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I’m an engineer, graduated with a B.E. in Electrical Engineering from the Cooper Union, and working in that field in the Greater NYC area.

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Mar
25
answered How did the Cohanim manage to walk on the Copper Mizbeach?
Mar
24
comment How did the Cohanim manage to walk on the Copper Mizbeach?
Was the copper on top as well, or only around the wooden retaining wall? IIRC the mizbeach was filled with earth at each stop.
Mar
16
awarded  Yearling
Mar
13
awarded  Announcer
Mar
10
reviewed Reject Passing gas while listening to a Jewish song on my MP3 player
Mar
8
awarded  Nice Question
Mar
8
accepted May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
Mar
5
comment May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
+1. I did cover כל העומד לשרוף כשרוף דמי in my answer, but forgot the precise phrase; thank you.
Mar
5
revised May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
Added correct halachik phrase
Mar
5
comment May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
@Daniel: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weregild
Mar
5
comment May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
He took it as weregild; you have to discuss whether grabbing something in payment of debt counts as theft.
Mar
5
asked May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
Mar
5
answered May Sauron’s Ring be used for kiddushin?
Mar
5
comment Are all אוזני המן halachically equal?
Chocolate hamantashen are an abomination unto Nuggan. Poppy is ideal of course; lekvár quite acceptable; and apricot & raspberry only b’sha‘as had’chak.
Mar
4
awarded  Civic Duty
Mar
3
accepted Angels in Bohemia?
Mar
3
comment Angels in Bohemia?
I was thinking of voting for this answer, maybe accepting it, but nothing really matters…
Mar
2
asked Angels in Bohemia?
Mar
2
comment How should a werewolf celebrate Pesach?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/q/55611/70
Mar
1
comment Does one make a Bracha when seeing the Pope?
Sure, @TRiG; halachikly he's a melech whatever the title is—which is why (as I said) the Reichsfürsten would have the bracha made for them.