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Dec
30
comment Looking for a list of cities with mikvaos
It would be a shame to make a "watered down" joke about this question's evolution.
Dec
30
comment How do we treat a י"א in the Shulchan Aruch?
@DoubleAA Yad Malachi gets them from all kinds of other sifrei k'lalim and interspersed in standard commentaries. He cites them on those pages. If you're asking how Rav Yosef Karo ranked opinions, there are some indications therein as well. In some instances it's actually obvious since his explicitly stated algorithm (in the intro to Beis Yosef) is majority-of-small-sample-based.
Dec
29
comment If Jews shouldn't marry non-Jews, why did prominent Jewish leaders do so in the bible?
The classifications of women in the question are nationalities. "Jew" is not. There is a false dichotomy.
Dec
29
comment How many halachot are detailed in the Mishneh Torah?
Indeed mechon-mamre explains that, although fully confident that the versions of texts they have based upon manuscripts are correct, they include the conventional numbering in brackets. See the bottom of this page.
Dec
29
comment What is the meaning of the tetragrammaton vowelised to read Elokim?
You want a specific application of the answers to this question: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/14671/3
Dec
29
comment Did Moshe know beforehand that there would be 10 plagues?
ראה רמב"ן על ו:ב, ו:יג
Dec
29
comment What does Isaiah 9:6 mean?
In fact, that site, Christian as it is, includes the JPS (Jewish Publication Society) version of the Bible, although not apparently in parallel view, which is not surprising since in a number of places the verses are not parallel. . . and because it is a Christian site.
Dec
29
comment What does Isaiah 9:6 mean?
The verse quoted is Isaiah 9:5. Christian versions of the Bible appear to include 9:1 in chapter 8 and begin the ninth chapter with 9:2. Looking it up in a Jewish source would also have been more likely to give you the correct translation, as seen in @MoshePeston's answer.
Dec
29
comment What sin did Jesus do?
@Danno In addition, it excludes any and all Jewish sources to bear on the question of Jesus's being a "good or bad guy".
Dec
28
comment What is the meaning of the tetragrammaton vowelised to read Elokim?
Is this not a general k'ri/k'siv question? I.e. "How should we interpret a word which has a different written and pronounced meaning?"
Dec
27
comment Kosher Coconut Oil Packed in Non-Kosher facility
Hi Liat and welcome to mi.yodeya! You might get more precise answers if you specify more about the product you are referring to, since there could be many things about a facility that render it "non-kosher", affecting the status of the oil produced there.
Dec
27
comment Pronunciation of גפ״ת
I have never heard or seen this abbreviation. Who uses it?
Dec
26
comment What can a Jew draw?
Duplicate: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/26841/3
Dec
26
comment source for obligation to recite the shema
@eramm Did I say something? (I'm not being sarcastic. I don't see what I said.)
Dec
25
comment לא (lamed-aleph) vs אל (aleph-lamed)
Check out: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/16526/3 and judaism.stackexchange.com/q/30014/3 and judaism.stackexchange.com/q/20182/3
Dec
25
comment Floating in Tanach?
I wanted to know about the semantic value of whatever word refers to floating in an attempt to hypothesize about ergativity in Tana"ch. I should have improved the question by explaining this, but it would only have served to bring out the fact that this is really a Hebrew Language question, and I am therefore flagging it for deletion.
Dec
25
comment Waking up early to eat before a fast
See @DoubleAA's comments for more duplicates of this question and some answers to it: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/20710/3
Dec
25
comment What's “מיי׳” short for?
Related?: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/6860/3
Dec
25
comment Waking up early to eat before a fast
What does this have to do with a fast?
Dec
25
comment What are the Tanakhic sources for Mashiach the end of exile?
Abarbanel wrote a book or two on this. Strongly recommended: hebrewbooks.org/19481