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comment Is “Nishmat” included in most copies of the haggadah?
I've never seen (read: noticed) an Haggadah without one.
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revised Is “Nishmat” included in most copies of the haggadah?
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Apr
20
comment Leaving the room during a kabbalistic dvar Torah
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/17759/…
Apr
20
comment Leaving the room during a kabbalistic dvar Torah
The word "proper" is vague. Do you mean to ask whether it would be the preferred thing to do rather than subjecting yourself to improper education, or do you mean to ask whether it would be deemed tolerable despite the fact that you recognize it to be disrespectful?
Apr
20
revised Source for long payos
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Apr
20
comment Do any Rishonim discuss marijuana?
For what purpose?
Apr
20
comment What are the ancestors of Israelites?
See, also, that very Wikipedia article. "The eponymous biblical patriarch of the Israelites is Jacob, who wrestled with God who gave him a blessing and renamed him "Israel" because he had "striven with God and with men, and have prevailed". (Genesis 32:24-32)"
Apr
18
comment Declaration of Intent
Are you asking about those specific instances for a reason? Is your question meant to be broader? Do you have a reason to make the leaps you are making between Barukh she'amar and Ma Tovu and between lulav and Erev Pesach?
Apr
18
revised Why is rice banned on Pesach by those who don't eat kitniyot?
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Apr
18
comment Tearing paper towels on Shabbat
@sta no, I do not believe wiping up a spill is on par with eating in terms of "need". At least, I've never considered it so, but perhaps a more senior and seasoned Halachic expert might disagree with me.
Apr
18
comment How would you describe the literary style of Torah?
"Early Biblical." Is that not what you're looking for?
Apr
18
answered Tearing paper towels on Shabbat
Apr
17
comment Using same dish washer for meat and dairy?
First, if you're Sephardic.
Apr
17
comment Drinking wine at the seder while leaning
I think that, if your understanding of the Halachah makes a simple task like drinking impossible, then perhaps your understanding is flawed, or you're putting too much effort into your technique.
Apr
17
comment Drinking wine at the seder while leaning
Then maybe you should ask an ill person how they do it. I mean that seriously, not sarcastically.
Apr
17
comment Drinking wine at the seder while leaning
@private, I've never experienced difficulty with this basic task. Perhaps a photo of your leaning "style" will come in handy with answering this question.
Apr
17
reviewed Reviewed Buying kitniyot during Pesach
Apr
17
comment Buying kitniyot during Pesach
Why would this be any different than buying apples on Pesah?
Apr
17
reviewed Reviewed Shemona Ushloshim Umeya - mi yodeya?
Apr
17
comment Shemona Ushloshim Umeya - mi yodeya?
@DoubleAA, it is to Yaacov. Doesn't make it interesting to anyone else, but not reason to make fun.