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Aug
24
comment Mincha before early wedding
I certainly said my vidui at Shacharit.
Aug
24
comment What do you say when asked Shidduch information
This is mostly similar to what I heard in a shiur from R' Yaakov Luban. Alas, it was on Shavuot night & not recorded.
Aug
24
answered Ditch school: stealing?
Aug
23
comment Naming your child using a dead relative's initial
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Aug
23
revised Naming your child using a dead relative's initial
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Aug
23
comment Husband lighting Shabbat candles
My wife is a doctor, and in residency she frequently came home late enough Friday night that I did the lighting for us.
Aug
23
answered Naming your child using a dead relative's initial
Aug
21
awarded  Necromancer
Aug
21
awarded  Revival
Aug
21
comment Hechi Kedushah anytime?
It is my experience that many Conservative synagogues do a heicha kedusha for musaf. I have also been in a Chabad that did this for the same sorts of reasons (the tzibbur will not tolerate more davening/won't pay attention anyway).
Aug
21
comment Can an apikores (heretic) count in a minyan?
@Ari, so a person who says, "Ordinarily I daven in a conservative shul and I think women should count...but today I have yahrtzeit so I came to this Orthodox shul" You think that person does not count for a minyan?
Aug
21
comment Can an apikores (heretic) count in a minyan?
@AdamMosheh, please check your source on that. I'm inclined to believe that the opposite in fact was said. No one today who understands exactly what it means to violate the commandments to anger G-d in fact does so. On the other hand, our desires for forbidden things haven't decreased any.
Aug
21
comment Is it permitted to have a boy under barmitzvah age sing Anim Zemiros?
Rabbi Barry Freundel repeatedly quoted Chasidei Ashkenaz, as authors of this prayer, saying that innocent children are the ideal leaders of this prayer.
Aug
21
answered Non-Yemenites who heat up soup after the start of Shabbat?
Aug
21
comment Ice-cream scoop on Shabbos
I don't know anyone who goes out of their way to make a series of beautifully perfect spheres of ice cream. I'm not sure even if they did that it would be prohibited, as spheres might be too simple. This shaping business is for things where a picture of something is made.
Aug
21
comment How to survive Purim
Many communities do make things work that way. In case the OP is not in such a community, or someone else reading isn't, it is something that can take some time on the day of. Plus, often there are people collecting on the day of Purim as well.
Aug
21
awarded  Revival
Aug
20
answered How to survive Purim
Aug
12
comment What is the origin of the custom to say Shema to a baby on the day before his Brit Milah?
I'll admit that this is purely my own logic, but there is a somewhat more rational answer too: The brit mila itself is dangerous, and thus we should do something that the baby gets through it safely.
Jul
26
awarded  Revival