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comment What is the source for the “Upsheirin”?
Yes, but the other points, namely the Germanic name and that the amoraim clearly didn't practice it weighs in favor of the opposite direction. At the very least something to consider, and not something to downvote
Jul
18
comment What do I do if I actually see an angel?
Are you sure that is a Purim Torah answer?
Jul
7
comment Among the gentiles, why Job and Bilaam were recognized as prophets whereas Muhammad was not?
Job was not to go to Nineveh. You are thinking of jonah
Jul
3
comment How did Yosef showing his circumcision prove anything?
parsha.blogspot.com/2011/12/…
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
26
comment Shechting a goose during teves and shevat
@sam, because the Rama did not have this insight that Rav Yonasan Eibeshitz had, that it was time-bound to R' Yehuda Hachassid's time.
Jun
20
comment Said “משיב הרוח”: continue “ומוריד הטל”?
can personally vouch for version (2). i say it -- that is what they say in the local shteibel. see also here: ou.org/torah/halacha/hashoneh-halachos/tues_01_17_12
Jun
19
comment Korach's progeny
ah, didn't read carefully. i read into your comment that the Shlah was descended from Korach, and worked from there.
Jun
18
comment Korach's progeny
@DanF It never came up.
Jun
18
comment Korach's progeny
@ShmuelBrin Given that he had the same last name as the Shlah, I would say most likely.
Jun
12
revised How did the Tammuz die?
added 1487 characters in body
Jun
12
answered How did the Tammuz die?
Jun
11
answered When the Gemarrah quotes midrashim mentioned in Avot D'Rav Nattan, why does it not attribute its source?
Jun
11
revised Chopsticks On Shabbos
fixed the link to go to appropriate page on archive.org
Jun
11
comment Sources for the world being round in the Gemara
See also my discussion of this Yerushalmi, about a ball on a plate. parsha.blogspot.com/2010/11/…
Jun
11
answered Tsohar - a window or a stone in Genesis 6:16
Jun
9
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Does one make bracha “borei minei besamim” on incense or spice smoke?
Jun
9
awarded  Pundit
May
26
comment Why shva nach when it should be a chataf patach?
So too the other place the word לחשב appears in Tanach, kodesh.snunit.k12.il/i/t/t2816.htm#30 עֹצֶה עֵינָיו, לַחְשֹׁב תַּהְפֻּכוֹת; קֹרֵץ שְׂפָתָיו, כִּלָּה רָעָה
May
25
awarded  Nice Answer