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May
18
comment Why is there a ה in “מוהל”?
@WAF @msh210 you are assuming that mohel is or Hebrew origin, and that it shares the same shoresh as לימול. That is not necessarily the case.
May
18
comment Why is there a ה in “מוהל”?
Had you looked down the page, it makes mention of "Aramaic מְהַל" which is where I believe the "he" comes from. With regards to the shoresh of the word, I can just tell you what I found, and it makes sense.
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
We do not make a shechianu second day of yom tov... or on the succa...
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
@jake: Apologies, but if there is that original safek, why do we say a bracha on any but the first night?
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
@jake: I think thats backwards. you need both sfekas to be in your favor. you need both for it to be 49 mitzvot AND for it to it to be allowed at night. in that case for sure we would not make a bracha...
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
If there is an opinion that says it not good, then why would we continue counting with a bracha afterwards?
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
@jake: If in fact we should count at night, then why is counting during the day worth anything?
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
I ask you the same question i asked above. what does the first wheat cut have to do when we count each day?
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
So why do you think he thinks that they have something in common?
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
the counting has nothing to do with the korban though...
May
15
comment Why don't we count the omer with a bracha during the day?
What does one have to do with the other?
May
15
comment Following 'the spirit of the law' vs 'the letter of the law'
@Isaac, Thank you for the warm welcome.