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Dec
13
comment Why didn't Rochel just destroy the idols?
Nechama Leibovitz says: Yet, Ramban claims that the teraphim were not idols, but came to take on the importance of gods in the eyes of Lavan. Ramban's opinion reflects a number of commentators, including Ibn Ezra and Rashbam, who identify the teraphim as astrological instruments that have the power to provide information about the future. This opinion is based on a number of Biblical sources...... If they were not idols, maybe they need not have been destroyed.
Dec
10
revised Understanding the cherem to tell Yaakov that Yosef was alive
corrected spelling
Dec
10
comment Writing the name chaya
Another example of this sort of thing is at judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/29089/…
Dec
10
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
6
revised What's the point of a מתורגמן if he doesn't speak louder than the original person?
added another referencr
Dec
6
answered What's the point of a מתורגמן if he doesn't speak louder than the original person?
Dec
6
revised Lying to customer service
added the essential bit!
Dec
6
comment Lying to customer service
@AniYodeya I upvoted your comment! I will add to the answer that pretending to be your friend seems to me to be sheker.
Dec
5
answered Lying to customer service
Dec
5
answered Comprehensive treatments of the prohibition of bribery
Dec
4
comment How do you look into a Pesach program?
Reminds me of the (fictitious?) story of the guest at the hotel who searched out the mashgiach and asked to be reassured that everything was perfect in kashrus. The mashgiach answered "if you wanted perfection in kashrus you should have stayed at home".
Dec
3
revised Choreography of Kaddish
CORRECTED SPELLING
Dec
3
comment Does flavored yogurt get its own blessing during a meal?
@Ani Yodeya IMHO yogurt that is stirred flows more easily - like melted ice cream.
Dec
3
comment Does flavored yogurt get its own blessing during a meal?
Is this a dupe of judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/2683/brochos-on-desserts or is the specific question about yogurt enough to justify it?
Dec
3
answered chosson, kallah and yichud room
Dec
1
answered Is it forbidden to publish misleading advertising?
Nov
30
comment Must we wear white clothes?
Thank you for your good question. It would IMHO have been better if you had reduced the power with which your expressed your own views. So I will vote it down.
Nov
29
comment Origin of the common M'chalkel niggun
I have never heard it!
Nov
23
comment Why for repetition of Shomne Esray you need only 6 that prayed but 9 that will answer?
Yes indeed that's it.
Nov
23
revised Why for repetition of Shomne Esray you need only 6 that prayed but 9 that will answer?
added linked question