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Feb
9
comment When you're trapped by someone Davening behind you
Thanks for the clarification. Any thoughts on the impact on those in front of you (you being the person stuck in front of someone still Davening)?
Feb
5
comment Source text behind Rabbinic view on Dinah, Simeon, and Shaul noted in Jewish Encyclopedia
@ScottS, give them time...
Feb
1
comment Healing in the Torah and Talmud, how to receive healing from Hashem?
Are you asking in a figurative sense? In a metaphysical sense? Are you looking for a Kabbalistic answer? Are you looking for a map of the body correlating to certain commandments? Please clarify.
Feb
1
awarded  Necromancer
Jan
29
answered Dealing with Other Minyanim
Jan
29
revised Answering Baruch Hu UVaruch Shemo and Amen while learning
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Jan
29
comment Answering Amen , Barachu and the like outside of a Minyan
See this answer to another question.
Jan
29
comment Answering Baruch Hu UVaruch Shemo and Amen while learning
Harry disputes your interpretation of your source.
Jan
29
revised Answering Baruch Hu UVaruch Shemo and Amen while learning
Spelling.
Jan
29
comment Answering Amen , Barachu and the like outside of a Minyan
What's "the like"?
Jan
27
comment Is there a concept of “bitul beshishim” with regards to fish?
"Broadly speaking, we tend to follow the Shach (& co.) over the Taz in situations like this." -- Source? And situations like what? Fish and meat? Bitul BeShishim? Kashruth?
Jan
24
asked When the רא״ש refers to “הגאון”, who is he referring to?
Jan
19
comment Why aren't Yemenites an ed echad on locusts?
@DoubleAA, that sounds like a fantastic explanation of the phenomenon of not relying on the Yemenite (or any) Mesorah. Whether it ought to be followed or not, I'm not qualified to answer, but it makes sense as an explanation of the "loss" of our Mesorah.
Jan
19
accepted Rabbeinu Asher ben Yeḥiel's nickname(s)
Jan
19
comment Oops, I just missed the siyum for Fast of the Firstborn
This happened to me, and I fasted. After the fact, a non-practicing rabbi (ie., he had Semichah, and had even written a Sefer, but worked professionally as an attorney) told me he believed I could have partaken of the meal, as that was the main point - ie., it is a Se'udath Mitzvah, whether I heard the words of Torah or not.
Jan
19
comment Oops, I just missed the siyum for Fast of the Firstborn
This happened to me, and I fasted. After the fact, a non-practicing rabbi (ie., he had Semichah, and had even written a Sefer, but worked professionally as an attorney) told me he believed I could have partaken of the meal, as that was the main point - ie., it is a Se'udath Mitzvah, whether I heard the words of Torah or not.
Jan
19
comment Oops, I just missed the siyum for Fast of the Firstborn
@DannySchoemann, you mean except for the first sentence?
Jan
14
comment Ethics of survey studies with a false premise
@DanF what if it's a psychology student? Or a sociology student? Or a political science student? Or an education student? Surely these (and many other) fields can gain from understanding human reaction to certain stimuli ("Free Junk! Buy now!").
Jan
14
revised Ethics of survey studies with a false premise
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Jan
14
asked Ethics of survey studies with a false premise