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answered Difference in law between male and female adultery
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comment Four Zakef-groups in one half-verse
@Daniel there's an xkcd about that! xkcd.com/1513
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answered What customs does a divorced/widowed woman follow? (Ashkenazi/Sfardi — hers or her ex-husband's?)
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comment Four Zakef-groups in one half-verse
I feel like there should be an xkcd about this.
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comment Four Zakef-groups in one half-verse
Pro tip: mechon-mamre already splits the text by verse. You then split it by etnachtas, and count zaqefs in each segment.
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answered Four Zakef-groups in one half-verse
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answered Why was a wedding in Jerusalem conducted differently to in the UK?
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comment Candle for Havdalah during Kiddush of Chag Saturday night
Some do take two candles, put them together, then separate them and put them back in their holders. Rav Moshe Feinstein allowed this if it was your family custom. Other options: wrap two birthday candles together with foil, and put them in a holder. Make the bracha, light them, and leave them till they burn out. OR, dig up a chanukah floating wick and poke another hole through the cork for a second wick, then put that in a small oil bowl.
May
22
comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
@wfb and you'd apply that to a a service provider as well? (My job is to bake cakes with whatever writing my customer wants on them.) Nu.
May
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comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
@Wfb there was a longstanding practice whereby the Jews would not sell cakes to two men, but the non-Jews would?
May
21
comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
@wfb it's actually been suggested that Rambam's reading in that Gemara had to do with knotting shoes on shabbos, not switching shoelace colors.
May
21
answered Why was it forbidden to take knowledge of rah?
May
21
comment Eating bread/pastries from a non-Jewish baker
@bondonk en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Release_agent
May
21
comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
So ... the state is demanding that the Jews violate halacha or a time-honored Jewish practice ... which was .... ????
May
20
comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
@gt6989b after the strict opinions, the Remah says if there are other stores in town you can rely on that heter alone if necessary. We try to find other heterim when possible.
May
20
comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
@loewian added in a handful
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20
revised Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
Sourced
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20
answered Eating bread/pastries from a non-Jewish baker
May
19
revised How does one rectify money fraud done earlier in his life?
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