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comment Hell and sheoul
Hello ladyj! Do the two linked questions help? If not please clarify what you are asking for best results.
Apr
1
revised Can the 3 items that Rabban Gamliel requires during the Seder be explained using sign language?
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Mar
23
comment Does Judaism have a concept of holy text literalism?
+1 for tipping the iceberg of complexity with the "Final note".
Mar
19
awarded  Socratic
Mar
18
comment Do people who don't eat gebrokts have any reason to say “Borei Minei Mezonot” during Pesach?
They might be able to accommodate a lot of chasidim by having words of Torah instead of food, based on the Zohar about מיני תרגימא being equivalent to תרגום.
Mar
17
revised Locating a copy of Sifra (Torat Kohanim)
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Mar
15
comment What are the most auspicious times of the Jewish year for contributing money?
Since the question was about monetary gifts in general and not only those to the poor, what about the commemorative public funds donations contributed annually before the onset of Nisan?
Mar
15
revised Why ask for forgiveness of our sins after Havdala each week?
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Mar
15
revised What is the shiur Hanaah?
Translations of Hebrew terms
Mar
15
comment Different Washing for Eating Bread and Going to the Bathroom
Hi Joeshmo, and welcome again! What demonstrates to you that there is in fact a different procedure for these two washings? A printed source? Observation of individuals? Including this information would improve the question.
Mar
9
comment What is “ya’aleh v’yavo”?
Start here (first Google hit): halachipedia.com/index.php?title=Yaaleh_VeYavo
Mar
6
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Mar
4
comment Can one rely on halal combined with vegetarian labels?
What does this have to do with the fact that it is marked as "halal"? Wouldn't the question and answers be the same if it were unmarked?
Mar
1
revised Does one make a Bracha when seeing the Pope?
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Feb
23
comment Why are different Agadot in different masechtot
This idea is exemplified on every page of Ein Aya by Rav Kook. He also explains the underlying methodology in Oros Ha. . . something. Probably Torah.
Feb
16
revised (Why) is Mordechai calling all the shots?
Minor edits
Feb
16
comment Definitions of Creative Words
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/45020/3 Relevant: meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/q/1473/3
Feb
12
comment Why has the Mishnah Berurah become the Authoritative Halachik Work instead of the Aruch haShulchan?
Doesn't MB list the specific sources that he uses for his treatment of the halachos? And isn't that list similar in length to that which AH includes? (Also, are you including the bracketed parts of AH in your comparison?)
Feb
11
comment Were the Avos “Regular People”?
Significant overlap: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/30900/3
Feb
11
comment Were the Avos “Regular People”?
I mean you no disrespect, but it is becoming less and less clear what you originally intended with the question. I didn't realize it was about literature at all, much less literary analysis. Perhaps you could spell out in the question what types of information you are looking for and give a couple examples? (Your answer contains one, so that could be a good start.)