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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
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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
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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
Jan
10
comment TzitTzit length
@Adam according to that it wasn't Yuharah, but quite the opposite - looking like a proper mensch. Also, it mentions that many people tuck them in (apparently for neatness) but not entirely - they leave them visible, either by tucking them into their pockets or by wrapping them around their belts before tucking them in, so that they can still be seen and fulfill the verse.
Jan
10
comment Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
***I'm using their spelling.
Jan
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comment Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
**I'm being internally inconsistent, I know.
Jan
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comment Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
*I know I'm deviating from my adopted transliteration scheme. But my childhood got the best of me in this one. I can't spell Challah any other way.
Jan
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asked Should separating pull apart Challah rolls be considered a forbidden act of completion?
Jan
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comment TzitTzit length
@Adam Who suggests tucking them in? Mishnah Berurah (8:11, SK 26) harshly condemns the practice. Cf. hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=14170&st=&pgnum=27
Jan
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comment TzitTzit length
Vram, welcome to the site. Thanks for this information. Citing your source(s) would make this answer much, much more valuable.
Jan
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answered TzitTzit length
Jan
10
comment Woman's hair covering in the home or in private
Thanks, @avi...
Jan
10
comment how do Jews pray?
There is also a 5th prayer added on Yom Kippur.
Jan
10
comment Safek (doubt) in Halachah - How unsure does one have to be?
This is good. The question always pops into my mind when I feel like I might have said it but I really am not sure, so I go back and say it, and about 50% of the time I get a flashback that, in fact, I definitely did say it. Other times I don't get the flashback but still have the nagging feeling that I probably did say it, and I just feel I'm stuck in a Safek-induced Berachah LeVatalah.