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Aug
10
comment Shaving(hair cuts) on Rosh Chodesh
I don't think anyone has any idea what he was thinking when he wrote a lot of things.
Aug
10
comment Tying 7 Huliot with Techelet MiDin Safek
The Rambam does agree.
Aug
9
comment Why do we say besha tova instead of mazal tov?
I've seen different communities use either of those wishes
Aug
9
comment Is the bracha pronounced “ha-MO-tzee” or “ha-mo-TZEE”?
@jake "kodesh hi LAchem shabbat hamalka"
Aug
9
revised Travel and ketubah
edited tags
Aug
9
comment Travel and ketubah
Where would you leave it otherwise? Somewhere safe?
Aug
9
comment Tehillim while waiting for medical test results for an unborn baby
@msh dupe? judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/15434/…
Aug
8
comment Sand Tefilin Hasisa
Depends on the situation. But please never swim at a beach at night!
Aug
8
comment Parah Adumah and Trefios
Or Targum yonason was contradicting accepted halacha, as was his wont to do.
Aug
8
comment What's meruach hak'ri and why do it?
I do not endorse this answer.
Aug
8
comment Who do B'nei Noach turn to for psak?
Or perhaps they are non Jewish rabbis?
Aug
8
comment What's meruach hak'ri and why do it?
What do you do when you finish raking leaves on your lawn? Do you square off the pile a little? Push it together a bit?
Aug
8
comment Are there required “ritual/daily” prayers in Judaism?
@Daniel Sure! See Taanit 4:1
Aug
8
comment Is the bracha pronounced “ha-MO-tzee” or “ha-mo-TZEE”?
@shalom veaCHAlta...uveiRACHta. tamid lo chasar laNU.
Aug
8
comment Do you have a say in the order of the food you eat?
If you don't want to eat the dessert, in what way is it in front of you? Would you have the same question if someone else's cookie was sitting in your line of sight?
Aug
8
comment Sand Tefilin Hasisa
@HachamGabriel At least there isn't sakanat nefashot.
Aug
8
comment If the label says O-U D, but the warning label for allery sufferers says “no dairy”, do we consider the product dairy or not?
@Daniel Oreos aren't even DE. They are just pareve. Nabisco is in the category of companies that are too lazy to change their packaging in case they eventually change the formulation to include milk.
Aug
8
revised Is the bracha pronounced “ha-MO-tzee” or “ha-mo-TZEE”?
added best example I know of
Aug
8
comment Is the bracha pronounced “ha-MO-tzee” or “ha-mo-TZEE”?
Note that the accent in the first word won't generally jump backwards if it has to move over a shva nach (including a dagesh chazak). Also note that there are probably as many exceptions as rules when it comes to this rule.
Aug
7
comment Is the bracha pronounced “ha-MO-tzee” or “ha-mo-TZEE”?
It should be mileil because it is nasog achor