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Jan
3
comment Is weed kosher?
If an answer that it is not kosher was available to the duplicate question it would have been used; it's an easier answer. The fact that the respondents reached for different answers indicates that they could not say "it is not kosher".
Jan
3
answered Don't covet? Don't steal? What exactly is חמד in the Aseret Hadibrot?
Jan
2
answered Does an unknown Ikkur require a blessing?
Jan
1
accepted What sort of “food” did the midwives provide for the children (Rashi on Shemos 1 (17))?
Jan
1
awarded  halacha
Dec
31
comment Does the use Rabbi Yishmael's principles retain the de'oraiso character of the original statement?
@mevaqesh I do not want to limit what is learnt from the Torah law. But an example of a new law would be eating a shiur of bread in the sukkah on the first night of Sukkos which I believe is learnt from a Gzeira Shava.
Dec
31
comment Does the use Rabbi Yishmael's principles retain the de'oraiso character of the original statement?
@DoubleAA דאורייתא כולל את כל הדינים שנמסרו למשה רבנו בהר סיני. כלומר הן דינים הכתובים בתורה (במפורש או שנלמדים מפסוק) והן דינים שהם "הלכה למשה מסיני" כלומר תורה שבעל פה. (from here )
Dec
31
awarded  Strunk & White
Dec
31
comment Rockets from Gaza while praying
I have edited the question to stop it being a request for practical halacha. That request seems to have attracted 3 close votes. I hope now that we can keep the question open without detracting from it.
Dec
31
revised Rockets from Gaza while praying
Tried to stop the question being a request for practical halacha.
Dec
31
asked Does the use Rabbi Yishmael's principles retain the de'oraiso character of the original statement?
Dec
31
reviewed Leave Open Comprehensive map/list of active Orthodox synagogues in the U.S
Dec
30
reviewed Looks OK Understanding העמק דבר on בראשית טו ה
Dec
30
reviewed Leave Open Driving in a Blizzard after Shabbat Begins
Dec
30
answered Understanding העמק דבר on בראשית טו ה
Dec
29
comment What sort of “food” did the midwives provide for the children (Rashi on Shemos 1 (17))?
The idea of "feticide or partial-birth abortion, not outright infanticide" is supported by the Ohr Hachaim ad loc "כי קודם שיוודע הנולד מה הוא אם בן אם בת יראו המילדות על האבנים אם בן הוא ימיתוהו ויאמרו נולד מת ולא יניחו עד שיצא "
Dec
29
reviewed Leave Open Books in english or french
Dec
29
revised Water Fasts and Halacha
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Dec
28
revised Do you need to eat a kezayis of the ikar to make a bracha acharona necessitated by the ikar?
clarified following helpful comment.
Dec
28
comment What sort of “food” did the midwives provide for the children (Rashi on Shemos 1 (17))?
@Loewian I am rightly rebuked by msh210. Forget my question about initial infancy.