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


Mar
17
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@Yirmeyahu It's not about the content. It's about the presentation. You can be unapologetic about the content while choosing a poor way of presenting. If that poor choice harms (etc.) something (etc.) then it is for sure apology worthy. And as others have noted above, it is not at all clear if this a legitimate question for this forum, let alone for any in its most abstract version.
Mar
17
comment Spitting at the High Priest on Yom Kippur
See the Rama there though who seems to permit kiddushin bemakom mitzva beshaat hadechak
Mar
17
revised Why does the haggadah say to lean specifically to the left?
sourced comments about lefties
Mar
17
comment Why does the haggadah say to lean specifically to the left?
@SethJ I was working with the Meiri's exposition of that position which explicitly discusses lefties. I suppose that doesn't have to be the conclusive interpretation, particularly since Meiri didn't live in Bavel at the time.
Mar
17
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@msh210 I maintain it is obvious if someone/thing/entity is harmed/defamed/insulted etc. even accidentally.
Mar
17
answered Why does the haggadah say to lean specifically to the left?
Mar
17
revised Why does the haggadah say to lean specifically to the left?
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Mar
17
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@msh210 I don't understand your point. I said it was accidental. Mistakes generally are. That doesn't mean you don't apologize for something beshogeg. Additionally, perhaps your not appreciating the extent to which public figures ought to go to maintain "PR" as Isaac put it.
Mar
15
comment Good Talmudic Grammar resource for one unfamiliar with grammar in general?
po'el yotzei
Mar
15
comment Decorated Tallis gadol
@IsaacMoses I agree.
Mar
15
comment Earliest documentation of kissing
@jake It is unclear, because ויגש clearly has Yaakov as the subject, while וירח has Yitzchak as the subject. The trop indicated a hard pause (zakef) on לו so it would seem from that that Yaakov is doing the kissing.
Mar
15
revised Earliest documentation of kissing
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Mar
15
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@nikmasi Did you just compare fulfilling a mitzva deoraita (with kareis) to insulting whole swaths of people for no reason?
Mar
15
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@nikmasi You said it brings shame to the affiliated organization or Judaism as a whole. That is damage.
Mar
15
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@nikmasi What?? Adderabba! Saying such things in public is the biggest insult to Torah and the honor of Talmidei Chachamim, and a Chillul haShem as well.
Mar
15
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
@nikmasi If I cause someone harm unintentionally, wouldn't that at least be a sin beshogeg? Hence teshuva.
Mar
15
comment Did Chazal know about China and the Chinese? and from which of Noach's sons do they hail?
@AvrohomYitzchok It says he sent them to ארץ קדם = the land of the east. I've heard that means China etc., but have no source.
Mar
15
comment Did Chazal know about China and the Chinese? and from which of Noach's sons do they hail?
Are there people who apply different translations, or you are just listing possible translations from a modern dictionary?
Mar
15
comment Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
Right, so if his action caused more harm by his stature, even if unintentional, how much more so would an apology be necessary, and it would create a huge Kiddush haShem! If I see the rabbi in question apologize for his mistake, how much more so will I realize I should apologize for any of mine.
Mar
15
revised Should a Rabbi apologize for a comment that could be misunderstood?
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