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Aug
11
revised why does Ruth 1:8 use עמדי instead of עמי?
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Aug
11
answered why does Ruth 1:8 use עמדי instead of עמי?
Aug
10
comment What does it mean to pray for the speedy reconstruction (תובב״א) of a city other than Jerusalem?
mechon mamre's text of Rambam Kilayim & Issurei Mizbeach don't contain the words "Tzfat" or "Chevron." Was this something written in an older, handwritten edition perhaps?
Aug
10
comment What does it mean to pray for the speedy reconstruction (תובב״א) of a city other than Jerusalem?
Fascinating, thank you. But what specific rebuilding of Safed and Tiberias are we awaiting?
Aug
10
asked What does it mean to pray for the speedy reconstruction (תובב״א) of a city other than Jerusalem?
Aug
10
revised Is the material permitted to learn on Tisha B'av available online?
Follow Mishna Brurah's psak to skip chapters
Aug
10
comment fish before meat - why?
@Isaac, "echol mashmanim ..." is a Biblical paraphrase from Nechemiah 8:10 (mechon-mamre.org/i/t/t35b08.htm), as an expression of rejoicing.
Aug
10
comment seeking text of a notice published by the Malbim
I wonder if it's in Iaacov Geller's "haMalbim uma'avako im hareformim bebucharest"
Aug
8
answered Do gentiles have neshamot?
Aug
8
comment Is the material permitted to learn on Tisha B'av available online?
@Alex you could be right; I just recall hearing about the debate whether you can read straight through starting at 39.
Aug
8
answered Is the material permitted to learn on Tisha B'av available online?
Aug
8
comment What should be done with mezuzot when selling the house?
@msh210: I don't have access to my references right now. Hopefully coming soon.
Aug
8
answered What should be done with mezuzot when selling the house?
Aug
5
answered What potential issues may arise with serving jury duty on Tisha b'Av?
Aug
5
comment Is there a Kabbalistic source for not walking with one's hands behind one's back?
I'd say it's more Hassidic than Kabbalistic per se, as far as I know.
Aug
5
answered Is there a Kabbalistic source for not walking with one's hands behind one's back?
Aug
5
answered Do Tefilin need to be painted with “special” ink?
Aug
5
answered Is it required to stand during Kaddish?
Aug
4
asked Pre-1948, what flags were found in American synagogues?
Aug
3
answered Which rabbis forbade cars 100 years ago?