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Apr
19
answered Chol HaMo'ed and wearing dignified clothing
Apr
17
comment A wife wants to stop going to the mikva. What does that mean for the husband?
The question asks "what consequences each spouse incurs upon themselves" in the described situation. Your interesting answer does not address this direct question. I am voting it down.
Apr
17
reviewed Looks OK Saying Hamapil after Alos Hashachar
Apr
16
asked וְהִתְקִין לוֹ מִמֶּנּוּ בִּנְיַן עֲדֵי עַד Is the translation of מִמֶּנּוּ **His** very self or his very self?
Apr
15
comment Witnesses and the Ketubah
@DanF You might like to look here where it says that a shomer-shabbat is essential (but need not be FFB). Then try here where the question is asked “If someonse realized in retrospect that he was passul eidut (witness) at a wedding for not being shomer shabbat – what should he do.It says: many opinions maintain that the couple would not be considered married according to Torah law.”
Apr
15
answered Witnesses and the Ketubah
Apr
15
comment Counting the Omer non-verbally
All three sources refer to healthy individuals. It would be interesting to know what the first two sources would say when writing was the only available method because of ill-health.
Apr
15
reviewed Looks OK Ostrich eggs in Shul?
Apr
15
reviewed Reviewed Accepting parents' minhagim
Apr
15
comment Why were Nadav and Avihu punished?
What will you do with the statement, אין עונשין אלא אם כן מזהירין הוא כלל הלכתי־תלמודי, לפיו לא ייתכן עונש על עבירה כל שהיא מהתורה, בלי שיצויין במפורש בתורה אזהרה שלא לעבור על עבירה זו.
Apr
13
answered If one has a heter to do something unusual, must one do so discreetly?
Apr
13
comment How much salt should I put in the water for salt water at the Seder?
I remember but cannot find that I read somewhere that the salt water had to be very concentrated. No idea why though. But celery dipped in matjes herring juice is bordering on an real hors'd'oeuvre. A definite idea.
Apr
12
comment Did people who were not priests ever enter the Tabernacle?
Curious. Rashi on Vayikro quotes that from collecting the blood onwards the work must be done by Kohanim.
Apr
12
comment Congregation sings parts of the Shiroh before the reader on the seventh day of Pesach?
@NoachmiFrankfurt Can you source it please? I observed it in a Shul but it was only for a few of the verses that have shemot.
Apr
12
comment Genesis 39:20 Potiphar's prison
It's suggested by a non-Jewish source footnote 47 without evidence it seems to me.
Apr
12
asked Congregation sings parts of the Shiroh before the reader on the seventh day of Pesach?
Apr
9
reviewed Leave Open Students of the Chazon Ish
Apr
8
answered Did people who were not priests ever enter the Tabernacle?
Apr
8
comment Is it permissible to use a French Press on Yom Tov?
@NoachmiFrankfurt: soup - who mentioned it?
Apr
8
comment Targum on Obadiah 1:3 a Reference to Rome?
Malbim on Ovadiah 1(1) says that the prophecy of Obadiah concerns the fate of Edom. He goes on to say that the second temple was destroyed by the Romans who are called by the name Edom. So Malbim identifies Edom as Rome.