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Dec
13
accepted “Ad shetichleh” or “ad shetikaleh”?
Dec
13
accepted Did Rav Moshe Feinstein pronounce his last name “Feinstain” or “Feinsteen”?
Dec
13
accepted Primacy of Rash"i
Dec
13
accepted Males named מיכל?
Dec
12
comment Is there any problem with thanking a non-Jew by saying “God bless you?”
@Isaac How Jewish is he? How do you differentiate between degrees of Jewishness? Sorry. Couldn't help it.
Dec
12
comment The male name Yona
Please note: My prior comment makes a lot of debatable assumptions. Another example is the name Simcha, which is grammatically feminine.
Dec
12
comment The male name Yona
The coincidence of grammatical gender and gender of the signified person when it comes to naming after pre-existing animals or objects isn't necessarily meaningful. Male ostriches, for example, are also b'nos ya'ana, and it would therefore not be problematic (for grammatical reasons, irrespective of aesthetics) to name a baby boy Bas Ya'ana.
Dec
12
comment Males named מיכל?
Wow. This is a compelling find (if not etymological)!
Dec
12
comment Noach with seven mistakes
Phonetics plus the mistaken final ן.
Dec
12
asked Males named מיכל?
Dec
12
asked Cutting chala with a knife
Dec
12
comment Fast of the Tenth of the month of Teves
Joshua Lee, welcome to mi.yodeya and thank you for this additional angle on the answer! Stay tuned to Gershon Gold's latest series on calendar dates, as you will surely have contributions to make. Consider registering to become a full-fledged mi.yodeya member.
Dec
12
answered Fast of the Tenth of the month of Teves
Dec
11
comment Writing on t'filin straps
@Alex I think that is an answer to the original question at least as much as it is a comment on yydl's.
Dec
11
revised Making the Kohen's Gesture
Added tag.
Dec
11
comment Jewish Android Apps
Rob, welcome to mi.yodeya and thank you for the useful answer! Consider registering by following the link at the top of your User page to reap all the benefits of full mi.yodeya membership.
Dec
10
comment History of 5 Teveis
Here is the sublink from the aforelinked site: chabad.org/calendar/view/day_cdo/aid/233829/jewish/…
Dec
10
comment “Law of Attraction”?
Thanks. These are great sources as well.
Dec
10
comment “Law of Attraction”?
I would tend to agree with Shalom, that this seems to be an economic observation rather than a metaphysical prediction (also based on the משנה in ביכורים to the same effect), but perhaps those are the terms in which this strange theory should be addressed anyway.
Dec
10
comment “Law of Attraction”?
Yes, how could I forget בא לטהר מסייעין לו! (bottom of hebrewbooks.org/shas.aspx?mesechta=6&daf=38b&format=pdf)