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comment How do you avoid 'al tiftah peh l'satan'?
The Gemara is very big on its use of euphemisms, I seem to recall an example in berachot where they say "the downfall of the haters of Israel" to refer to the downfall of the object of the haters, but don't wish to mention such a calamity.
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comment What primacy to give to learning halacha?
Do you have a source for your first paragraph?
Dec
16
comment Yarmulke fell off outside of the eiruv?
It just sounded surprising to me that even derabanan one is allowed to carry less than 4 amot.
Dec
16
comment Yarmulke fell off outside of the eiruv?
Even derabanan?
Dec
16
revised Is there really a distinct “Jewish soul”?
added information about Jewish souls
Dec
16
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Dec
16
suggested approved edit on Is there really a distinct “Jewish soul”?
Dec
11
comment Why isn't it considered idol worship to give respect to the torah?
Why the down votes? I would happen to agree that on the face of it, dancing around an object as such seems like idol worship.
Dec
10
accepted Writing the name chaya
Dec
10
revised Writing the name chaya
added 189 characters in body
Dec
10
comment Writing the name chaya
@Epicentre interesting, because I ask having seen the custom at chabad.
Dec
10
asked Writing the name chaya
Dec
10
answered Do gentiles have neshamot?
Dec
7
revised How was Devorah appointed a judge?
remove incorrect information
Dec
3
comment Choreography of Kaddish
Do you mean actual bows? Or just "shuckeling"?
Nov
30
comment Is it OK to compose a song that breaks up a pasuk?
Similar is the song for "v'hi she'amda"
Nov
19
comment Why does Chabad do hakafot erev Shemini Atzeret
@ShmuelBrin chabad siddurim-tehilas hashem.
Nov
19
accepted Nevuah or just a dream
Nov
18
comment Is boreh nefashot said on hot coffee?
I see what you're saying by the end, but can you clarify in the post why you wouldn't say it?
Nov
9
comment Kippah (yarmulke) size
Can you summarize the discussion there?