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Aug
22
answered Cashier error - is it my responsibility to go back?
Aug
22
comment Cashier error - is it my responsibility to go back?
See businesshalacha.com/webfm_send/351
Aug
21
answered How does Jewish Law look upon the concept of Abgefeimt?
Aug
21
accepted How do we know that a potential korban is not אֶתְנַן זוֹנָה וּמְחִיר כֶּלֶב?
Aug
21
comment saying asher yatzar while in an improper state
First para of the quoted source reads, "As a general rule, asher yatzar, the blessing recited after one relieves oneself, must be recited immediately once one has washed one’s hands after using the washroom. There is some discussion; however, as to how long one actually has to recite asher yatzar in the event that for whatever reason it was not recited promptly after relieving oneself." So the delay is bdiavad. Lechatchila the blessing must be recited immediately after relieving oneself.
Aug
21
comment How do we know that a potential korban is not אֶתְנַן זוֹנָה וּמְחִיר כֶּלֶב?
@Shalom My concern was that the אֶתְנַן זוֹנָה וּמְחִיר כֶּלֶב was more abhorrent than a physical defect. If so I would expect אֶתְנַן כֶּלֶב וּמְחִיר זוֹנָה to be equally bad. But it isn't halacha 17. So I am finally convinced. Thanks.
Aug
20
answered saying asher yatzar while in an improper state
Aug
20
comment How do we know that a potential korban is not אֶתְנַן זוֹנָה וּמְחִיר כֶּלֶב?
Yes. Is the din the same whether it is a physical blemish of which you speak or the rather different sort of problem of harlot's wage or barter for a dog?
Aug
20
comment How do we know that a potential korban is not אֶתְנַן זוֹנָה וּמְחִיר כֶּלֶב?
I did mean the kohen or the zar.
Aug
20
asked How do we know that a potential korban is not אֶתְנַן זוֹנָה וּמְחִיר כֶּלֶב?
Aug
19
comment when is shushing in a shul permited, when forbiden and when obligated
The answers to this related question judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/18805/… may be relevant.
Aug
19
revised when is shushing in a shul permited, when forbiden and when obligated
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Aug
19
revised when is shushing in a shul permited, when forbiden and when obligated
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Aug
18
comment Can tevilas keli be avoided by giving the item to another Jew and borrowing it back from him?
@sabbahillel Even if he does not intend to use it?
Aug
18
asked Can tevilas keli be avoided by giving the item to another Jew and borrowing it back from him?
Aug
18
comment If you do a tashlumim shmoneh esrei do you say Hashem sefatai tiftach again?
@msh210 I would be interested to see it.
Aug
18
comment Is there a halachic problem with the Columbia University seal on the floor of the library?
Your question is general and not specifically related to the seal on the floor of the library. FYI the Name of Hashem on the floor of the library is written with a ches and not a hei. See here and here.
Aug
18
comment Adler Machzor still in print?
Is Adler related to Routledge?
Aug
17
answered Hebrew word/image HELP for Paintings
Aug
17
comment wife, child and shul
btw Hebrew Institute of Riverdale have an early minyan Shabbos morning which is called "Tefillat Shalom Bayit: 6:50am" because (I am told) this allows both parents to be able to come to Shul Shabbat morning at different times while the other parent watches the children.