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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.
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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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comment Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
@loewian added in a handful
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revised Providing services to a forbidden ceremony
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answered Eating bread/pastries from a non-Jewish baker
May
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revised How does one rectify money fraud done earlier in his life?
clarify
May
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answered How does one rectify money fraud done earlier in his life?
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comment Why do people write G-d instead of God in writing and on digitial media?
A.) Force of habit from what we're used to writing on-paper, or reading in-print. B.) If anyone were to print the page onto paper, it would cause less problems. But agreed, if it stays digital, it would be allowed.
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comment Is it halachically permissible for a Jew to own a casino?
@Cham lovely bunch of questions; you're welcome to ask each one independently.
May
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revised Is it halachically permissible for a Jew to own a casino?
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comment Is it halachically permissible for a Jew to own a casino?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1350/21
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answered Is it halachically permissible for a Jew to own a casino?