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awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
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comment Why are the names of some mitzvos changed to from “al” or “lo” to “bal”
Isn't "because we speak Aramaic" a sufficient answer (at least for some values of "we")?
Oct
31
comment Why are the names of some mitzvos changed to from “al” or “lo” to “bal”
בל is an Aramaic synonym for אל. I assume it is related to Hebrew בלי and בלתי. Page 170
Oct
27
comment Is there a “5 second rule” for foods becoming non-Kosher?
+1 because that's what I was going to say! (I think I only know the famous stuff, so this is literally the only halacha I have ever heard from that source.)
Oct
19
comment How to advise your barber
@Shokhet It doesn't say what not to do.
Oct
12
comment Should a married woman cover her hair in the succah?
Does she cover her hair in her back yard?
Sep
30
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Sep
29
comment Identifying a chasid
@DesertStar Clearly, I am not.
Sep
21
comment What is the most widespread Israeli Minhag?
@ShmuelBrin A study of Israeli customs would be awesome.
Sep
18
comment The Orthodox approach to R. Benamozegh's theology?
There is a little bit of information here, but you should try her if you're looking for authority on the matter.
Sep
17
revised Is this chart of the mesorah of Torah available in English?
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Sep
15
revised Chida's statement about shabbat violators
Expanded title
Sep
9
revised Why read about Rashb"i's death at a memorial ceremony?
Converted comment into a link.
Sep
8
revised What were the nine points of the pesak din of Michalowitz?
Corrected superscript.
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revised What were the nine points of the pesak din of Michalowitz?
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comment What were the nine points of the pesak din of Michalowitz?
@user6591 Feel free to edit in your corrections! Are you sure about #3?
Sep
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revised What were the nine points of the pesak din of Michalowitz?
German note.
Sep
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revised What were the nine points of the pesak din of Michalowitz?
Improved list.
Sep
4
answered What were the nine points of the pesak din of Michalowitz?