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answered Torah versus Chukei Ritzonecha
Dec
2
comment Donut and its deeper significance
It is a nice chance to remind people that we eat "sufganiyot", little spongy things; the Mishna talks about a baked good called "sufgenin", "spongy things."
Dec
2
comment Donut and its deeper significance
Does anyone, anywhere indicate that there is a deeper connection? I don't think the donuts thing is that old a custom!
Dec
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answered Why doesn't Al Hanisim Mention the Miracle of the Oil?
Dec
1
revised What is the greatest number of pages (daf) you can go in the Babylonian Talmud without encountering Abayei or Rava?
Added word metric
Dec
1
answered Calculating shabbat candle lighting time
Dec
1
comment Do we know of any opposition when the Hasmoneans decided to take the throne after the Chanukah story?
Devil's advocate -- there was absolutely no way they could get Yannai to let go of the crown. All they could realistically hope for was that he'd let go of the priesthood.
Dec
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comment Which Amora is mentioned most often in the Gemara?
Could be R' Yochanan ben Zakai or R' Yishmael brabi Yochanan ... would have to check the numbers. My definition of "unmistakable" was fuzzy, I know.
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answered Which Amora is mentioned most often in the Gemara?
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asked Do we know of any opposition when the Hasmoneans decided to take the throne after the Chanukah story?
Dec
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asked Is there any problem with thanking a non-Jew by saying “God bless you?”
Dec
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asked Are there standard sizes for tefilin batim (leather cases/housings) today?
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revised What size hex nut will properly fit a standard chanukah candle?
Filled in; couldn't make the picture work properly.
Dec
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asked What size hex nut will properly fit a standard chanukah candle?
Nov
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answered What is the longest stretch of Babylonian Talmud with neither Ravina nor Rav Ashi?
Nov
30
asked What is the longest stretch of Babylonian Talmud with neither Ravina nor Rav Ashi?
Nov
30
comment Which Amora is mentioned most often in the Gemara?
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Nov
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answered What is the greatest number of pages (daf) you can go in the Babylonian Talmud without encountering Abayei or Rava?
Nov
30
asked What is the greatest number of pages (daf) you can go in the Babylonian Talmud without encountering Abayei or Rava?
Nov
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accepted What is the original halachic source for a woman covering her collarbones out of modesty (tznius)?