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“When the day comes that I must account for my life, I will not be asked: ‘Why weren’t you Moses?’ I was not equipped to be Moses. But I dread the question, ‘Why weren’t you Zusia?’ —Reb Zusia of Anipoli


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comment No Hope for Salvation
Most certainly the three cardinal sins can be forgiven. Chillul Hashem can only be forgiven upon death. Otherwise, אין לך דבר העומד לפני התשובה - so the answer is no, there is always hope for salvation. @user6591, The Tanya reference would seem to be to chapter 1.
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comment Why is a woman allowed to get pregnant?
@DoubleAA, Rashi says that he was a shephard specifically to avoid the curse.
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on When something is lost, tie a knot
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revised May gentile “half-twins” marry?
Links for sources
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comment Source for saying Shir Hama'alos but not Al Naharos Bavel
@DoubleAA, of what relevance is that link? BTW: chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/16462598#16462598
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comment Why is a woman allowed to get pregnant?
I think the only part that really is effective in addressing the question is the third part, but I would love to see it better fleshed out.
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comment Why is a woman allowed to get pregnant?
So he says you are not allowed to be Mechallel Shabbos for a woman who goes into labor naturally?
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comment May gentile “half-twins” marry?
"half-siblings and permitted to marry" Can you source that? My (admittedly imperfect) memory is that the halfness has to go the other way.
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revised Orthodox Judaism's influence on political opinions of its practictioners
Trying again for the on-topicness.
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comment Why is a woman allowed to get pregnant?
@NBZ, Positive commandments don't obviously override sakanas nefashos. Do you have to blow shofar even if it will get you killed? Sakanas Nefashos isn't obviously only a negative commandment (וחי בהם would seem to be positive). So it may be an answer, but it needs proof (if you overcome the problem of multiplying not being the woman's obligation directly, and saying her aiding the man is of the same force).
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reviewed Leave Open Is there a Jewish text about the “70 parts of Adams body”?
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reviewed Leave Open Can one use a gas grill for both meat and dairy (with lots of other caveats)
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revised Why is a woman allowed to get pregnant?
spelling
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asked Why is a woman allowed to get pregnant?
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comment Who is this certification ([KA] in a square)?
@JJLL, there is also Kosher Authority of Australia, which is a KA in a diamond.
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revised Orthodox Judaism's influence on political opinions of its practictioners
Trying to satisfy the topical requirements.
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comment Orthodox Judaism's influence on political opinions of its practictioners
@YEZ, I don't think that standard is particularly held to. This question tells me nothing about Mohamed (other than a questionable assertion). This question explains nothing about Christianity, just throws out terms, etc. The only distinction I see is that you expect Jewish sources to directly address those two points, whereas if anything addresses this it would be recent and thinner.
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revised Where was Berit Ben Habetarim done?
Expand the point of the Machlokes
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comment Orthodox Judaism's influence on political opinions of its practictioners
@IsaacMoses, Questions about how Judaism regards X about Christianity are on topic. How is this different? It is asking what about Jewish beliefs cause adherents to have a different political disposition than those who don't.
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comment Does a Kohen have to be concerned about the surname of a potential mate?
@msh210, from my link on Chalalim: "For female children, the daughter (a chalalah) can marry anyone except for a Kohen."