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May
15
comment How to tactfully make food blessings in front of a gentile?
Many gentiles are familiar with the idea of reciting "grace" over food. It might not be that weird to ask for a moment to say grace.
May
15
revised Does Orthodox Judaism Recognize Reform Conversions?
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May
15
comment How did the water climb so high?
We can note that 300 mil (at R' Chaim Naeh's 960m=1mil) is 288000m. Google Maps tells me that the distance from Eilat to the Adam Bridge (the site where the water stood up) is 289210m. Perhaps there is a metaphor/symbol of the news reaching all the way to the sea in the south? The Arava valley is in some ways the logical continuation of the Jordan River.
May
15
comment Who authored the topic - division headings in the Shulchan Aruch?
The Tur regularly references things he wrote "earlier/later in Hilchot XYZ"
May
15
revised Intentionally mispronouncing lashon hakodesh in religious services
link and sp. and https://xkcd.com/859/
May
15
comment Where can I find Chaim Walder's book in Hebrew?
Hi Ravivo. Which book? What is its title? Do you know if it's available in multiple languages? Which others? Where have you checked?
May
14
comment Halachic Justifications for the Amshinover Rebbe
@ray I don't understand your comment.
May
14
comment Intentionally mispronouncing lashon hakodesh in religious services
related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/18529/759 and all the questions linked therein
May
14
comment Substitutes for “Today” in the omer count
@sabbahillel Do you have evidence that הלילה works? How can you conclude that הלילה works from your rule of translations?
May
14
comment Staying up all night and suffering on Yom Tov
It seems to me that Rabbis (capital R) have generally decided that you'll get more people to learn more Torah by advocating the night thing than advocating coming to a 6 hour round-robin of Shiurim in the afternoon, and that all other concerns were deemed secondary.
May
14
comment Who authored the topic - division headings in the Shulchan Aruch?
I'm pretty sure the Tur authored them himself (not the ShA ones, of course)
May
14
comment Substitutes for “Today” in the omer count
הלילה translates to היום? How so?
May
14
comment How did the Beis Din have the authority to relax the rules of Muktza?
I feel like these questions always get answered (without historical evidence) with "it was originally enacted such that these would be allowed" ie כולא חדא גזירה היא.
May
14
comment Early maariv on 2nd day Yom Tov
@Yahu How is this different then eating Shalosh Seudos during Bein HaShemashot, as many do weekly?
May
14
comment What is the deadline for yibbum?
Aha! Probably was thinking of torahmusings.com/2010/05/shavuos-get
May
14
comment What are the rules regarding which verses in the Tocacha (Vayikra 26:14-46) should be read in a loud voice?
dupe? judaism.stackexchange.com/q/59139/759
May
14
comment Shomer Negiah without direct contact?
@Mefaresh Is the quote from R Aviner not on target?
May
14
comment Is there a prohibition against bringing children to a shiva house?
He described a phenomenon. I presented some relevant information and thoughts on how to understand that phenomenon in light of halacha. No one else has found anything useful to contribute in over two years, I might add.
May
14
comment Should a married woman cover her hair in the succah?
Perhaps limit your question to those who don't perceive their Sukkah's as part of their home? I'm rather skeptical how big that category is anyway. IAE finding some way to edit to clarify your motivation (so others don't have to dredge through these comments) is always good.
May
14
comment Can a convert be a prophet?
how do we know he was ever a real Prophet? the title הנביא could mean prophet (lower-case) ie fake