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awarded  Yearling
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revised Does a teacher have to ask forgiveness for embarrassing a student after scolding him?
Spelling
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answered Does a teacher have to ask forgiveness for embarrassing a student after scolding him?
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answered What was the main job duty of Sar Hatabahim?
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awarded  Nice Answer
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comment Women using tampons before marriage
Rabbi Ribner and Dr. Rosenfeld recommend using tampons pre-marriage in A Newlywed's Guide to Physical Intimacy‌​. The authors are affiliated with Yeshiva University.
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answered KosherLamp closed by window (Moris Ayin?)
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comment What did medieval rabbis like Maimonides write, generically? What do modern rabbis write?
@Zyzzyva as far as their authority, yes. You could also categorize works by types. I've seen cataloging such as: "Talmud commentaries, Rishonim"; "Talmud commentaries, Achronim"; "Respona, Rishonim"; "Responsa, contemporary", and so on. ("Maimonides' code and its commentaries" usually gets its own category.)
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answered What did medieval rabbis like Maimonides write, generically? What do modern rabbis write?
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answered Where does throwing apples comes from
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awarded  Enlightened
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awarded  Nice Answer
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answered What are the chief sources for requiring Jews to litigate in a beis din rather than in a civil court?
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comment Gender in Vayishlach 33:6-7
First answer -- makes you think what the family dynamics were like. "Dan, Naftali! Come downstairs for dinner!" No can do, mom! You're a maidservant. We're sons of Israel.
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revised Does flavored yogurt get its own blessing during a meal?
Spelling -- we're not spending 40 years in the yogurt.
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comment Saying kaddish when davening in a minyan that isn't your nusach
If I'm not mistaken, Rav Moshe gives you the option of following your own nusach for birchos krias shma or other quiet parts (provided you stay quiet). As a child, when they davened at a Chassidish place, his father instructed him to follow their text and daven nusach Sefard, except for saying Bameh Madlikin rather than KeGavna. (As reported in the biography prefacing volume 8.)
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answered Why did Yaakov send only animals to Esav?
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comment When and why did the custom that a Nidda hides from the public that she is a Nidda start
@Yishai that's fascinating. Did they just ignore the rule of tum'at eretz amemim? (The al taharat hakodesh pretty much becomes unworkable when the center of Jewish life is outside of Israel, for that reason.)
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answered Is someone killed by force called Kiddush Hashem?
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answered When and why did the custom that a Nidda hides from the public that she is a Nidda start