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Aug
29
comment When something is lost, tie a knot
Very interesting. There is definitely a Jewish tradition associating tying of knots with witchcraft and demons, but I never heard this one in specific. I will try to look into it and see what I can come up with.
Jul
15
answered Is a couple who got divorced allowed to be together?
Jul
2
awarded  Curious
Jun
28
awarded  Good Answer
Jun
28
awarded  Custodian
Jun
24
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
27
answered Is there a limit to the number of names you can give someone?
May
19
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
18
answered How can we say everything is good?
Apr
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
13
answered which kings must Moshiach descend from?
Apr
13
comment What is the source that you can not have benefit from miracles?
BAbylonian Talmud, Taanis 24
Mar
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awarded  Yearling
Mar
25
answered high calorie Pesach food
Mar
12
answered Intrinsic reasons for being observant