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Jan
20
revised Can one have a favorite pasuk/parsha/masechta?
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Jan
20
answered Can one have a favorite pasuk/parsha/masechta?
Jan
20
reviewed Reviewed Can one have a favorite pasuk/parsha/masechta?
Jan
20
reviewed Close Invite a non observant Jew to Shabat - Rav Ovadia Yosef opinion
Jan
20
reviewed Close posuk for the name “Pearl” to say in shemone esre
Jan
20
comment Why is kabbalah so secretive?
I don't see why the first two are necessary when the third alone is the correct answer.
Jan
20
comment Do other Chasidic communities follow Shulchan Aruch HaRav?
Rav Shemerler (one of the administrators of Mifal HaShas and a Tzanzer Chossid) organized a program called "Shaarei Horaah" where hundreds of people take tests on the Shulchan Aruch HaRav.
Jan
20
comment Relationship between Chabad and the Malachim today
judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/7915/…
Jan
19
comment Is there any shul where you have to takes off you shoes before entering the beit knesset?
@Aaron That is inherently forbidden
Jan
19
comment Is there any shul where you have to takes off you shoes before entering the beit knesset?
@UlrikheLukoie One must dress as he would go in front of a king. In America (and Europe, Israel), one would put on shoes if one wants to show respect
Jan
19
comment Are homeopathic remedies kosher?
Don't see anything here hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=1882&st=&pgnum=135
Jan
19
reviewed Delete What are “the tokens of virginity”?
Jan
19
reviewed Leave Closed Excluding water from blessing after food
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reviewed Leave Closed Are you allowed to quit your job?
Jan
18
comment Where did the idea that matzah must be finished baking in under 18 minutes come from?
ובדורות הראשונים היו שוהין הרבה בלישה וגלגול עד שהיה נילוש יפה . עד שמקרוב זה עשרים שנה או יותר נתפשטה זהירות זו בישראל קדושים, למהר מאד מאד בלישה, ואין לשין יפה יפה, ולכן נמצא קמח מעט במצות של עיסה קשה, כנראה בחוש למדקדקים באמת hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=25074&st=&pgnum=487
Jan
18
comment Do angels speak to the Jewish people today?
+1 but source??
Jan
17
comment Is there any shul where you have to takes off you shoes before entering the beit knesset?
From the Kesef Mishna, which says that in the eastern lands one may pray with his feet uncovered. Not that he must.
Jan
17
comment Is there any shul where you have to takes off you shoes before entering the beit knesset?
וכתב רבינו אם אין דרך אנשי המקום וכו'. כלומר לאפוקי כל בני הערב שעומדים לפני הגדולים ברגלים מגולות שאותם יכולים להתפלל בין ברגלים מגולות בין במכוסות וה"ה למקומות שרוב העולם מכסים רגליהם ואין מקפידים בשעומדין לפני הגדולים אם עומדין ברגלים מגולות או מכוסות דלענין תפלה נמי אין קפידא. ולשון רבינו מוכיח שאין קפידא לתפלה אלא במקום שמקפידים שלא לעמוד לפני גדולים ברגלים מגולות וכתבו בהגהות דאמרינן בחגיגה (דף י"ג:) לאו אורח ארעא לגלויי כרעיה קמי מאריה:
Jan
17
comment Is there any shul where you have to takes off you shoes before entering the beit knesset?
and it's not the Rashba but the Rashbash
Jan
17
comment Is there any shul where you have to takes off you shoes before entering the beit knesset?
The Rambam didn't say that one shouldn't wear shoes, but one may not wear shoes