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Jan
12
revised Would a non-Jew wearing the Star of David together with a cross be offensive?
replaced incorrect word with correct word for the intended meaning.
Jan
12
answered Would a non-Jew wearing the Star of David together with a cross be offensive?
Jan
12
comment Can I trust a non-kosher home's coffee pot?
@YDK If I'm not mistaken Ashkenazim don't Pasken like the MeHaber wrt washing in the same Keli Rishon. Also, does the cleanliness apply to Basar BeHalav? I know of it only in context of salting/washing meat.
Jan
12
asked Tal UMatar - for whom?
Jan
12
comment Different Teffilin, now what am I required to do?
simchashatorah, I hope you don't mind that I cleaned up your question a little bit. If you find any faults with it, naturally feel free to make changes. I used your original transliteration scheme, and I hope that I managed to bring out the points of your question clearly without losing any of what you intended.
Jan
12
revised Different Teffilin, now what am I required to do?
Spelling, punctuation, general clean-up.
Jan
12
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
11
revised Is a head-mounted lamp better than a candle for bedikas chometz?
Simplified title.
Jan
11
comment Gemara on volunteering?
Thanks for point it out. I'm not sure what you're saying, though.
Jan
11
comment Organized prayer in the synagogue with less than 10 people - community or not?
I noticed. Use parentheses. You're using the embed hyperlink option, which is confusing.
Jan
11
comment Gemara on volunteering?
Alex, I just skimmed the daf, so maybe I missed it, but where does it say that? Also, it's talking about how much someone is obligated to pay for damages, so couldn't that be simply saying "Why does he have to pay Refuah, when he could find a free doctor? No, a doctor who heals for nothing is worth nothing," meaning that a person has a right to see a competent doctor who charges reasonable fees over a quack if he so chooses?
Jan
11
comment Organized prayer in the synagogue with less than 10 people - community or not?
Your links aren't valid links.
Jan
11
comment The Mitzva of Peru U'Revu (Reproduction) - when does it start?
That is a very interesting analysis of the Rambam, since he patently states that the Mitzvah is in effect from a younger age (cf. Mbrevda's answer: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/13233/5) but that one isn't in violation of Halachah until age 20.
Jan
11
comment The Mitzva of Peru U'Revu (Reproduction) - when does it start?
@msh210 - I inserted a new link for Mbrevda. Also, the Rambam does say what Mbrevda says it does; the Torah Temimah in Gershon's answer seems to be interpreting Rambam's statement about a person not violating Halachah until age 20 to mean that the Mitzvah doesn't come into force until then, even though Rambam clearly states that 16 or 17 is the age to fulfill the Mitzvah.
Jan
11
revised The Mitzva of Peru U'Revu (Reproduction) - when does it start?
Provided alternate link because original was broken.
Jan
11
comment Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
@DoubleAA, of course you could - but the reason it was made as rolls in the first place was for the purpose of having multiple rolls. Mah SheEin Ken beHershey bars.
Jan
11
comment Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
@DoubleAA, I don't see how that's the same. The Hershey bar is meant to be consumed however the customer likes, either one square at a time or all at once, or in bites completely disregarding the squares. But the rolls are meant to be pulled apart and used individually.
Jan
11
comment Coffee Urns left out throughout the week?
"as indeed is the case as far as hilchos Shabbos" - according to some, including Chabad.
Jan
10
comment Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
Thanks, @IsaacMoses. I didn't see it pop up when I was writing my question.
Jan
10
comment Safek (doubt) in Halachah - How unsure does one have to be?
@Adam see comments here: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/13017/5