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comment Can one nullify permitted stuff?
I seem to remember one of the Nosei Keilim on the Yorah Deah quoting a Maharam MiLublin that said that you can't be mevatel heter. I can't find it now, and its been many years, so I may not be remembering correctly. It had to do with adding water to milk so that there was 60 times more water than milk, and then eating the water with meat.
Aug
26
comment man and woman in the 'eyes' of G-d
@msh210: The Chinuch talks about who is commanded, and I think the question here is does one who verbally abuses women also transgress.
Aug
18
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Aug
13
comment What was the “danger” of concern that prohibited eating fish with meat?
I once heard from a guy who told me he heard from his Rabbi that danger is because meat has only big bones, while fish have small bones. When eating the two together, you may be less careful with the fish bones, and you may end up choking on the fish bones. -- This is a very rationalistic explanation (not like the talmud quoted in one of the answers below). I have no idea what the actual source is.
Aug
13
comment Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
@aryeh suggest that the 15th of Av was the beginning of the grape harvest: judaism.stackexchange.com/a/61461/603 -- Any source for this idea?
Aug
13
revised Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
added about the freeing of slaves, not sure if it is really agricultural, added 1st of tishre
Aug
13
comment Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
@msh210: Done. Please add anything you'd like. Even just dates, I'll look them up and add more information.
Aug
13
revised Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
7th and 17th of cheshvan
Aug
13
comment Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
Better, more authoritative sources would be greatly appreciated
Aug
13
answered Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
Aug
12
asked Agricultural events and the Jewish calendar
Aug
12
comment Seeking (a) web site(s) that discuss(es) Judaic calendar statistics
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/13034/603
Aug
11
comment Was Cyrus really Queen Esther's son?
Who makes the claim?
Aug
9
revised Who divided the Tehillim into days?
added Alex's not into the answer, since I think it should be there
Aug
9
comment Did Elisha get his tefillin back?
..and if they did turn back into tefillin, were they kosher for use?
Aug
4
comment Jewish saying: “To be lenient when you should be firm is to be cruel when you could be kind.”?
This appears to be referring to Kohelet Rabba 6:17 - sefaria.org/… -- If so, the question can easily be reworded to to be on topic, just change "Old Yiddish/Hebrew saying" to "Statement of our Sages" ---- "כל מי שנעשה רחמן במקום אכזרי, סוף שנעשה אכזרי במקום רחמן." and "כל מי שנעשה רחמן במקום אכזרי, סוף שמדת הדין פוגעת בו"
Aug
4
comment Is there a problem with Triangle K? If so, what?
@NoachmiFrankfurt: Anybody on the internet can say anything about anyone. That's why I put "allegedly".
Aug
3
revised Is there a problem with Triangle K? If so, what?
added archive link
Aug
3
comment Is there a problem with Triangle K? If so, what?
@DoubleAA: The point was that when you dump the grapes into the trough, the weight of the grapes crush some of the bottom grapes. To clarify, the grapes were brought in container carts by the workers. They were then handed over to the mashgichim, who hooked the cart up to the mechanism that flipped the cart over and dumped the grapes into the trough. From then nothing was done by the workers. The mashgichim hit the switch to fill the cart, and all switches and checking thereafter.
Aug
3
comment Is there a problem with Triangle K? If so, what?
@DoubleAA: The question is at what time in the wine making process does it start becoming a problem.