mention of vaccines.
Apr
24
comment Are there any sources that prohibit childhood vaccinations?
Here is the link to Igros Moshe Orach Chaim 3:90 where there is no such thing being said by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein Zatzal. I leave it to the community to decide if this is accurate.
Apr
24
comment Does the chametz sales contract need to be enforceable under secular law?
@loewian: You can speak for yourself. I for one, and those I associate with, would not call the police if the non Jew showed up and wanted his Chametz. I would gladly let him take what is his and he would be required to pay me its full value.
Apr
23
comment Why is there a special Haftarah for “Machar Chodesh”?
etzion.org.il/he/…
Apr
22
comment Is it allright to use/wave the Argentinian flag?
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/45264/…
Apr
21
comment Saying “emes toraseinu ha'kedosha vehatehora”
hebrewbooks.org/…
Apr
20
comment Simchas Torah dancing prior to finishing the Torah
@DoubleAA: It sounds like you have a logical answer.
Apr
20
comment Simchas Torah dancing prior to finishing the Torah
@DoubleAA: Perhaps there is another reason that we do Hakafos on Simchas Torah. I for one never heard another reason.
Apr
20
comment Simchas Torah dancing prior to finishing the Torah
@DanF: I have never seen that done. It would be interesting to know if that is their reason, or if it is done for other reasons, such as better timing for wife and kids to come, etc.