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comment heresy on Purim
Better to leave out the Dagesh so people know what type of Chirik it is. That happens all the time in Tanakh. אֶת-פִּתֹם, וְאֶת-רַעַמְסֵס
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comment heresy on Purim
Is there really a Dagesh in that Nun?
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comment כּרְעוּתֵהּ (with a dagesh in the כּ) or כרְעוּתֵהּ (without the dagesh) in Kaddish?
It's only most reasonable that both Kaddishem would follow BeAlma D- with parallel structures, in this case, descriptors of that Alma. To suggest that only in one of the different Kaddish's do we mention the manner in which we want God's name to be sanctified is bizarre. To use Seth's formulation, that would be like having יִתְגַּדַּל וְיִתְקַדַּשׁ כּרְעוּתֵהּ שְׁמֵהּ רַבָּא בְּעָלְמָא דִּי בְרָא and in the other יִתְגַּדַּל וְיִתְקַדַּשׁ שְׁמֵהּ רַבָּא בְּעָלְמָא דִּהוא עתיד לחדתא. That's not a priori reasonable at all.
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comment According to the Vilna Gaon, why doesn't Kaddish open with “יתגדל ויתקדש כרעותיה”?
@Cauthon Certainly! As is Pashta and Zakef Kattan and Silluk. All four words in the phrase have Mafsikim on them, actually. The strongest, though, is the Zakef. The way the Midrash there is reading it is as if it were written Darga-Tevir-Tipcha-Silluk (where Tipcha is the strongest break), which is fine for Midrash, but not for actual reading.
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comment According to the Vilna Gaon, why doesn't Kaddish open with “יתגדל ויתקדש כרעותיה”?
@Cauthon Note that Mishna Berura is referring to a Midrashic read, not the traditional read according to the Trop. Even when Midrashim break up verses a different way, the Halacha is always to read them in Davening like the Trop.
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comment No Hallel in the seder?
Can anyone translate all that French?
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comment Keeping your Tzitzis out as a segulah for shemiras einayim - Mishnah Berurah?
judaism.stackexchange.com/a/69839/759
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comment There is Always Blood in Meat
How do you know blood that hasn't separated isn't called blood? Perhaps it's permitted blood?
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comment Does 'not in heaven' apply to kabbalah?
@HaLeiVi No, I am not. Given as true two arbitrary claims, P and ~P, as well as the unknown claim Q = "I am an 7'5" astronaut and that Harry Truman is Zarathustra", we can first derive as true the claim P v Q via disjunction introduction. Then we derive as true the claim Q via disjunctive syllogism. QED.
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comment There is Always Blood in Meat
related cooking.stackexchange.com/q/24208/8291
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comment There is Always Blood in Meat
Can you edit to source your claims?
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comment Is counting the Omer considered one mitzvah or 49 individual ones?
related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/57515/759
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comment Why don't we count sefirah without shem u'malkhut
@MeirZirkind I wanted old examples. I already agreed that such is done, just that it's a pretty recent phenomenon.
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comment Seeking a demographic “pamphlet” of Israeli neighborhoods
What kind of neighborhood supports someone trying "to increase his religious learning and to become a rav either in a yeshiva or a shul"? (I'm not joking. I don't know what that means. A community with a good library? Lots of (free?) classes?) As is now this seems either unclear or primarliy opinion based as everyone's educational needs are different.
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comment Seeking a demographic “pamphlet” of Israeli neighborhoods
@Scimonster See edits to the question
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comment Does 'not in heaven' apply to kabbalah?
"Things can work concurrently in contradictory ways" What does that mean? TTBOMK contradictions imply that I am an 7'5" astronaut and that Harry Truman is Zarathustra.
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comment Does 'not in heaven' apply to kabbalah?
@Dude "kabbalah may only be applied where kaballah offers a stringency from nigleh but not where it is more lenient" What is that rule if not part of the Halachic process?
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comment counting omer for shavuot
related judaism.stackexchange.com/q/38146/759
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comment Seeking a demographic “pamphlet” of Israeli neighborhoods
@Scimonster But no close vote in the meantime?
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comment Do the Rishonim that hold G-d can have physical form (e.g Rav Moshe Taku, etc.) also hold he can incarnate?
@Dude No, having the properties of christianity is christianity. You need much more than being born of a woman to be christianity. The opinion in the question is different from what you are used to, but it's not christian.