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


Jan
13
comment Horse back riding for women
b"H for cars! Otherwise, apparently women would have to sit at home all day.
Jan
13
comment Nullifying Ancient Israelite Idols
Did you intend to link to the previous question? Also, FTR the principle of "sound sight smell..." is from Pesachim 26a.
Jan
13
comment Is there a minimum size that a Tallis Kattan has to be?
Are you just looking for the largest possible opinion brought in a serious posek (as your question currently reads), or are you looking for the different opinions suggested lemaaseh by modern poskim (significantly more interesting IMO)?
Jan
13
comment Should milk plates be separated from the table cloth where plates with meat are usually?
In the title of the question you wrote the "table cloth". Are you asking specifically about sharing table cloths or sharing tables in general?
Jan
13
comment Why do Teshuvah for an accidental חטא (sin)?
@ShimonbM So that people in general pay more attention. But that only answers why some accidental sins of korbanot/payments attached to them, not why they have an obligation of guilt.
Jan
13
comment Is there a justification for the practice not to whip on Erev Yom Kipur?
@Michoel Shuchan Aruch was accepted (for the most part and by most communities) as a collection of authoritative rulings on Halacha (ie. deciding between different interpretations of Halacha). I'm not aware of when, how, or why it would have been accepted as an authoritative collection of what all of our minhagim should be.
Jan
13
comment Can a Jew own a business that employs or pays atheist Jews on Shabbat?
Sounds more like the issue here is lifnei iver than maaseh shabbos.
Jan
13
comment When do you interrupt to answer Kaddish?
@SethJ Yes. Would you say bhuv"sh during Bein HaPerakim?
Jan
13
comment What ancient sources discuss the meaning of Psalm 22?
I don't think it's so clear that that Targum is as old as you say it is. The simple reading of the Gemara is that Yonathan only wrote his Targum to Neviim not Ketuvim.
Jan
11
comment Can a Jew sell a sefer Torah to a non-Jew? Why or why not?
related discussion about mezuzot and non-Jews judaism.stackexchange.com/q/17808/759
Jan
11
revised What exactly is “Psik Reisha”?
sources; I added the word 'very' per the MA but if you have a different source that wouldn't need it by all means edit it in
Jan
11
comment Is it OK to say Tehillim whenever the inspiration strikes?
Tehillim is a part of Tanach, and saying its words is certainly better than many other activities, but that doesn't make the ideal world into one where everyone just sits and says Tehillim over and over again.
Jan
11
comment Is it OK to say Tehillim whenever the inspiration strikes?
That would seem to be quite an unfortunate scenario as knowledge of Torah would quickly be lost.
Jan
11
comment Will a “lower” Berachah made MiSafek exempt a different food that requires that Berachah (and vice versa)?
That entry is talking about juice vs fruit because juice might be a ha'etz (see here). It's not AFAIK a general rule about solid vs liquid.
Jan
11
comment Will a “lower” Berachah made MiSafek exempt a different food that requires that Berachah (and vice versa)?
You should see Betzel Hachochmah OC 2:8-9
Jan
11
comment Will a “lower” Berachah made MiSafek exempt a different food that requires that Berachah (and vice versa)?
related judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/21920/…
Jan
11
comment Will a “lower” Berachah made MiSafek exempt a different food that requires that Berachah (and vice versa)?
I've never heard of solid/liquid distinction in bracha preference.
Jan
11
comment When do you interrupt to answer Kaddish?
@SethJ I would have thought that Amens that are midina are permitted and amens that are minhag would be like baruch hu uvaruch shemo and forbidden.
Jan
11
comment When do you interrupt to answer Kaddish?
@SethJ So are you saying they count as 'any amen'?
Jan
11
comment Why did Yaakov ask Yosef to swear in the way he did?
@nikmasi Better post this in chat then. chat.stackexchange.com/transcript/message/7630238#7630238