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comment very different Pesach cleaning practices
Just want to add another "perplexing" memory for what it's worth... I once showed a rabbi a summary of what is minimally halachically necessary to do... he said "although I cannot point to anything in here which is against halacha, you cannot take this and say 'this is Pesach'". I asked, "ok then what should I do to clean for Pesach?" and he answered, "copy what your neighbors are doing". I was left wondering... for hilchos Shabbos and kashrus and every other halacha, we are supposed to follow what is written in the halaacha, but for Pesach, we copy our neigbors?
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comment What to call the 7th Lubavitcher Rebbe
I remember reading a Breslov FAQ somewhere like: Q: Who is currently the Rebbe of Breslov. A: Rebbe Nachman
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comment When was Moshe conceived?
If she had been with another man, Amram would not have been allowed to remarry her
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comment Make for yourself a website?
I think we are sidestepping the real issue here.. the issue is not "should I act based on what a website says or should I ask a rabbi".. that is obvious and no one disagrees on the answer to that.. but the real question is... "should I act based on what a website says or should I just do what I think is right on my own?" which is the harder and more relevant question. The reality is that many people who read this site don't have a real "rav" and are not planning to get one any time soon, but they ask here because they are still interested in the truth. Is it better that they don't ask at all?
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accepted obligation of someone who reads a Psak Din sign in the street
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comment Is it a sin to escape the death penalty?
Jewish court...
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asked obligation of someone who reads a Psak Din sign in the street
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comment What do people mean when they say “Kaballah”?
I actually tried to point them to 2, but they weren't interested.
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