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May
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asked Using Dishwashers for both Meat and Milk
May
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comment Getting back together with a girlfriend after she has dated other guys?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/17039/…
May
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awarded  Necromancer
Apr
20
comment Is it okay to enjoy Christmas lights?
@TRiG - It's also succinct.
Apr
20
comment Is a Jew permitted to have an abortion?
@Karamazov - Most of the Hebrew are simply the names of the book\person who said that statement. Here's a quick glossary: רמב"ם = Maimonides; רודף = assailant; אסור = prohibited; מותר = permitted; מקל = lenient; מחמר = stringent; רציחה = murder; חייב מיתה = deserving of capital punishment
Apr
20
revised Halachot of Shul Mechitzot
grammar
Jan
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awarded  Revival
Jan
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awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
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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
Nov
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awarded  Revival
Oct
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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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awarded  Explainer
Sep
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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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awarded  Yearling
Sep
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awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
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awarded  Revival
Aug
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revised What is the story of Yehudit which takes place during the Chanukkah Story?
removed broken link
Aug
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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
13
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
11
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.