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וישמע משה ויפל על-פניו -- And when Moses heard it, he fell upon his face.

The truth of a fact can only be proved by a fact, not by reasons or reasoning. Reasons and reasoning can establish its probability or its necessity but can never prove its actuality. The veracity of a messenger can only be proved by his sender, the sending of Moses only by God himself. That is why no word of an answer from Moses himself could refute the accusation of Korach. If God would not consider it right to confirm the veracity of his being commissioned by God, in face of this denial of it, then his mission was at its end -- ויפל על פניו.

Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch, Parshat Korach

I wish I had God's PGP Key.


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comment Niddah and Counting 7 Clean Days - What are its Origins?
@yoel After examining the sources, it is clear that it did in fact start as a personal chumra that women took upon themselves by themselves. If you're interested you can take a look at my answer: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/47814/2205
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comment Niddah and Counting 7 Clean Days - What are its Origins?
@YEZ I finally posted my answer if you're interested: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/47814/2205
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comment Niddah and Counting 7 Clean Days - What are its Origins?
@Yishai I finally posted my answer if you're interested: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/47814/2205
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comment Until what time before sunset (shekiya) can you work Erev Shabbos (Friday)?
Why the down vote?
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comment Source for Immersion after Biblical Niddah
@Yishai - ok, didn't understand you - actually Ramban says in the very next paragraph that mikve is ok.
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comment If a Niddah spits on you are you Impure?
@Epicentre We're not just dealing with with immediately practical considerations here.
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comment Niddah and Counting 7 Clean Days - What are its Origins?
I finally posted my answer: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/47814/2205
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comment If a Niddah spits on you are you Impure?
I live in Jerusalem, so that's a distinct possibility.
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comment Source for Immersion after Biblical Niddah
@Yishai Why do you say we don't pasken that way? So far I've seen that both Ramban and Rambam allow mikve for Zavah and don't require actual "living waters".
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comment Source for Immersion after Biblical Niddah
@Yishai Yes, I know, I'll try and improve and clarify later, I just found the parallel between Zov and Zavah very interesting and was all excited to make the post :-)
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comment Source for Immersion after Biblical Niddah
@shmuel you seem to be right, Ramban says the same immediately afterwards.
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