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Mar
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answered May one do exercise on Purim?
Sep
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Sep
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accepted If I daven amida very slowly what do I do when the shatz reaches Kedusha?
Sep
9
comment If I daven amida very slowly what do I do when the shatz reaches Kedusha?
This was my original concern, i.e. that stopping and listening as an interruption. @GershonGold - thank you for bringing this down. What is the siman / seif of that Biur Halacha? Thanks everyone!
Sep
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asked If I daven amida very slowly what do I do when the shatz reaches Kedusha?
Sep
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Sep
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answered Plural of “Nafka Minah”
Sep
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answered Why do tefillot dealing with repentance frequently contain verses about our oppressors?
Sep
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answered If someone hospitalized on erev Shabbat is then asked/required to sign a release form during Shabbat, what is to be done?
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Apr
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comment What is the halachic source for Achdut Yisrael?
So now I see the Natziv on Parashat Noach regarding Dor Hapalaga - the Natziv says the the Torah did not specifically mention what was their averah - because it was unnecessary. The Netziv stresses the importance of plurality of opinion - כאשר עשו לאברהם אבינו. נמצא שהיו "דברים אחדים" שביניהם לרועץ, שהחליטו להרוג את מי שלא יחשוב כדעתם
Apr
21
comment What is the halachic source for Achdut Yisrael?
Of course Lo Titgodedu has nothing to do with Achdut. But it is related in the sense that a shul that splits into 2 minyanim at the same time and place is over on Lo Titgodedu and therefore not makayem a mitzvah of Achdut - if there were such a mitzvah.
Apr
21
comment What is the halachic source for Achdut Yisrael?
The source for the 4 minim being a semel of Achdut is in the Vayikra Raba במדרש ויקרא רבה )ל, י"ב( נאמר: "פרי עץ הדר אלו ישראל: מה אתרוג זה יש בו טעם ויש בו ריח - כך ישראל יש בהם בני אדם שיש בהם תורה ויש בהם מעשים טובים; כפות תמרים אלו ישראל -
Apr
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Aug
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comment What bracha do you make on Martini
@WAF Naama's reasoning was that the Martini & Rossi Martini bottle label says based on Red wine, alcohol and sugar. Since red wine is the first ingredient on the label, and therefore a "rov", then Martini must be 'behezkat' yayin.
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Aug
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answered Bracha for Quinoa
Aug
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comment What bracha do you make on Martini
@zaq That was true in time of Mishna ve'Talmud when the wine ("chamra") was much much stronger than today and essentially undrinkable. Refer to the Yerushalmi Berachot Perek Zayin - you will see that Hellenistic sources were noheg 1/3 wine and 2/3 water whereas Chazal consistently refer to a Reviit and "mayim colshehoo" as excluding mezigah shel mamash. This is the source for people who add water to the kiddush wine today but in all likelihood (and some poskim will rule this) the minhag is unnecassary.