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Sepharadi Jew in Chicago.

Nov
3
answered Ḥaser form of writing “Jerusalem” in the Bible
Oct
31
comment Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
Yeah, either I'm making an inference or I'm misremembering what he said.
Oct
31
revised Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
that's who it was!
Oct
31
comment End of Davening - Al Tira MiPachad Pisom
@mekubal: I have a siddur by R' Yaakov Hillel who mentions sources and minhagim among particular Sephardim (e.g. Provence) to say these paseukim.
Oct
31
revised 20 years for Sin, 7 years for beauty
added 45 characters in body
Oct
31
comment sameach vs. samach
This gets into the question of whose psakim is "nusach sephard" based on?
Oct
31
answered sameach vs. samach
Oct
31
comment sameach vs. samach
Nusach Edot HaMizrach has שַׂמֵּחַ in both places.
Oct
31
answered “Baruch shekivanti…”
Oct
31
answered 20 years for Sin, 7 years for beauty
Oct
31
answered Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
Oct
31
answered Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
Oct
31
answered Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
Oct
31
comment Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
The Ramban asks this question from Bereshit Rabbah 60:8. You can see meforshim there who suggest answers.
Oct
26
comment Pinchas Ben Yair's Donkey
I'd be curious to know who said that quote. I bet it a chossid.
Oct
26
answered Missing Barchu at Maariv
Oct
24
answered Would halacha permit bombing Auschwitz?
Oct
22
answered Self-study writing a davar avid?
Oct
21
comment Is watching via webcam valid for cholov yisroel?
Then you'd need a real posek to answer that question.
Oct
21
answered Is watching via webcam valid for cholov yisroel?