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I was brought up Jehovah’s Witness. (That’s a fairly little-known non-Trinitarian branch of Christianity.) As such, I was taught about Christianity’s roots in Judaism, and therefore also taught about Judaism, though perhaps not very accurately.

I am now an atheist, but continue to be curious about religion and how it works and is manifest in people’s lives.


Jul
9
revised Is it permissible to write the English/secular date?
"to only write the Hebrew date on a tombstone". I intially read this as meaning that Hebrew dates were used nowhere else.
Jul
9
revised Is it permissible to write the English/secular date?
Punctuation all over the place.
Jul
9
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Jul
9
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Jul
8
comment Are Animal Crackers depicting non-kosher animals non-kosher?
On a separate issue, @Shalom, I would contend that the stuff Hershey's produce isn't actually chocolate as I'd understand the word. It seems to be a brown waxy substance, the flavour of which almost, but not quite, entirely unlike chocolate.
Jul
7
revised Is one allowed to smoke Marijuana?
Tidied grammar. Quote was separated by verse: I changed it into single block. (Could someone review the Hebrew? It has some strange } symbols in it which I suspect should not be there. Thanks.) Separated out sections (because I split some long prargraphs into shorter ones).
Jul
7
suggested suggested edit on Is one allowed to smoke Marijuana?
Jul
7
revised Thanksgiving Meal Allowed?
Improved link text and added full referencing, so you know what you're clicking on. Small grammar tweaks. And I gritted my teeth and put the full stop inside the quotation marks.
Jul
7
suggested suggested edit on Thanksgiving Meal Allowed?
Jul
7
accepted What happens when a Jew eats non-Kosher food by mistake?
Jul
6
asked What happens when a Jew eats non-Kosher food by mistake?
Jul
4
comment How are pre-creation >4000 BCE human civilization and pre-flood >2300 BCE civilizations that continued reconciled with Judaism?
I'm not sure that "don't worry about it" counts as an answer.
Jun
16
revised Personal Taanis on next day — why not ealier then Mincha and not later then Shkia?
Tidied grammar.
Jun
16
suggested suggested edit on Personal Taanis on next day — why not ealier then Mincha and not later then Shkia?
Jun
12
comment Why are Shabbat loopholes a good thing?
Christian perspective, since that seems to be where you're coming from: "In a sense, the elaborate nature of the law-evading construct becomes an expression of reverence for the very law it evades."
Jun
3
comment Is Mi Yodeya allowed to tweet on Shabbos?
I posit that you won't see the tweets unless you're already accessing the internet anyway, so what's the issue?
May
28
revised Is there a requirement to join a Minyan?
Tidied grammar.
May
28
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Apr
30
revised Using Christian theological texts for a Torah class
Tidied grammar and formatting.
Apr
30
suggested suggested edit on Using Christian theological texts for a Torah class