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Sepharadi Jew in Chicago.

Nov
7
answered Must I ceremonially dispatch a non-kosher animal meant for Gentile consumption?
Nov
3
revised Is it asur to listen to a parrot which is a perfect mimic of a woman singing?
fixed grammar.
Oct
29
revised Bracha on breastmilk?
mention yoreh deah, where I know that's the source. i don't know about the other one.
Oct
24
revised Why is God's name spelled differently in Sefardi siddurs?
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Oct
24
comment Why is God's name spelled differently in Sefardi siddurs?
@ray: I think so, but that's only required if you know enough to do so. Otherwise you should focus your kavannah on the plain meaning of the words.
Oct
24
answered Does a Snuggie need tzitzis?
Oct
24
answered Why is God's name spelled differently in Sefardi siddurs?
Oct
24
comment What do you do with a ketubah document following a divorce?
@ShmuelBrin: the husband. See the other answer. The rules he cites for handling the ketubah are actually true for any contract that obligates one person to pay another.
Oct
24
revised Minimum Number of Days before Hefsek Tahara: Sephardi vs. Ashkenazi
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Oct
16
comment When will the period of Acharonim end?
@shimon I've been wondering whether Rav Ovadia wasn't the last of the acharonim. Only time will tell.
Oct
15
revised Must a Divorced Man Wear a Tallis While Davening?
I really dislike Double AA's emendations, so I've rewritten the question myself.
Oct
13
answered Punishment for sins one cannot now be expected to avoid
Oct
6
revised Virginal Defloration and Nidah
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Oct
4
revised Virginal Defloration and Nidah
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Oct
4
answered Virginal Defloration and Nidah
Oct
4
comment If one keeps the deoraita nidah(7days) but not the additional 4-5 days, is there a punishment?
I have this feeling that you're not going to be convinced by answers that you read online. I think you should talk to a rav face to face.
Oct
3
comment SE Challenge: Halachot in which rulings range from permissible to Torah violation?
It's probably rabbinic at best (akin to why kidushei biah is no longer performed.)
Oct
3
answered SE Challenge: Halachot in which rulings range from permissible to Torah violation?
Oct
2
answered What is the last meal during the period of sukkot, and the days following, for which sefaradim are required to sit in the sukkah?
Sep
29
revised Minimum Number of Days before Hefsek Tahara: Sephardi vs. Ashkenazi
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