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Previously: Project Manager at Answers.com and updater of Halocho a day web sites and facebook groups.

Currently: Programmer at Hyperlync and concentrating on Daf Yomi, 2nd cycle.

Self reminder: It's & rlm; you need to add to the end of Hebrew text.


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answered Can one accomplish Tzedaka through a will?
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reviewed Looks OK Teshuva and non-Jews?
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comment Teshuva and non-Jews?
Welcome, @zohar. Your answer would be more valuable if it quoted sources.
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awarded  Explainer
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reviewed No Action Needed Proofs from scripture that God could not be a man
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reviewed Looks OK Customary foods for the erev Yom Kippur meal(s)
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reviewed Close Selichos during Beis HaMikdash?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is it appropriate to sing Aishet Chayel for a childless woman?
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comment Can the chickens swung over a pregnant woman's head for Kaparos be swung consecutively?
@Yishai - almost did, but it's a dup of judaism.stackexchange.com/q/30883/501
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comment Is there a problem with extra aliyot on Simchat Torah?
@TamirEvan: Thanks - I missed that. Now the עיקר תוי"ט et el make sense.
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revised Is there a problem with extra aliyot on Simchat Torah?
Added Gemara in megila.
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answered Is there a problem with extra aliyot on Simchat Torah?
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comment Watching TV on weekdays (not on shabbat)
BTW: based on your comment that you only watch "news or a documentary" I didn't mention Halachot about seeing "inappropriate material".
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reviewed Looks OK What is the purpose of the mosquito?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can the chickens swung over a pregnant woman's head for Kaparos be swung consecutively?
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reviewed Leave Open Why is the Cohen allowed to be called first and for maftir on Shabbat?
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reviewed Leave Open Can the chickens swung over a pregnant woman's head for Kaparos be swung consecutively?
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comment Can the chickens swung over a pregnant woman's head for Kaparos be swung consecutively?
Out of curiosity, why does an unborn fetus not atonement? And how exactly does one gain atonement by swinging chickens around? (Surely this ceremony is supposed to invoke feelings of Teshuva. How does that relate to the fetus?)
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answered Watching TV on weekdays (not on shabbat)
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comment How was Tevilas Ezra effective in limiting conjugal relations?
If "The spiritual benefits of Mikve are well known" why did they wait for 3000+ years for it to become a daily practise? Just curious...