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


Jun
2
comment Is the midrash about the moon and sun being the same size intended literally?
Hiding the primordial Or for the future Tzaddikim is not just a kabbalistic trope. See Bavli Chagigah 12a
Jun
2
revised Is the midrash about the moon and sun being the same size intended literally?
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Jun
2
comment Shehecheyanu on new website
Hi Sam, welcome to Mi Yodeya! None of us know you, so your assertions held on your authority are not worth very much to anyone else. Please edit in a source for your understanding if possible. Thanks!
Jun
2
comment Why is Akaidas Yitzchak considered a good thing?
@yoel respectively: That doesn't seem like the traditional interpretation of that Mishna (cf. Rambam, Bartenura), and in fact is contradicted by the Talmud (Eruvin 100b). and: That doesn't imply that there is a valid morality independent of what is dictated by God for perhaps God dictated that it is "objectively very bad to kill one's son, no matter how much ... God wants them to do that" and yet still you are supposed to follow God's orders and break the morality which God set in place.
Jun
2
comment Does a Rabbi have to sink with his ship?
Dupe? judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/13807/…
Jun
2
comment Why is Akaidas Yitzchak considered a good thing?
@yoel How do you know that is erroneous? And how do you know this question is based on that premise?
Jun
2
comment Why is Akaidas Yitzchak considered a good thing?
@Aaliyah Ok, Who said we should be moral people?
Jun
2
comment What did the Akeida accomplish that Avraham didn't already?
Note that while the details may parallel the later stories in Daniel, the traditions of some of the Avram midrashim are very early with stories of fire and idol-destruction already in Jubilees
Jun
2
comment When to say the Bracha on Tallit Katan
Do you have any reason to suspect the bracha isn't recited just prior to performing the mitzva, as is the general rule with nearly all birkot hamitza?
Jun
2
comment Why were there no Jewish philosophy tracts until the Rasag?
Quotes from that link: "It is not established that he knew Hebrew" "His direct contribution to Jewish medieval thought is non-existent" "The Christians were convinced that Philo's philosophy proclaimed Jesus son of God....One can in fact...deduce this from the text".
Jun
2
comment Why were cows so Important and preferred as sacrifice over other animals in Bani Israel?
I just thought the Mishna there is a better source for your point.
Jun
2
comment When did upsherins become part of standard American Orthodox practice?
@CharlesKoppelman Look at any of the downvoted answers here judaism.stackexchange.com/q/8212/759
Jun
2
comment Does a Rabbi have to sink with his ship?
related judaism.stackexchange.com/a/22515/759
Jun
2
comment Why is Akaidas Yitzchak considered a good thing?
Who said we have to follow objective morals?
Jun
2
comment Why is Akaidas Yitzchak considered a good thing?
Your second paragraph seems full of multiple questions which are not related to the first question.
May
31
comment Why were cows so Important and preferred as sacrifice over other animals in Bani Israel?
bruce, sorry just did now will reply after shabbat thanks for pointing it out
May
31
comment Why were there no Jewish philosophy tracts until the Rasag?
I think some sources claiming this would improve this answer.
May
31
revised Why were there no Jewish philosophy tracts until the Rasag?
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May
31
comment Why were there no Jewish philosophy tracts until the Rasag?
Philo isn't Jewish philosophy. He's a Jew writing about philosophy. Different thing.
May
31
comment What is the difference between Maharat and Yoetzet Halacha?
@Daniel Maharat is a new program. They just had their first graduating class this month.