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answered What is the earliest time to daven maariv during the week?
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answered Why isn't eating milk with chicken kosher?
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answered What has the Holocaust taught us as a people?
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comment using two plastic cups for Kiddush
@msh210, no; it was specifically to give it more significance.
Aug
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comment Can G-d ever take on a physical form?
@Jim Thio, check your text carefully. Start at Genesis 18:16: the "men" (turn out to be angels) got up and glanced at Sodom, and Abraham was walking with them to send them; then G-d (Tetragrammaton) said [18:20-21] "will I cover-up my actions from Abraham? ..." Then the "men" walk away [18:22], and Abraham talks with G-d (Tetragrammaton), arguing over whether to destroy Sodom. (Until 18:33). The angels have already gone and are on their way to Sodom while this conversation takes place; Abraham is debating with G-d. By the way, they're called "men", not "angels", in Abraham's presence.
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answered Should the Chazzan say the pesukim of Kedusho loud?
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comment What does Psalm 82 mean?
See judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/8859/…
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revised What bracha do you make on Martini
Added Chochmas Adam
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answered What conditions must be met in order for voluntarily forgone income to count as tzedakah?
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comment Can an immersion heater be used to kasher a sink? Does anyone have experience with this?
any guess what type of heaters they use, and how long they take? (A minute? An hour?)
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accepted Can an immersion heater be used to kasher a sink? Does anyone have experience with this?
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comment Can an immersion heater be used to kasher a sink? Does anyone have experience with this?
@Avrohom Yitzchok, per Rabbi Herschel Welcher's guidance: please don't use a blow-torch unless you're specially trained and really know what you're doing; especially in home kitchens, which can't handle the punishment that industrial kitchens do.
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asked Can an immersion heater be used to kasher a sink? Does anyone have experience with this?
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comment Is a mechitza required for dancing at Jewish weddings? Why?
Yes, and other commentaries on the Shulchan Aruch say it's normal to have mixed seating. So perhaps I should rephrase: if you follow the opinions that mixed seating is okay, is there an absolute requirement for a dancing mechitza?
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answered How does salt “add heat” (mishna in Shabbos 4(1))
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comment Whose semicha (ordination) was the last one signed/granted by Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveichik? By Rabbi Moshe Feinstein?
@WAF, Jggreenblatt had written: "The source for this is the grand nephew of the Rav, who is sitting right next to me. And I go to a shul called KJ in Manhattan associated with Ramaz." How would you read that?
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revised Whose semicha (ordination) was the last one signed/granted by Rabbi Joseph Dov Soloveichik? By Rabbi Moshe Feinstein?
Reworded source phrase from earlier revision
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comment Is a mechitza required for dancing at Jewish weddings? Why?
Of course, the more concerned you are that some guests might try mixed dancing, the more need for a mechitza. But thank you, that's quite interesting.