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Oct
26
comment What is the halacha regarding the expulsion of a student deemed a “nuisance student”?
It seems an important value that they should be educated by a school.
Oct
21
comment Simchas torah and drinking
Doesn't exactly answer the question. But +1 bc it helps....
Oct
21
comment Did Cain and Hevel have דעת?
of course, I was just wondering if you had some strong reason. I think the word worse is what's bothering me, but yes, I see your point.
Oct
21
comment Simchas torah and drinking
@Nic with sources that would be a perfect answer.
Oct
21
comment Did Cain and Hevel have דעת?
While it doesn't directly address your question, this hebrew article tries to explain whether they would have lived forever or not (due to Adams punishment). olamot.net/bama/…
Oct
21
comment Did Cain and Hevel have דעת?
I don't see your jump from animals to Cain
Oct
21
comment Sources to encourage returning s'farim to their places
How about just use common sense ;)
Oct
20
comment Saying Kaddish Yatom with Permission from Living Parents
It gives a source for following his parents? But yeah...
Oct
20
comment Drinking during davening
What does chabad use to allow so much drinking on simchas torah? Is that it's own question?
Sep
16
comment In Levirate marriage, can the widow refuse marriage to the brother-in-law?
What is מוכה שחין?
Sep
16
comment When exactly does Havdala in Maariv effect a permission to perform Melacha?
It sounds like he means that Baruch hamavdil is in it of itself a miny bracha. On the other hand, ata chonantanu is just a phrase, and maybe the actual conclusion bracha of chonen hadaat is required for it to take effect.
Sep
15
comment The difference between Chazal and Razal
The Tanya seems to use razal to refer to the Gemara.
Sep
14
comment Is it permitted for a couple to have relations during the daytime?
Why is the assumption that they can't? That may make this a better question.
Jul
30
comment 'Removal of the evil inclination is like removal of the soul'
Not a full answer, but the Tanya seems to suggest that the yetzer hara is in essence the influence of the animal soul, so therefore it would follow that removing the yetzer hara equals removing the soul.
Jul
29
comment What is the inheritance of the righteous gentiles in olam-ha-ba?
I feel like they're is confusion in this question between the distinct ideas of the messianic age, and the world to come after death.
Jul
29
comment Literal “bigdei zeya” in the nine days
Another perhaps related question is the classification of pajamas.
Jul
26
comment Is it permitted to pray in underclothes that one slept in (underwear, t shirt) if outer clothes changed?
Especially since modeh aNi does not contain gods name
Jul
17
comment Typing on Shabbos
What if you save the document?
Jul
11
comment If one makes a party for Bar Mitzvah during the 9 Days, can he serve meat?
A source would be helpful.
Jul
10
comment Do the laws of Ribis apply to loans of virtual currency?
What I'd be interested in is something like bitcoin.