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


Aug
27
comment using a men's mikvah twice if tamei or just once?
@DovidBenizri No Admor of Lubavitch is currently alive, so there can be no such thing as a maamar of his. Hence my suspicion that you are incorrect is confirmed.
Aug
27
comment Are “Mitzva” and “Halacha” synonyms?
@rosenjcb You think Halacha means commandment? That's an odd translation... .ה.ל.כ means to walk, not to command.
Aug
27
comment What are “universal minimum” standards of tznius for halachic purposes?
locations (even Shok!). They just say "whatever location is usually covered". Sounds like they mean it literally, no? All kinds of Rishonim make up rules out of nowhere about Kol HaRagil Bo and Sear MiChutz LTzamata. Did they have special Mesora about these cases, or did they think everything was subjective? Why too doesnt anyone discuss the depth of a forbidden "plunging neckline" till 100 years ago? Was it that whatever is normal is ok or that the collarbone was an unwritten tradition for 1500 years since Rav Ashi? I think I have enough basis to ask for an early explicit source on the matter
Aug
27
comment What are “universal minimum” standards of tznius for halachic purposes?
@TorasEMES613 I said above "I agree they all cite their standards. Do any of them at all indicate that if the custom were to change, the Halacha wouldn't?" Re Zeroa: Dat Yehudit is defined by most (all?) Rishonim to be a Minhag, as you know. No indication it can't change. Re Shok: If the gemara meant to tell you it was objective Ervah, why don't Rishonim use that to answer why it says Shok in addition to Tefach (cf. Beit Yosef OC 75)? That would be a pretty obvious answer to a pretty strong question. The Rambam and Shulchan Arukh do not define any objective Ervah (cont)
Aug
27
comment Do I have to worry about “Maris Ayin” if my kashrut standards are different than the majority of a community?
It would seem to be problematic. Pesachim 4:1.
Aug
27
comment Are “Mitzva” and “Halacha” synonyms?
What do you think they each mean?
Aug
27
revised Are “Mitzva” and “Halacha” synonyms?
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Aug
26
comment Hugging a crying close friend of the opposite sex?
@SethJ Don't confuse good advice about inter-gender contact with a biblical prohibition. Otherwise you're going to start having teenagers doing all sorts of things just because they're wearing latex gloves.
Aug
26
comment Should women kiss the Torah with their hand or with a prayer book?
"degrading to women" What about it? Do you think it comes into play here? Why?
Aug
26
comment Should women kiss the Torah with their hand or with a prayer book?
@SAH You don't think Torah degradation is the relevant factor in every community in determining how to touch it? What other factor do you think is at play?
Aug
26
comment Eating dairy after pareve on meat equipment?
related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/43582/759
Aug
26
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Aug
26
comment where there isn't a vessel available for washing with is there another option available for someone to eat bread?
Was that a comment to me? I am talking about pertinent shulchan aruch hilchos netilas yadayim. It says you only need to wash once per hand if you use a reviit (as most everyone does) just like I said above. What are you talking about?
Aug
26
comment using a men's mikvah twice if tamei or just once?
@DovidBenizri Do you have a source for that? I suspect you made it up or are confusing it with something else.
Aug
26
comment What side does someone with Situs inversus bang
By that logic, according to the Ari anyone can bang on the right if they want.
Aug
26
comment What constitutes as a ברכה שאינה צריכה?
beta.hebrewbooks.org/tursa.aspx?a=oc_x1495
Aug
26
comment Terumot and Maasrot in Israeli Shuks
@Jake Like I said, it was Nikba at Gemar Melacha. Entering a building has nothing to do with it.
Aug
26
comment using a men's mikvah twice if tamei or just once?
The second time is to get rid of the Tamei water on your body. This is only necessary if there aren't 40 Saah in the Mikva. (Purim Torah)
Aug
26
revised Order of importance for the chapters of Pesukei Dizimra for someone that arrives late to Synagogue.
fencepost error?
Aug
26
revised Which nation in this prophecy of Haggai will shake nations and will be given peace(שָׁלוֹם)
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