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Nov
4
asked What was the earliest use of the Rambam's language in Shmita V'Yovel in support of kollel study?
Nov
3
comment How do those rabbis opposed to the RCA (“Rabbi Willig's”) prenup feel about the Nachlas Shiva document?
From context, I'm pretty sure the language here was a euphemism for a Get.
Nov
3
asked How do those rabbis opposed to the RCA (“Rabbi Willig's”) prenup feel about the Nachlas Shiva document?
Nov
3
comment Lighting candles Motzei Shabbos
I once stopped by the Breitowitzes on a motzei shabbos and they had candles lit, "for shalom bayis", also. (I think it was two.) It does impart a more serene feeling on what can be a hectic catchup-on-work-and-dishes-and-phone-calls-and-kids-sleepovers time.
Nov
3
answered Ḥaser form of writing “Jerusalem” in the Bible
Nov
2
answered “I never saw a tzaddik be abandoned…” - how do we understand this?
Nov
1
comment Primacy of Rash"i
Yahu, you got it. Thanks!
Oct
28
asked Are you allowed to make ice cream on shabbos?
Oct
27
answered “Veadar” as the name of the extra month in leap years?
Oct
26
revised What is mazonot?
Added LBD/OU
Oct
26
answered What is mazonot?
Oct
25
comment Achad Asar Umeya - mi yodeya?
Or, "111 is the gematria of the way 'kava' is pronounced."
Oct
25
answered Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
Oct
25
revised Paying a Shadchan
Added Star-K info.
Oct
24
answered Paying a Shadchan
Oct
22
comment Would halacha permit bombing Auschwitz?
Isaac: done! Good idea.
Oct
22
revised Would halacha permit bombing Auschwitz?
Incorporated starting points
Oct
22
comment Would halacha permit bombing Auschwitz?
For a start on the halachic discussion, see Rabbi J David Bleich's article: torahmusings.com/2010/06/new-periodical-tradition-431.html and surrounding discussion regarding shooting a hijacked airplane. Rabbi Bleich concludes that it's prohibited; a.) not sure everyone agrees b.) not sure if he's taking into account the halachic distinction for war c.) not sure if that case is completely analogous to ours [can't put my finger on it yet].
Oct
22
comment Would halacha permit bombing Auschwitz?
Gershon, this article discusses an international-law perspective, not one of halacha.
Oct
22
comment Would halacha permit bombing Auschwitz?
Gershon, please give us the link and a brief summary, not copy-pasting the whole article.