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Feb
13
comment Why don't Kohanim and Levi'im thank Hashem for not making them regular Israelites?
@armoose You mean because of Chava? I wonder if women would still be exempt from many mitzvot had chava not sinner. I tend to doubt that
Feb
12
comment Would a violated woman be allowed to remain married to her Cohen husband?
Maybe like roah machmas tashmish?
Feb
12
comment When did the Chain of Semicha Break?
This is complete speculation. Sure it could have broken then, but how do you know it did? -1
Feb
12
comment When did the Chain of Semicha Break?
@ShmuelBrin Where?
Feb
12
comment When did the Chain of Semicha Break?
@ShmuelBrin I didn't state a question to ask...
Feb
12
comment When did the Chain of Semicha Break?
hebrewbooks.org/… Seems like it was still alive during the Rambam's time (12th century).
Feb
12
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Feb
12
comment What is the oldest work to incorporate an acrostic of shem Havaya in the opening?
Do you have any evidence that usage was intentional? It is not highlighted in any old manuscript I can find.
Feb
12
comment KORC - Kosher Symbol
kashrut.com/agencies San Francisco
Feb
12
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Feb
12
comment What are the opinions on carrying medicine/medical devices on Shabbat?
risk of getting HG given that you have T1D. It could help indicate what level of risk justified the actions the rabbi took.
Feb
12
comment What are the opinions on carrying medicine/medical devices on Shabbat?
While it may be obvious, it might be worth clarifying what disease puts you at risk for hypoglycemia and what the approximate risk of your getting it is.
Feb
11
comment Looking For HaMaspik
@mevaqesh Don't know. It's basically just been sitting on my shelf.
Feb
11
comment What are the opinions on carrying medicine/medical devices on Shabbat?
related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/50524/759
Feb
11
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Feb
11
comment What are the opinions on carrying medicine/medical devices on Shabbat?
Why do you have to leave the house at all? Also, is the location a public domain Deoraita or Derabanan?
Feb
11
comment Looking For HaMaspik
I bought a used one for 5 shekels somewhere in Meah Shearim once upon a time.
Feb
11
comment Why does Wednesday's shir shel yom include part of the next perek?
Indeed not everyone has them appended. I believe it's a kabbalistic change.
Feb
11
comment 2 Sifrei Torah on Shabbat Rosh Hodesh - Parshat Hachodesh. Which Torah is used for which reading?
But what if it wasn't rolled right and it would be quicker to do 112?
Feb
11
comment Can an Israeli who is in the U.S. on 8th Day Pesach eat a Gentile's chametz kosher food?
AFAICT it is the majority opinion, in fact. Many Israelis (even religious ones) think Second day YT is 'silly' so don't ask and don't care (IME; I'm not commenting on your particular guests.)