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Feb
24
revised What is the sugya for wall-writing?
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Feb
24
answered What is the sugya for wall-writing?
Feb
18
comment Collecting Tzedakah from someone who may (or may not) be mentally incompetent
The question allows for someone "incapable of making a wise decision" (tag shoteh) to fulfill the Mitzvah of Tzedakah? Who says he can fulfill the mitzvah?
Feb
14
comment Mezuzah letters touching causing bad luck?
May Hashem protect from all ill and bless you. There do seem to be special properties of mezuzot but mezuza is only one mitzva; there are many more!
Feb
13
comment Concept that time is a spiral
@Menachem Read it at nleresources.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Yom-Kippur-.doc‎ It is source 4.
Feb
12
revised Concept that time is a spiral
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Feb
12
comment Concept that time is a spiral
I was elaborating as you wrote your answer.
Feb
12
answered Concept that time is a spiral
Feb
12
comment Is Extra virgin olive oil kosher by default?
@Double AA Response from Rabbi Tzvi Rosen of Star K: Olive oil not as much but they still need to be inspected to make sure they are not adulterating the oil.
Feb
11
asked Can one reduce his monetary tzedoko by work that he donates to a charity?
Feb
11
comment Saying Misod and Reshut (introduction) for piyutim, then skipping them
@msh210 So how do we understand Gavi's answer? (1) Rav Eliyashiv says nothing at all about this practice. (2) Rav Eliyashiv mentions this practice but does not call it a minhag. If (2) I would like a source. In addition, I find it difficult to believe that Roshei Yeshivoh were guilty of "amaratzus, plain and simple" and that "bochrim were talking too much during piyuttim". So I will vote this answer down in the absence of any evidence for either of its points.
Feb
9
answered Should someone who isn't 100% certain of God's existence be considered a kofer?
Feb
9
revised Should someone who isn't 100% certain of God's existence be considered a kofer?
tried to explain the terms and reduce confusion
Feb
9
comment Is Extra virgin olive oil kosher by default?
The context of the quoted article is olive oil. But I have emailed Star-K asking them.
Feb
5
comment How do we answer those who claim G-d doesn't exist?
Related to your question: youtube.com/watch?v=PEg_Oys4NkA Is there a rational basis to believe that Judaism is true? In this lecture, Lawrence Kelemen presents a rational approach to the Divine origin of Judaism. You will find out the one unique claim that Judaism makes that no other religion in history has made.
Feb
5
comment פ in German Sta"M Script
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Feb
4
comment פ in German Sta"M Script
Have you tried asking at kayj.net?
Feb
2
answered Standing for someone who's turned seventy
Feb
2
comment Standing for someone who's turned seventy
Yes! Does anyone discuss the possibility that because people live longer nowadays, the cut-off age may have advanced beyond 70?
Feb
2
revised הִיא vs הִוא in siddurim
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