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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.


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revised Who performed the bris of Abraham?
"Whom are you?" he said, for he had been to night school.
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
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
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.
Jun
16
revised Personal Taanis on next day — why not ealier then Mincha and not later then Shkia?
Tidied grammar.
May
28
revised Is there a requirement to join a Minyan?
Tidied grammar.
Apr
30
revised Using Christian theological texts for a Torah class
Tidied grammar and formatting.
Apr
17
revised How do books which have obviously been compiled become part of Tanach?
Tidied grammar.
Apr
10
revised Does halakhah forbid Jews from eating pets that die naturally?
Clarified ambiguous "above".
Mar
6
revised No Offense Loophole
Fixed markdown error (italics). Also changed all quotation makes and apostrophes to curled while I was at it.
Jul
3
revised Would coffee in beer be kosher?
Typo fix: beer > coffee.
May
27
revised Should the Christian cross be seen as an idol?
Grammar and linkification.
May
13
revised Are dreidels muktzah?
Formatting and spelling fixes.
Apr
28
revised Keeping one or two days of Yom Tov in towns outside the biblically stipulated borders of Israel?
Typo fixes.
Apr
25
revised Would Adam and Chava have been permitted the tree of knowledge if they'd waited?
Tried to tidy grammar a bit. It's still a bit fiddly, what with the same pronoun referring many times to two different refferants in the same sentance. Further improvement could be made.
Apr
23
revised What is a non-Jew's purpose in life?
Fixed Grammar.
Apr
14
revised If magazine subscriptions are ribbis, are bus tokens, postage stamps, and other pay-in-advance items also ribbis?
Typo: I > If.
Mar
29
revised Why is there a difference of opinion about whether modern magic is prohibited or permitted?
Tidied grammar.
Jan
5
revised Is being vegan “kosher”?
Fixed grammar and spelling.