43,698 reputation
594189
bio website
location
age
visits member for 3 years, 3 months
seen 15 hours ago

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


Oct
19
comment Heter to own Sefarim
@sabbahillel (I think he meant chag not chat.)
Oct
19
comment Why don't we wear tefillin on Yom Tov sheni?
@Maimonist But there is a specific Gezerah: Yom Tov Sheni. What kind of Gezera to observe a day as if it were Yom Tov wouldn't account for the issue of Tefillin?
Oct
19
comment What is Ya'aleh Veyavo about?
@ray Indeed and we already have a prayer parallel to that called Musaf.
Oct
19
comment Saying Kaddish Yatom with Permission from Living Parents
How does this answer the question?
Oct
19
comment What time is sunset?
(The third option is when the sun is mostly above/below the horizon.)
Oct
19
comment what determines the time of sunset?
What is the "actual time the sun goes below the horizon"? Do you mean to account for mountains? weather patterns? the speed of light? atmospheric refraction? Also what in your quesiton is about Shabbat?
Oct
19
comment What's the difference between wasting seed and having marital relations without the possibility of conception?
@user6591 Right. And why is "hotzaas zera...allowed for a productive purpose such as having a child, [but] niyuf biyad is never allowed"? You still didn't explain why. You just repeated what the OP said: there are two categories, one of which is permitted for certain reasons. No explanation though has been given for the distinction.
Oct
19
comment Writing the name of Hashem
So that it doesn't have holiness and they can later destroy it
Oct
19
comment Do Jews Believe Dinosaurs Lived in the Same Time Period as Humans?
@Scimonster Most view the latter as a subdivision of the former.
Oct
19
comment Why do we throw kids in the air on Simchas Torah?
@GershonGold If that is so, then why doesn't the answer say "nonsense" in it? There are plenty of reasons he might discourage this practice. If his reason is that it is nonsense, you should point that out at it is essential to answering this question. What is here now is not an answer (or possibly a link answer).
Oct
19
comment Why don't we wear tefillin on Yom Tov sheni?
Why don't we blow Shofar on Shabbat? It's a biblical commandment.
Oct
19
comment Why don't we wear tefillin on Yom Tov sheni?
I don't know why you have to assume that. Most Yom Tov Shenis are not on Chol HaMoed.
Oct
19
comment Connection between עָרוּם and עֲרוּמִּים
FWIW Neofiti sticks with Onkles's ערטלין
Oct
19
comment Saying Kaddish Yatom with Permission from Living Parents
Are you asking about in the rabbi's synagogue?
Oct
19
comment What book do these notes synopsize?
When, where and by whom was the Siddur published? (This could help us think of relevant books.)
Oct
19
revised What options are there for chanukiah lighting in southern latitudes?
edited tags
Oct
19
comment Multiple Olim for a single Aliyah
I believe the Rama mentions this custom
Oct
19
comment Why do we believe that God is all powerful?
dupe? judaism.stackexchange.com/q/38376/759
Oct
19
comment Why do we believe that God is all powerful?
Why is that logically true
Oct
19
comment In Beresheit what is the difference between the light in 1:3 and the light in 1:14
אור can also be a verb. eg הבוקר אור והאנשים שלחו...