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awarded  Popular Question
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asked What texts should be studied after services on erev Yom Kippur?
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asked Can a Jew name a child after a (deceased) non-Jew (non-relative)?
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awarded  Curious
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asked When did the “Israeli accent” come into existence?
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asked Is there a general name for the types of books which are to be treated with respect?
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asked Does being married by an Orthodox rabbi afford certain privileges in today's world?
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asked After the Seder, can you give the shank bone to the dog?
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted Where does 5774 fall in the 19-year cycle?
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asked Where does 5774 fall in the 19-year cycle?
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asked What is the proper grammatical usage of *hamentaschen*?
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asked Can one say kaddish for a gentile?
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comment Saying Kadish for someone else
If one purpose is as a "sanctification of G-d's name to help fill the void by one less person alive," then by the same logic, shouldn't we also be saying Kaddish for every one of our thousands of ancestors, each of whose death created a void? Why only our immediate relatives?
Dec
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asked Should Jewish parents-to-be throw a baby shower?
Sep
10
comment Does a Jewish wedding involve bridesmaids or groomsmen?
Shalom: thank you for the insightful response. I also understand that the shomrim provide logistical and emotional support for the bride and groom and, for Orthodox couples, ensure that they don't accidentally see each other during the week leading up to the wedding. I have also seen shomrim guard the door during yichud.
Sep
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asked Does a Jewish wedding involve bridesmaids or groomsmen?
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awarded  Peer Pressure
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comment Is it a popular notion that a Jew should “have at least three children…”?
Agreed with Daniel, above. Since I tied-in many ideas, let me clarify: has anybody else ever heard this thing said before? Thanks :)
Apr
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comment Is it a popular notion that a Jew should “have at least three children…”?
Yes. As in, "we have to make up for the would-be children of Jews tragically lost in the Holocaust."