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comment Was the Chasam Sofer known for having an interesting way of learning?
I could give you a whole list of meforshim that are different from 95% (or more!) of the others: The Rogetchover, R' Yaakov Emden, Birkas Shmuel, Kehillos Yaakov, etc. etc. (each in its own way).
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comment Was the Chasam Sofer known for having an interesting way of learning?
Hi, Truth Seeker, and welcome to Mi Yodeya! The Chasam Sofer is definitely known to be a very original and creative thinker. There are many different styles of commentary, and some many not be a good "fit" for one's specific intellectual personality.
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comment slander or truth abou OU Kashrus
yerachmiel - this 'important rav' wouldn't happen to be involved with a competing kashrus agency, would he? Just asking...
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comment How could a man named Philip in USA have Hebrew name Yehoshua Falk?
To my ears, the name Philip is a perfect match for the Yiddish(?) "Falk." The direct translation of his first name would have been Joshua, but perhaps he felt it wasn't sufficiently "American-sounding."
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comment Using a Stamp from an RSVP Card
1) If you know who the sender is, what is the purpose of saving it until Eliyahu HaNavi comes? 2) Since it can be assumed that most people do not have unused-stampted-envelope collections, and simply discard those they do not use, shouldn't there be a presumption that the senders of such envelopes relinquish any expectation of getting them back?
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comment Kuntrus Midor L'Dor
@MarkCaren You might find this article interesting: bethdin.org/docs/PDF14-Halachic_Will_Materials.pdf
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comment Kuntrus Midor L'Dor
Are you sure there is a separate English version? It's been many years since I last saw it, but if memory serves correctly, there is some English content (document text for sure, but maybe more) in the Hebrew sefer.
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answered Kuntrus Midor L'Dor
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comment Kuntrus Midor L'Dor
It's a guide to writing a will in accordance with halachah.
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comment Inhaling prayers?
Now that's what I would call an inspirational prayer!
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comment Receiving money for a day's work, considering it to cover a debt?
I think it would make a difference whether the term of the loan (e.g., 30 days) had already ended, no?
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comment “Tzon k'doshim!” ―“Baa!”: source/provenance
@msh210 - the link works now, in case you're still interested.
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revised A shorter person with a normal sized tallis katan
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answered The (female) name Freeda amongst Sefardim
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comment How to identify Yashan
(cont.) "In the interim, those who have last year’s Guide may try to recalculate the codes given there for individual products to the current year and cutoff packing date. A copy of last year’s last Guide is still available by sending email to chodosh@sefer.com. If you do use that old Guide, remember that it has not been updated. It should only be used for package code guidance."
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comment How to identify Yashan
@DoubleAA - more like a few weeks ago. An email update sent in August stated as follows: "We are not able to publish the new Guide until the mashgichim and other sources update their Yoshon hashgocho information for the new season. Based on previous experience, all such needed information will not be available until after Sukkos. Meanwhile we will do our best to bridge the data gap as well as we can with updates such as this...