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Jun
10
reviewed Leave Open What is Nivul Peh and who decides what it is
Jun
10
comment What is Nivul Peh and who decides what it is
There seem to be 2 questions here. Nivul Peh has already been answered - see deja-jew's reference. The permissibility of Dam* or He** (as you refer to them) is a separate question.
Jun
10
revised A bread is made with exactly 50% whole wheat flour and 50% chickpea flour. Is the bracha hamotzi?
added source
Jun
10
answered A bread is made with exactly 50% whole wheat flour and 50% chickpea flour. Is the bracha hamotzi?
Jun
9
reviewed Leave Closed Answering a virtual kaddish?
Jun
9
reviewed Leave Open Self Fulfilling Prophecy
Jun
9
comment Herring and a Cracker
@Daniel My Rov taught me that at a kiddush where there are separate crackers and herring, I should first make mezonos on the cracker and then take the herring and make shehakol on that (even when it is on the cracker).
Jun
9
comment Why did the angels object to the Torah being given to Moshe – what did the angels think?
@Matt Found hebrewbooks.org/… but can't see it. What page is it on please?
Jun
8
comment Jewish Books on Education
I've not read Rabbi Kelemen's book: I know and admire the man. But it is apparently backed up by scientific studies. Rav Wolbe's book doesn't do that.
Jun
8
answered Jewish Books on Education
Jun
8
asked Does a father's rebuke cause seven days of humiliation in his child?
Jun
8
revised Why did the angels object to the Torah being given to Moshe – what did the angels think?
spelling angels
Jun
8
asked Why did the angels object to the Torah being given to Moshe – what did the angels think?
Jun
3
comment Coffee and the Source for Reason for Staying Up for Shavuos
Reminds me of xkcd.com/552
Jun
2
accepted What is the proof that HaShem's purpose in creation was to bestow good?
Jun
1
reviewed Leave Open What are your suggestions for learning Yiddish?
Jun
1
asked Do you have to read the Targum of words that are repeated in the same sedrah?
May
29
comment What's up with those “drushy” Rashis in Nasso
and one of them needs to use "a't ba'sh" to make it work!!
May
26
comment Kadish at the end of Davening
I learnt that someone with parents who wishes to say Kadish Yasom must have their permission first.
May
25
reviewed Leave Open Psalm of retaliation