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Aug
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comment Shabbos and Yom Tov menus
Yeah I've heard specifically of this as an issue (shiur from Rabbi Binyomin Marwick, mentioned in passing); not sure how it's resolved. I know Ner Israel yeshiva covers over its bulletin boards on Shabbos, I presume because of shtarei hedyotos, but that doesn't seem to be common practice.
Aug
31
comment What is it about pigs that's so despised vs. other non-kosher animals?
And the more it's abhorred, the more we associate it with abhorred people, forming a loop.
Aug
31
answered Shiv'a Ushmonim - mi yodeya?
Aug
31
comment What is it about pigs that's so despised vs. other non-kosher animals?
Yeah I remember it from Little Medrish Says, but that doesn't say much ...
Aug
31
comment Shoresh starting with “Vav”?
I wonder if R' JD Bleich would hold you spell "Varda" ending with an aleph [for transliterating non-Hebrew] and not a heh [for Hebrew] because it's not Biblical; that's his opinion about "Ilana."
Aug
31
comment Shoresh starting with “Vav”?
Is it used Biblically as a verb? (E.g. tav, which in Paleo looked like an X, means "mark", both as a noun and verb, Ezekiel 9:4.)
Aug
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answered What is it about pigs that's so despised vs. other non-kosher animals?
Aug
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asked What is it about pigs that's so despised vs. other non-kosher animals?
Aug
31
accepted Does the vav hahipuch also mean “and”? Do all those extra “ands” belong in the Bible?
Aug
31
comment Shoresh starting with “Vav”?
Meaning "hook", I assume? (The vav in Paleo-Hebrew [ksav ivri] does look like a hook.)
Aug
30
comment Arba'a Ushmonim - mi yodeya?
What fast is this?
Aug
30
answered Shoresh starting with “Vav”?
Aug
30
asked Does the vav hahipuch also mean “and”? Do all those extra “ands” belong in the Bible?
Aug
30
comment Can too many decorations render a sukkah invalid?
So if I put a blanket directly underneath my schach (assume the rain could get through it) -- or a bugnet -- is that still kosher?
Aug
30
asked What's the role of the state in halacha's recognition of marriage for Bnai Noach (non-Jews)?
Aug
30
comment Can too many decorations render a sukkah invalid?
What if it's like a fancy hanging beaded chain that is hung vertically from the schach? (Okay probably less than a foot long, but what if ...)? Does the same apply if I'm hanging lights from my schach?
Aug
30
accepted Which communities accept sheitels (wigs) as adequate hair coverings for married women?
Aug
30
asked Can too many decorations render a sukkah invalid?
Aug
30
accepted Why aren't any of the main American brands of chewing gum kosher?
Aug
30
revised Why aren't any of the main American brands of chewing gum kosher?
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