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Jul
1
comment Question about the Tallit
wikinoah.org/index.php?title=Optional_observances_for_non-Jews
Jul
1
comment Question about the Tallit
Please see [this discussion] of optional observances for non-Jews, and the particular focus on the restriction against performing this Mitzvah.
Jun
30
comment Why isn't Hallel recited on VE Day?
@noach, whom are you addressing?
Jun
30
comment Why isn't Hallel recited on VE Day?
@ClintEastwood, one opinion is that Hallel is fulfilled by Mikra Megillah.
Jun
30
revised Why isn't Hallel recited on VE Day?
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Jun
30
revised Did I steal anything by eating from someone else's all-you-can-eat order?
Limited to a general case, which is probably common enough not to split hairs between Jewish-owned and gentile-owned businesses. Whether or not there's a difference there can be asked separately.
Jun
26
comment How to keep kosher in a non-observant household
@Danno and Aryeh, for this to be answerable, I think the working assumption needs to be that the need to accommodate has already been agreed to, and the only question remaining is by what methods the observant family member can eat in the home, yet the host(s) can be least inconvenienced.
Jun
26
comment Halachoth whose rulings range from obligatory to a (Torah) prohibition
@double aa I think that definition would create the parameters for a fantastic answer, but it isn't what I had in mind. I was trying to keep the definition a little looser. Nobody would dispute that Beith Shammai was a legitimate authority, yet nobody would try to claim that we don't have to follow Beith Hillel in nearly every case. If you have a case where Sepharadim say you must do X, yet Ashkenazim say you must not, you win a gumball. Fair?
Jun
24
revised What constitutes a “Hesped” (eulogy)?
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Jun
19
comment honey's dissolving/preserving flesh
Would you care to finish the sentence about the Ran's 2nd pshat?
Jun
19
revised honey's dissolving/preserving flesh
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Jun
18
comment Does a wicked king of legitimate lineage have the full status of a king?
I concur with @Baby Seal. Still, +1. I'd love to see someone who uses this example as proof. That is, someone who isn't an anonymous poster on an internet forum (no offense).
Jun
17
awarded  Nice Question
Jun
17
comment How does orthodox Judaism view the Dead Sea Scrolls?
@msh210, have I improved my question?
Jun
17
revised Qumran - Proof or Genizah for Errors?
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Jun
17
comment How does orthodox Judaism view the Dead Sea Scrolls?
@msh210 I can also edit the other to aid in the effort of distinguishing the two.
Jun
17
comment How does orthodox Judaism view the Dead Sea Scrolls?
@msh210, I humbly suggest that this question asks too much. I think it ought to be reduced to a narrower question that relates to, but doesn't overlap the other.
Jun
16
comment Stripes on a Talis
Well, now that you've edited out the part where you said you didn't know the reason for the difference, it's a much stronger answer. Making that statement essentially turned a decent answer into relevant, but ultimately unhelpful, information.
Jun
16
comment Stripes on a Talis
@DoubleAA, another example of "I don't really know, but I have something to add" masquerading as an answer?
Jun
16
revised Can I prepare tehina (from a paste, ie, pre-ground) on Shabbat?
Adding the context of the body to the title. It's a very different question otherwise.