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Jun
15
reviewed No Action Needed Sitting shiva for a parent who married a gentile
Jun
14
reviewed Leave Open bread of shame and free will
Jun
14
reviewed Close What dress is expected at a post-service event in a synagogue?
Jun
13
awarded  Generalist
Jun
12
comment How does the principle of “ikkar” and “tofel” work with the after-blessing?
@Daniel Devorim 8, 10. "And you will eat and be sated, and you shall bless the Lord, your God, for the good land He has given you." chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/9972http://www.chabad.org/…
Jun
12
comment How does the principle of “ikkar” and “tofel” work with the after-blessing?
@DanF I want to understand the mechanism by which ikar/tafel operates so that it generates such a surprising conclusion in this case. Just defining it as ikar/tafel does not satify me.
Jun
12
comment How does the principle of “ikkar” and “tofel” work with the after-blessing?
@Daniel I am not making any claims about the reason for the before-blessing. My question is about the after-blessing and that is why I gave you my idea about the after-blessing.
Jun
12
comment How does the principle of “ikkar” and “tofel” work with the after-blessing?
@DanF “The Halachos of Brochos” by Rabbi Bodner page 254 says “Just as the initial brocha on the ikar covers the tofel, so too does the brocha achrona of ikar cover the tofel”. And in the “Handbook” about for example “Wheat Chex” it says the after-brocha is “al hamichya”.
Jun
12
comment How does the principle of “ikkar” and “tofel” work with the after-blessing?
There are two ways to eat the cereal and milk (separately and together). The bodily benefit is the same in both ways. I assume the after-blessing is to thank for the benefit to the body. Why then should the after blessing depend on how I eat the cereal and milk?
Jun
12
asked How does the principle of “ikkar” and “tofel” work with the after-blessing?
Jun
8
reviewed Leave Closed Leading poskim in the Charedi community today
Jun
7
revised Is it allowed to have the wedding dinner before the ceremony?
edited title
Jun
7
asked Is it allowed to have the wedding dinner before the ceremony?
Jun
4
reviewed Leave Open “hagEfen” or “hagAfen”? what is the reason behind the enunciation difference?
Jun
2
answered Minhag saying Shema after Aleinu
Jun
2
comment Discriminatory charity
And .. I know better the needs and suffering of those nearest to me. Therefore I am liable to be more kind to them than to others of whom I know less. By everyone looking after those nearest to themselves, the outcome for the poor is likely to be better than by focussing on those further away. .
May
31
answered Torah atones for all sins
May
31
reviewed Close What is considered having in mind for other food items for the same bracha category?
May
29
comment Unexpected Dageshim
The question about "alephs" is asked here: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/35510/aleph-with-a-dagesh where answers were offered.
May
29
reviewed Looks OK selichos on yom kippur