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Feb
13
comment What siddur do Satmerer Chasidim use?
Welcome to mi.yodeya Motti! Thanks for the inside information. Why do you think the chasidim don't use the same sidur as the Rebbe?
Feb
13
revised Do our sources address “strategic loan defaults”?
Combined answers.
Feb
13
comment Pronunciation guide by a Gerer Rebbe?
Interesting. Do you have any more information on it?
Feb
12
revised Pushing and shoving Lesheim Shamayim
typos
Feb
9
revised Nahmanides on the Golden Altar
typos
Feb
9
comment Leaning on things during prayer?
I looked up the Aruch Hashulchan He'asid but as far as I could tell he did not address the issue. Do you know of a specific place to look?
Feb
9
comment The beautiful captive vs. self-pleasure
Please a) clarify the question, b) cite sources, c) consider rephrasing in terms respectful of your audience and halacha.
Feb
7
comment The Meaning behind the Kaf
Please note: The double yud for Hashem's name is an orthographic "abbreviation" or reference to the Tetragrammaton. There were other old conventions that looked like 3 yuds (or even 2 yuds and a lamed?).
Feb
7
comment What do Jews think angels look like?
@MoriDoweedhYaa3gob (At the risk of sounding Humean,) so are all visual experiences. If you want to argue that they don't have stable physically apparent form that is fine, but the questioner is specifically asking how they are seen and portrayed. I think pinning down forms that angels have been known to appear in is exactly the way to answer this question.
Feb
7
revised What do Jews think angels look like?
edited tags
Feb
6
comment What do Jews think angels look like?
@MoriDoweedhYaa3gob That also does not preclude their having shapes or appearances. In fact, what you said lends credence to their having given appearances, and even meaningfulness behind those appearances.
Feb
6
comment What do Jews think angels look like?
@Lee That does not preclude their having shapes or appearances.
Feb
5
comment What are common Yiddish names for English Louis
Where does Tzvi come from in the story?
Feb
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
31
comment Origin of the term Motza'ei Shabbos
You mean wells? I think that is what מוצא means in the parenthetical pasuk.
Jan
31
comment Argaman - What color is it?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/15347/3
Jan
29
comment Why is the blessing of Mezonos not mentioned in the Mishnah?
Could it be categorized like the other b'rachos in that mishna? It seems it would be more complicated.
Jan
26
comment Where in the Torah does it have five words in a row that all start with the same letter?
@DoubleAA I smell Purim-Torah!
Jan
24
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Abbreviations before/after names
Jan
24
revised Abbreviations before/after names
add המלוב"ן הבה"ח