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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​כי הות אמינא מילתא הוה אקשי ליך עשרין וארבע קושייתא ונפריקנא להון עשרין וארבעה פרוקי וממילא רווחא שמעתא


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revised Did each tribe of Israel serve a specific purpose?
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comment Bracha over Shelter
torahmusings.com/2012/11/chanukat-habayit
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comment Was a sefer torah ever actually written in Greek?
"There was a general prohibition within Judaism at that time not to write the holy books into languages other than Hebrew and Aramaic." This is simply not true. A Torah could be written in Hebrew or Greek, but not Aramaic (except the Aramaic phrases in it).
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comment What did women have to do with the moon's shrinking?
No, it definitely means they caused the deficiency in the moon.
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comment Woman's hair covering in the home or in private
@Seth I guess something like "regulations of Moses"?
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comment Woman's hair covering in the home or in private
"MiDeOraitha the exposed hair of a married woman is considered nudity" ??? Who holds that? Sear Isha Erva is learned from a verse in Canticles (cf. Brachot 24). How is that DeOraitha?
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comment Ishmael & Great Nation Status
@CashCow They, at least, claim to be descendant of Kedar ben Yishmael.
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comment Is un-pedigreed Jew assumed mamser for marrage to Orthodox girl even after he becomes Orthodox?
Can you provide any sources for your claims?
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comment Is it possible for mesorah to be discovered?
Didn't Herzl write in German?
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comment May I rely on the shaliach tzibur to fullfill my mitzvah of tefilah, even if I know how to pray?
@Jake Why are you telling me this? You've posted the "what" question twice and keep posting the "why" question in comments.
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comment When Yaakov said “whoever stole the idols will not live”, was that a curse or vow?
@Jake It could be a Shevua
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comment Can I choose not to violate Shabbos for “pikuach nefesh”?
YD 157 is the locus classicus
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revised Is Jerusalem worth fighting and dying for in the context of Jewish law?
links. and the tractate is oaths not weeks
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comment Are the calculations of the Molad mentioned by Ramba"m based on constant or variable (seasonal) figures?
During the winter a daylight Shaah Zemanit is shorter, but a nighttime SZ is longer!
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comment Is a sotah woman considered a suicide?
@rikitikitembo See Gil Student's article in Beit Yitzchak vol. 42 for sources on the topic.
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comment Is Jerusalem worth fighting and dying for in the context of Jewish law?
@Ryan They most certainly could not violate the Torah!!! They were not in it. I'm referring to post-revelation at Sinai when every Jew was bound unconditionally by Halacha.
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comment Is Jerusalem worth fighting and dying for in the context of Jewish law?
@Ryan What does prophecy have to do with anything? Prophets can't tell you to violate the Torah.
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revised Is there any Mikras Gedolos in English?
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comment Which type of kavana is better to have during the shemona esrei?
See for yuoself it's not long hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=39831&st=&pgnum=7
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comment Which type of kavana is better to have during the shemona esrei?
I'm referring to the part of the Hebrew which you didn't translate. Maybe that's the primary kind of kavana. The piece by Reb Chaim that I refer to is ad loc in his Chiddushim on the Rambam.