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revised Tanach with grammatical text analysis
standardized spelling (for searches)
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
And could using Arabic numerals ever be considered 'going in their ways', i.e. something reprehensible? Way too late for that, now...
May
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
Link requires subscription access. (Which I have, but most might not.)
May
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answered Page numbers in sefarim
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asked Is there a resource that shows all uses of a Tanach verse in the Talmud?
May
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comment Why don't we have a “shulchan aruch of forbidden beliefs”?
Recommended reading: The Limits of Orthodox Theology by Marc Shapiro
May
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
Sefarim published in translation use that language's numbering system. A Tehillim translated in Latin in 1521 by Bomberg uses Latin numerals. It's logical to assume, due to the typesetting process, that printers would use the available letters (Hebrew for Hebrew, Latin for Latin) to number their pages, as switching or adding new ones is more effort. I don't know why this changed in the mid-1800's.
May
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
Not sure about page numbers, but the first sefer I found that used Arabic numerals for the date of publication on the title page was printed in 1861. From that point on, writing the date in Arabic numerals becomes widespread, and appears in almost all printings. Source: This book
May
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revised Page numbers in sefarim
they're "arabic" not "arab"
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comment Page numbers in sefarim
Convention, convenience, Christian printers...?
May
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comment What is the Pilpul method of learning?
It kinda does define it - "involves the linking together of disparate texts on the basis of lexical and thematic similarities," but additional info would improve the answer.
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comment What is the Pilpul method of learning?
+1, but also +1 to Yishai's comment. Your example seems very similar to the "Brisker" method of analysing חקירות.
May
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comment Can a Sheitel be made out of one's own hair?
Not sure, but I know these exist.
May
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comment Does the verse in Tehillim 147:4 imply that one cannot name a star after a person?
And, from a hashkafic perspective, maybe we should stop looking in Torah for things we can't do and start looking for positive things that we can do.
May
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answered Does the verse in Tehillim 147:4 imply that one cannot name a star after a person?
May
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asked What is the Pilpul method of learning?
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revised Can one make a siyum mesechta if it was learned in English translation?
added keyword "translation" for searches
May
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comment How do Rishonim argue on Drashos Chazal?
Strongly related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/10330/…
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comment How do Rishonim argue on Drashos Chazal?
(I am fairly certain there are places where the Rishonim disagree with the Gemara on matters of Halacha. See the comments on this question, for example.)
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comment How do Rishonim argue on Drashos Chazal?
"There is a known rule" - Source for this rule? (Preferably from a Rishon)