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Jan
20
comment What's the maximum allowed profit that I can make?
Interesting. Links would be awesome.
Jan
20
revised Who is Moshiach Ben Joseph and what does/did he do?
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Jan
20
revised Can a judge take an equal bribe from both sides?
Minor clarifications
Jan
20
revised Does determining the proper action in scenario X count towards Talmud Torah?
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Jan
20
comment Can one make ice on Shabbos?
Very clear summary of the issues here: vbm-torah.org/archive/hilshabbat/13hilshabbat.htm
Jan
20
revised Can one make ice on Shabbos?
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Jan
20
revised Can one make ice on Shabbos?
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Jan
20
revised Could the destroyer in Egypt discriminate?
Linked quotation
Jan
19
comment Applications of word tzipor
According to Rav Hirsch, by way of @Isaac Moses, it refers to feathery things.
Jan
19
comment When Moshiach comes how will people know about God?
@Daniel The pasuk explicitly precords contact with Jews.
Jan
19
comment Why didn't Yaakov see Rachel the night they were married?
@DoubleAA Well, if there's one masechta with which that assumption would be consonant it's Kidushin.
Jan
19
revised Why didn't Yaakov see Rachel the night they were married?
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Jan
19
comment Why didn't Yaakov see Rachel the night they were married?
Are you assuming that the g'mara's directive there is a mitzva mid'Oraisa?
Jan
19
comment What is Kabbalos Pnei Rabo?
How do you know it doesn't just preclude them from the definition because they don't have a rav?
Jan
19
revised When Moshiach comes how will people know about God?
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Jan
19
comment Translation of the Aruch haShulchan
@DoubleAA It's probably empty because people are confused by the presence of "Author's Introduction" before Orach Chayim instead of Choshen Mishpat.
Jan
19
revised Untrustworthy sifrei halacha?
Linked to recently discovered m.y discussion on the topic.
Jan
19
comment Why has the Mishnah Berurah become the Authoritative Halachik Work instead of the Aruch haShulchan?
Re your first point, what makes that more true of Mishna B'rura than Aruch Hashulchan?
Jan
19
revised Rocks on Gravestones
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Jan
19
comment What does an olive press look like?
Indeed, there is an appendix in Tavnis Kelim (linked in my previous comment) on p. 65 in the back of volume 3 with labels for the parts excerpting Rash"i, Ra"v, et al.