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Aug
17
accepted What are Israel's oldest known cultivated plants?
Aug
17
accepted Must a flambé be ignited by a Jew to remain kosher?
Aug
17
comment Pronunciation of משנה הלכות
Not related to "kol haShoneh halachos b'chol yom"? Is Mishna a noun or verb [gerund]?
Aug
17
accepted How is “Jerusalem” pronounced when reading a Ketubah?
Aug
17
asked Pronunciation of משנה הלכות
Aug
17
answered Oleh Regel Today
Aug
16
comment Washing and Bentching
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Aug
16
comment Washing and Bentching
Though actually, women are advised to eat something shortly afterwards. Though that's wash-bensch-eat ....
Aug
13
revised Kashrut in the Talmud
Added Rambam
Aug
12
answered Kiddush cup handoff
Aug
12
accepted Is there a difference between “p” and “f” when transliterating from English to Hebrew?
Aug
11
accepted How does shechita (kosher slaughter) actually work?
Aug
11
comment How does shechita (kosher slaughter) actually work?
So in order to get to the trachea and esophagus, he'd always have to go through the carotid and jugular?
Aug
11
answered Elul's acronyms
Aug
11
comment Elul's acronyms
Curmudegeony nitpick: I'd say "What are some backronyms for Elul", or "What phrases form the acronym Elul"? Technically, the acronym for Elul is just Aleph.
Aug
11
asked How does shechita (kosher slaughter) actually work?
Aug
11
asked Is there a difference between “p” and “f” when transliterating from English to Hebrew?
Aug
11
comment Chamisha Veshiv'im - mi yodeya?
Sadly, we don't see much interaction between them after the Akeida Some say that becoming an Olah Temimah had a cost.
Aug
10
revised Kashrut in the Talmud
Added Horeb
Aug
10
comment Kashrut in the Talmud
Great point! Back when Gatorade didn't have a hechsher, someone asked a rabbi about it; rather than just say "it's prohibited"; he said "it's not recommended, but Powerade is okay; the Talmud says everything prohibited has a permitted analogue." Turns it into a profound teaching experience!