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


Oct
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comment The blessing for 600,000 Jews
@ArielK Of course it's not in the Gemara. The Gemara wouldn't say such incredulous things.
Oct
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revised Specific things to do when a Gadol passes away
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Oct
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comment how much water do you need for a Netilat Yadayim
@msh210 See for example MB :76. IIUC the cup must have a reviit, but if I use less than that to wash the whole area (twice in this case), then it works.
Oct
8
comment How to Tear Kriyah
Can you include the rules for tearing upon other tragic events (burnt Sifrei Torah, death of a Talmid Chacham, hearing the "blessing" of God's name etc.)?
Oct
8
comment Niddah and Counting 7 Clean Days - What are its Origins?
@yoel A faulty premise is a reason to write an answer, not downvote. Especially one which can easily be derived from a simple reading of many texts (בנות ישראל החמירו על עצמן). I'm not sure I even understand your analogy to lighting Shabbat candles. As for your second comment, if you read the linked Rambams inside you would understand exactly what he's talking about.
Oct
8
comment The blessing for 600,000 Jews
I've seen many different estimations. These things tend to be over-estimated in the initial reports. Can you source definitively that more than 600K were there?
Oct
8
comment how much water do you need for a Netilat Yadayim
I think it could still be clearer about how much water is required per hand (or if both are together) and how much is required to have originally been in the cup.
Oct
8
comment how much water do you need for a Netilat Yadayim
Careful. You don't need to use the whole reviit, even though you must start with it.
Oct
8
revised Can you experiment on animals?
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Oct
7
revised Sin offering for Zavah?
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Oct
7
revised Sin offering for Zavah?
Those verses refer to Zavah not Niddah. see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zavah
Oct
7
comment What is the meaning of the inscription on the back of a m'zuza?
@GershonGold What does that mean? Writing God's name in random places affords protection to what and by what mechanism?
Oct
7
comment how much water do you need for a Netilat Yadayim
One and a half average eggs' volume.
Oct
7
comment Displaying Articles from the Temple
@IsaacMoses very End of chagiga.
Oct
7
comment Displaying Articles from the Temple
@msh210 That is mechubar lakarka.
Oct
7
comment Blowing Shofar at end of neilah before nightfall of Rabbeinu Tam
I don't see how this answer is complete without such an assertion, at least of a miut hamatzui of those communities in quesiton.
Oct
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comment Blowing Shofar at end of neilah before nightfall of Rabbeinu Tam
In your estimation, the communities mentioned in the question blow shofar always at least 58 minutes after visible sunset?
Oct
7
comment Why doesn't God offer Sodom and Gemorrah the same chance to repent He offers Nineveh?
"probably" How do you know that? I understand it is a possible answer (and an interesting one) but what makes you able to evaluate its likelihood?
Oct
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answered Specific things to do when a Gadol passes away
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