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revised What do “Batél Beshishim Lechatechila” and “ Mevatél Issur Lechatechila” mean?
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answered What is the difference between kosher and permitted food?
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comment Toasters in motels / cabins
I do see, though, that it is asked about a past experience, thus removing yourself from the immediate question. I'll give you that.
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comment Toasters in motels / cabins
Too Pesak-y. Recommend rewrite along the lines of, "do the heating elements in a toaster have the ability to kasher the toaster (assuming it's clean and hasn't been used in 24 hours)?"
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comment How hungry does a Jew have to be to eat non-kosher food?
@shmuel sure, but wouldn't this be a case by case thing?
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comment How hungry does a Jew have to be to eat non-kosher food?
+1 I suppose it might also depend on what other food is available. If someone is stranded somewhere with no food, but some four-legged critters without proper cud-chewing or hoofing are seen roaming around, that does not automatically make it ok to eat said critters. The critters must themselves subsist on something; what are they eating and why can't the deserted sea-traveler eat that? Seaweed and crabgrass might not be appetizing, nor satisfying in small quantities, but if other mammalia can survive that way, shouldn't the human try?
Aug
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accepted Will a “lower” Berachah made MiSafek exempt a different food that requires that Berachah (and vice versa)?
Aug
15
comment Will a “lower” Berachah made MiSafek exempt a different food that requires that Berachah (and vice versa)?
So I finally made it through. I agree that this answers my question. +1 and check. Thanks!
Aug
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comment How to pronounce נעמי?
@gershon according to whom?
Aug
14
comment How to pronounce נעמי?
@gershon since there are two options listed, it seems unanswerable to me.
Aug
14
comment How to pronounce נעמי?
You've already provided two pronunciations. Are you looking for more? Is this a survey? Are you asking what is the most "correct"?
Aug
12
comment Sliding tzitzis knot on Shabbos
@IsaacMoses, just not on שבת.
Aug
12
reviewed Leave Open Academic abbreviations
Aug
12
reviewed Delete What precisely is meant by “G-d can do anything”?
Aug
12
comment The footstone sank into the ground & is next to the coffin. Can I retrieve it?
You could reformulate it as, "What do people do when...?"
Aug
12
reviewed Close The footstone sank into the ground & is next to the coffin. Can I retrieve it?
Aug
11
comment Hebrew of the Mishneh Torah
I have no idea why this answer was downvoted.
Aug
11
comment Hebrew for ice - and other “new” words
A thought just struck me. Sure, they mostly see ice only in the form frost (and now artificially produced ice). But the Kinneret does freeze over. Buckets of water left outside do freeze - at least a thin layer at the top. Icicles do drip/freeze. So...are you sure?
Aug
4
revised Josephus' Fall of Jerusalem
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Aug
4
reviewed Leave Open Josephus' Fall of Jerusalem