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comment Can a person (or cat) be both alive and dead at the same time? (Schrödinger's paradox)
I vaguely remember someone connecting the mishna in Kiddushin, Chapter 3, Mishna 2 to this idea: hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=37944&pgnum=302
Dec
14
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
14
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
8
awarded  Good Answer
Dec
7
revised Silent letter in Yisachar
added link to shiur
Dec
3
comment How to express thanks for G-d's salvation when others weren't as fortunate
@Shokhet: on the other hand, there was no one else to be pained by Noach's celebration.
Dec
3
revised How to express thanks for G-d's salvation when others weren't as fortunate
added 198 characters in body
Dec
3
asked How to express thanks for G-d's salvation when others weren't as fortunate
Dec
2
comment Why did Yaakov send only animals to Esav?
What about the servants
Dec
1
comment Does killing a pest make a person unclean?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/8513/…
Dec
1
awarded  kashrut-kosher
Nov
27
comment discrepancy between parashat emor and yechezkel regarding if it is possible for a kohen to be mitame for a spouse
This was discussed on this website somewhere, but I can't find it
Nov
26
comment How can we bring moshiach if no prior generation could?
@Scimonster: In the source of the parable, the Shibolei Haleket, he says explicitly that the eyes of the midget end up being higher than the eyes of the Giant: beta.hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=14636&pgnum=36
Nov
24
answered How can we bring moshiach if no prior generation could?
Nov
24
comment Why does the posuk emphasise that Lavan was Ya’akov’s uncle?
If I remember correctly, it is to show that Lavan was poor (or cheap) and had no sons. Since Rochel was doing the shepherding, a task lavan's sons should have done. Later on we see that Lavan did have sons, as a result of the blessings Yaakov brought
Nov
24
comment In what case can a wine made from the “Fruit of the Vine” be kosher but not acceptable for kiddush?
When you say "Fruit of the Vine", do you mean that was the blessing? Are you asking how a beverage could have the blessing "Who creates the fruit of the vine" and yet still not qualify for Kiddush?
Nov
20
comment Sous-vide cooking for Shabbat
When I heard about this method of cooking, it sounded like the practice I've seen Sefardim do, of putting bags of rice and water in the Chamin (Cholent), and having it cook that way. -- see here for example: blog.thepeppermillinc.com/2014/05/…
Nov
19
comment Meaning of ודו"ק
here it is: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/13390/603
Nov
19
comment Meaning of ודו"ק
Somewhere floating around this site is a picture of a manuscript of Rashi where you can see that the divrei hamatchil were written with a quotation mark. I can't find it, but I'm almost positive @avi posted it.
Nov
18
revised Why does the Mishna not follow its own advice?
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