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


Jan
22
comment Four Holy Cities
@avi Those are all of significance to the history of halacha, unlike Yerushalayim which has actual halachik nafka mina. Tzfat also is significant in terms of the history of halacha, even if later in history than Teveria.
Jan
22
revised Is it permissible for a Gentile to utter Hashem's Name?
added examples
Jan
22
comment Four Holy Cities
@avi What is the halachik significance of Chevron and Teveria?
Jan
22
revised Plural of “Nafka Minah”
link
Jan
22
comment Snuff Bracha or lack thereof
@Will See this question regarding if it has to be naturally occurring. But it certainly does not have to be a plant as the Shulchan Aruch OC 216:2 explicitly mentions musk which is not a plant.
Jan
22
answered Is it permissible for a Gentile to utter Hashem's Name?
Jan
22
comment What's with Kiddush Levana?
If the moon were to be as bright as the sun, it would only be daylight for 24 hours on the day of the full moon. At a new moon we would have a regular 12 hour night.
Jan
22
comment Snuff Bracha or lack thereof
I would've thought that snuff is Borei Isvei Vesamim as it is ground up leaves (to the best of my knowledge). Also, I thought the question was more about the added scents.
Jan
22
revised Lighting candles for People
added a bio
Jan
22
comment Was the Tzemach Tzedek related to the Metzudos Tziyon/Dovid?
On second thought, one of those "great"s is a safek because it is unclear in the source. But they're definitely related.
Jan
22
answered Was the Tzemach Tzedek related to the Metzudos Tziyon/Dovid?
Jan
22
comment Lighting candles for People
@msh210 Yes I saw that here Do you have a searchable version though? Bar Ilan Responsa doesn't seem to have targumin on Nach. And btw it could definitely be that he had a different girsa than we do especially when it comes to targumin.
Jan
22
comment What does Yarmulka mean?
@SethJ thanks good to know.
Jan
22
comment Snuff Bracha or lack thereof
@simchashatorah Some poskim think smoking cigarettes is assur too. I assume that would apply here as well.
Jan
22
revised Bracha on Synthetic Smells
edited tags; edited title
Jan
22
awarded  Cleanup
Jan
22
comment What does Yarmulka mean?
@HodofHod Ah I see that now. Rolled back.
Jan
22
revised What does Yarmulka mean?
rolled back to a previous revision
Jan
22
answered Bracha on Synthetic Smells
Jan
22
comment Snuff Bracha or lack thereof
Q: What bracha do you make on poison? A: Bracha Achrona!