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


Sep
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answered Sitting shiva upon the death of excommunicated individuals?
Sep
1
comment Best way to learn Hebrew to read Torah
I never said "shliach tzibbur", though perhaps you could argue that the Baal Kriya has that title as well. When the Baal Kriya messes up the leining, everyone there now hasn't fulfilled their obligation regarding leining. Pretty straightforward.
Sep
1
comment Dedications and Their Expected Life-Span
What did the terms of the contract say when the placard was purchased?
Sep
1
comment Best way to learn Hebrew to read Torah
With all do respect to this system, most bar mitzva boys actually end up spending their first Shabbat obligated in Mitzvot causing the Tzibbur to not fulfill their obligation, by making mistakes while reading. It's high time this Minhag Shtus of making every 13 year old boy lein is abolished.
Sep
1
comment what is the single letter difference between ashkenazi and sephardi torah scrolls
@barlop It says Alef is in all three (you can see it in the bottom line of the small words in the image). There is no Dakah with a Hei in Tanakh.
Sep
1
comment Rishonim saying Ester took place during the second bayis
@user613 No one said to just dismiss them. They (I) said to take their messages extremely seriously.
Aug
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comment Rishonim saying Ester took place during the second bayis
@user613 I know what its asking for. I just don't understand why those particular sources are helpful for understanding what actually happened.
Aug
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comment Rishonim saying Ester took place during the second bayis
@user613 The essential goal of the question was one of history not of Midrash (it's trying to find 'support' for the later authorities mentioned in the linked post). Rishonim can say incredibly meaningful Midrashim which are 'correct' in that 'shivim panim' sense, but not in the sense of history.
Aug
31
comment Origin of the term Motza'ei Shabbos
This seems very unlikely, given old piyutim such as he.wikipedia.org/wiki/… which have במוצאי
Aug
31
comment Are the chaseiros and yiseiros (optional vowelizing letters) in our Torahs identical to the original?
Artscroll is wrong. Nu nu.
Aug
31
comment Can Holiness Be Retroactively Withdrawn?
Megillah 8b (compare though to Megillah 18a)
Aug
31
comment About what were rabbis ahead of the times?
The Shulchan Arukh actually rules that hemophilia (?) (seemingly) can pass through the father as well he.wikisource.org/wiki/… While others argue, the Halacha is to be meikil bc life is at stake.
Aug
31
comment About what were rabbis ahead of the times?
Please cite the exact claim that the rabbis knew first, where they claim it, and how you know they were first.
Aug
31
comment Will erasing G-d's name even in a Tanakh book render it not fit for use?
@Ypnypn It's not incorrect accd to everyone. Consider judaism.stackexchange.com/q/159/759
Aug
31
comment Can one nullify permitted stuff?
I'll note that even nowadays many/most Ashkenazim would rely on the tasting of a Jew to determine taste, a fact useful in this case where no issur is involved
Aug
31
comment Will accidentally wetting a page of an English Tanakh rend it non kosher?
@mil Then why are you asking again?
Aug
31
comment Is there no such sin as a wayward daughter? If so, why not?
@Echad-Ani-Yodeya That is the gist of these sources. I don't claim there aren't others that say other things, but these are pretty important ones in Judaism.
Aug
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comment Will accidentally wetting a page of an English Tanakh rend it non kosher?
@DanF Perhaps judaism.stackexchange.com/q/61286/759 ?
Aug
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comment Will erasing G-d's name even in a Tanakh book render it not fit for use?
Fit for what kind of use?
Aug
31
comment About what were rabbis ahead of the times?
Independant of the other issues above, see here about the Kokino site en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_astronomy#Prehistoric_Europe which seems to have known about the 235 year cycle well before Ptolemy.