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Apr
15
reviewed Reviewed Accepting parents' minhagim
Apr
15
comment Why were Nadav and Avihu punished?
What will you do with the statement, אין עונשין אלא אם כן מזהירין הוא כלל הלכתי־תלמודי, לפיו לא ייתכן עונש על עבירה כל שהיא מהתורה, בלי שיצויין במפורש בתורה אזהרה שלא לעבור על עבירה זו.
Apr
13
answered If one has a heter to do something unusual, must one do so discreetly?
Apr
13
comment How much salt should I put in the water for salt water at the Seder?
I remember but cannot find that I read somewhere that the salt water had to be very concentrated. No idea why though. But celery dipped in matjes herring juice is bordering on an real hors'd'oeuvre. A definite idea.
Apr
12
comment Did people who were not priests ever enter the Tabernacle?
Curious. Rashi on Vayikro quotes that from collecting the blood onwards the work must be done by Kohanim.
Apr
12
comment Congregation sings parts of the Shiroh before the reader on the seventh day of Pesach?
@NoachmiFrankfurt Can you source it please? I observed it in a Shul but it was only for a few of the verses that have shemot.
Apr
12
comment Genesis 39:20 Potiphar's prison
It's suggested by a non-Jewish source footnote 47 without evidence it seems to me.
Apr
12
asked Congregation sings parts of the Shiroh before the reader on the seventh day of Pesach?
Apr
9
reviewed Leave Open Students of the Chazon Ish
Apr
8
answered Did people who were not priests ever enter the Tabernacle?
Apr
8
comment Is it permissible to use a French Press on Yom Tov?
@NoachmiFrankfurt: soup - who mentioned it?
Apr
8
comment Targum on Obadiah 1:3 a Reference to Rome?
Malbim on Ovadiah 1(1) says that the prophecy of Obadiah concerns the fate of Edom. He goes on to say that the second temple was destroyed by the Romans who are called by the name Edom. So Malbim identifies Edom as Rome.
Apr
7
comment How did the Ashkenazi Yom Tov “prayer mode” become so popular?
@NoachmiFrankfurt יש להמתין עד סיום הברכה בטרם אומרים "אמן" - אחרת ה"אמן" נקרא "אמן חטופה
Apr
7
revised How did the Ashkenazi Yom Tov “prayer mode” become so popular?
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Apr
7
answered Posting Advertisements on Chol Hamoed
Apr
7
comment Posting Advertisements on Chol Hamoed
Edited so that the question does not request a psak.
Apr
7
revised Posting Advertisements on Chol Hamoed
avoided requesting a psak
Apr
7
revised How did our forefathers bake the dough they took out of Egypt? Would it qualify as matzo now?
added more
Apr
7
reviewed Close Is there a place for the documentary-hypothesis in observant Judaism?
Apr
7
comment Laws of Chol Ha Moed
Addiction should not be considered normative behaviour.