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awarded  Curious
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awarded  Good Answer
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Jun
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comment Did Yael Sleep with Sisra?
i printed an article about this last year in Kovetz Hamaor. It was written in Hebrew, but if someone has the chance to translate the relevant parts as an answer, I'm sure it would be helpful. See academia.edu/7444413/_
Jun
15
comment Why only sarei chamishim for spies?
For some reason, this question reminded me of Stratego...
Jun
6
comment Is a Jew permitted to have an abortion?
Does that mean that you love it or hate it? -Rebbetzin HaQoton
Jun
6
answered Is a Jew permitted to have an abortion?
May
28
answered What was the language spoken by Jews in Israel in 16th century
May
28
comment Is there a limit to the number of names you can give someone?
Yes, his name is El. It just seemed strange to write Hashem's name on its own (unlike, for example, in a name like Eliyahu.) Pardon my "frum reflexes." - Rebbetzin HaQoton
May
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answered Is there a limit to the number of names you can give someone?
May
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comment Can a Sheitel be made out of one's own hair?
I believe that it's a machlokes. Ask your rabbi. My em bayis in (a BY) seminary had sheitels made from her own hair. -Rebbetzin HaQoton
May
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answered How can we say everything is good?
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awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
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answered which kings must Moshiach descend from?
Apr
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comment What is the source that you can not have benefit from miracles?
BAbylonian Talmud, Taanis 24
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awarded  Yearling
Mar
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answered high calorie Pesach food
Mar
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answered Intrinsic reasons for being observant
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answered Conversion: If G-d really wanted me to be a Jew (and observe mitzvot), why was I not born into a Jewish family
Mar
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comment Why does the prefix She- appear in only Tehillim, Shir Hashirim, and Koheles?
Quote from my upcoming book on the History of Lashon HaKodesh (Mosaica Press): > Similarly, academia points to the usage of the letter ש in Song of Songs and Ecclesiastes (a convention quite common in later rabbinic writings) to mean “that” and “of” instead of the Hebrew word asher (אשר) used in earlier books of the Bible. From this, scholars see that those books were written later than the rest of the Bible and so their form of Lashon HaKodesh more closely resembled that of the later rabbinic writings than other books of the Bible do. However, this argument is easily countered in light of...