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


Mar
4
comment Accidental Murder
This looks more like a comment.
Mar
4
comment Is Selling חמץ Legitimate?
Seth, I don't think the title matches the question.
Mar
4
comment How can saying vidui for a dying person substitute for his own confession?
Are the loved ones working under rabbinic guidance?
Mar
4
comment Is Selling חמץ Legitimate?
How does this explain if you should sell or not? It only says how to do so if you decide to sell.
Mar
4
comment Spitting at the High Priest on Yom Kippur
related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/3741/759 (ping @CharlesKoppelman )
Mar
4
comment Spitting at the High Priest on Yom Kippur
Let me get this straight: if the original kohen gadol dies childless on Yom Kippur, then his brother who was separated as replacement kohen gadol can't perform the Avoda because he has two wives, one from before and one in potential? And he has to do Chalitza because Yibbum wouldn't solve the problem.
Mar
4
comment Spitting at the High Priest on Yom Kippur
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Mar
4
revised Naming an orphan
answered rest of question
Mar
4
comment Naming an orphan
Why did you tag brit-milah and mention the bris at all?
Mar
4
answered Naming an orphan
Mar
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on city-of-refuge tag wiki excerpt
Mar
4
reviewed Approve suggested edit on city-of-refuge tag wiki
Mar
4
comment Is there a Halacha that sons may not be present at the burial of their parents?
@Ariel No. I was making a minimalist claim which I am sure about in case I'm proven wrong on the general claim. But no I don't really expect anyone said this seriously.
Mar
4
comment Is there a Halacha that sons may not be present at the burial of their parents?
I'm skeptical that this a widely followed position.
Mar
3
comment What Jewish References Exist of the Rise of Islam and Muhammad?
See etzion.org.il/dk/5770/1205maamar2.html
Mar
3
comment Why are people going back to paskining like the Rambam?
@sam Well it's important to note that many (all?) Temanim did not accept the Shulchan Aruch and do not practice (exclusively) based on him. So starting to follow the Rambam is like an Sefardi becoming Ashkenazi, in a sense. And the Gra argues on Shulchan Aruch all the time. The ShAhR probably does too, but I'm not an expert enough to cite many examples.
Mar
3
comment Why are people going back to paskining like the Rambam?
@sam Indeed, following any one historical rabbi exclusively is odd, whether it's the Rambam, the Gra, or the Shulchan Aruch haRav. But people do it. (And why switch between calling the group that tends to follow the Mechaber a 'majority of klal Yisroel' and 'basically everyone'?)
Mar
3
comment Chazzon Ish and Parshas Parah being D'Oraisa
sam is right. If this has been extended beyond Niddah, why not also read about lots of other types of Tumah?
Mar
3
comment What Jewish References Exist of the Rise of Islam and Muhammad?
Another example of Targum pseudo-Jonathon being unorthodox (lowercase).
Mar
3
comment Was Ishmael a Gentile?
@Michoel Any other status we want to make up. The Torah wasn't given yet. Perhaps there were other possible statuses only applicable then, such as: pre-Jew==not obligated in mitzvot but allowed to keep shabbat. Something like that.