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


May
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comment What scriptures did Josiah discover in Kings II?
How do you know there were other scrolls around?
May
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comment What scriptures did Josiah discover in Kings II?
Your last sentence is simply not true. For example, note how Be'or is spelled in this Torah and then go check what it looks like in your shul's Torah.
May
5
comment How are pre-creation >4000 BCE human civilization and pre-flood >2300 BCE civilizations that continued reconciled with Judaism?
@AL It's not such a stretch. Did you want it to say "In the beginning, 13.7 billion years ago, the scalar inflation field expanded by 47 orders of magnitude, then began cooling adiabatically into a quark-gluon plasma"? How would the desert Jews have interpreted that?
May
3
comment Does Judaism permit sexual relationships outside of marriage?
Not to mention the fact that sexuality outside of marriage could theoretically serve the purpose of procreation or symbolize love and commitment to a partner.
May
3
comment Confectioners glaze - non alcoholic
If there are parts of the external material that would be best quoted in their original language to enhance your summary, you may quote small excerpts, as long as you make it clear that they're quotations using quotation marks or blockquoting. Gershon, please be careful to properly acknowledge others' work.
May
3
comment What is my relationship to an object once I have pledged it as hekdesh?
Check out Bava Kamma 68-70, Kiddushin 56a with Tosfot, BM 6-7
May
3
revised Why did nobody succeed the Lubavitcher Rebbe?
I assume you mean this http://www.mechon-mamre.org/p/pt/pt0128.htm#14
May
3
comment How do rabbis explain the reason for the Spanish Expulsion. Why did the Jewish people deserve it
גזרה היא מלפני.
May
3
comment Source for “Ben Adam Lemakom” and “Ben Adam Lechavero”
@jhoyla Ok I'm adding an answer then with that Mishna
May
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answered Source for “Ben Adam Lemakom” and “Ben Adam Lechavero”
May
3
comment Is there any benefit for a gentile to convert through one denomination versus another?
@R.S. Pretty sure if you don't bring a korban you are still pretty much a Jew, just you can't deal with Kodshim. I don't know the Mikdash's existence is relevant though to the requirement of bringing the Korban.
May
3
comment Source for “Ben Adam Lemakom” and “Ben Adam Lechavero”
It's used in the Mishna Yoma 8:9, and you can't get much older than that. Is that what you want, or do you want the first to use it in the context of the Decalogue?
May
3
comment Chamisha Asar Ushlosh Meyot - mi yodeya?
@GershonGold Only if you'll let us also ban the Tzemach Tzadik.
May
3
comment Have there ever been inter-faith debates between Jews and Muslims?
Isn't there also a philosopher in the mix?
May
3
revised Have there ever been inter-faith debates between Jews and Muslims?
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May
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comment Chamisha Asar Ushlosh Meyot - mi yodeya?
Like this Phoenix? That's a Jewish thing?
May
3
comment If you must stop shmoneh esrai, should you take 3 steps back?
ok but what about three steps forward when resuming?
May
3
comment What is a Shabbos Kallah?
Then who are you saying follows the custom of not seeing each other? Is this answer only explaining the origin of Shabbos Kallah only in that group, or claiming that the notion only applies in that group?
May
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revised Segulot for finding a Shidduch
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May
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answered Segulot for finding a Shidduch