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comment Is there a legal minimum on the amount of soil needed to make a suitable grave?
@user6591 - Not exactly what you're looking for, but sources are here and here
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comment Is it permissible to use an umbrella on Shabbat?
@YEZ - Comments on the Torah Musings link (above, also here ) mention that Chief Rabbi Jakobowitz permitted carrying already-open umbrellas on Shabbat. Now if only I could find a reliable source to back up those comments... <<||>> Tatiana - Thank you for your answer. Indeed, it appears logical to me that carrying an already-open umbrella should be fine, but I'm no rabbi.
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comment Can jews eat unclean animals when blood is removed?
@JimThio - Today, most people don't hunt nor (afaik) eat deer. I don't understand what you're getting at. Just because something isn't done doesn't mean it can't be done. || The Talmud contains references to Jews hunting deer. I don't remember the exact source, but there is a story about a rabbi who was an expert shot with a bow and arrow, and he shot a deer in such a fashion that it was a "kosher kill," and was permitted to eat.
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revised What is the story of Yehudit which takes place during the Chanukkah Story?
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comment What is the story of Yehudit which takes place during the Chanukkah Story?
@Menachem Indeed it has. The link was just to some search results in Bar Ilan Responsa, which are described in the following sentences. You can look up the specific sources by searching Responsa yourself.
Aug
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comment Are you allowed to save a non-Jew's life on shabbos?
... theoretically , Shabbat may not be violated for a Gentile. While the ruling that allows violating Shabbat to save the life of a Gentile has been generally accepted
Aug
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comment Are you allowed to save a non-Jew's life on shabbos?
-1 While your logic is theoretically correct, in practice we do violate Shabbat to save anyone's life, Jew or non-Jew, observant or non-observant. This is noted in the article you link to.
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accepted According to Conservative Judaism, is one permitted to use an umbrella on Shabbat?
Jul
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comment Typing on Shabbos
@andrewmh20 Good question. Probably addressed in the links in my answer, as those deal with devices that don't require electricity to maintain an image.
Jul
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revised Secular Names for Days of the Week
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revised Unintentional closing and opening of electrical circuits on shabbat
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revised Unintentional closing and opening of electrical circuits on shabbat
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answered Unintentional closing and opening of electrical circuits on shabbat
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comment Can One Ride in a Self-Driving Car on Shabbat
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