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Jul
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revised Can One Ride in a Self-Driving Car on Shabbat
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Jul
10
revised May one use a computer script or robot to do something specifically on Shabbos/Yom Tov?
edited to include newer technologies
Jul
10
asked Can One Ride in a Self-Driving Car on Shabbat
Jul
10
revised What is the earliest source of rhymes in Jewish texts?
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Jul
2
revised Why do Tefillin have filler material in the base of the batim?
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Jul
2
comment Why can an Eruv be made in cities nowadays?
@Bruce - Notes from Halacha shiur in Yeshivat Har Etzion.
Jul
2
comment Halachic Problems with “Hatikvah”
The original text is more religious.
Jul
2
comment Are “Price-Tag” Attacks halachically sound?
But they did, and you're supporting my point. David thought raids and looting against other nations were acceptable, we don't.
Jul
2
comment Is it permissible to write the English/secular date?
I think the questioner was more concerned with the year than with the months. Based on Tanach's year-numbering system, we'd either make Year 1 the year of State of Israel's founding (ie, based on the current King of Israel, as in Nach), or based on the Shemita cycle (which would also mean counting the number of Shemita cycles since a certain arbitrary point). As such, today would be 4/4/66, although see R' Medan (on another question about the calendar on this site).
Jul
2
comment Is it permissible to write the English/secular date?
Hmm, you're right. Well then, based strictly on the notion of "the months that Hashem appointed" (Tanach), maybe we should have to drop the Babylonian names and just use the numbers. (I agree with your first comment.)
Jul
2
comment Is it permissible to write the English/secular date?
Perhaps, but no one does that. People just say the name, whether English or Hebrew. For example, I've yet to see a gravestone that said "ניסן, חדש הראשון" (or would that be תשרי?) Plus, "December" is meaningless on the Tanach system, since it's solar and not lunar (it doesn't match up with the Hebrew months).
Jul
2
comment Are “Price-Tag” Attacks halachically sound?
In addition, Amalek no longer exists, and the Palestinians live under Israeli rule, and are thus subjugated. Finally, extrapolating from the acts of ancient societies, which had different rules and understandings of what was acceptable, to our own is irresponsible. | Many ancient societies offered human sacrifice. Does that mean the human sacrifice is acceptable in our modern society?
Jul
2
comment Are “Price-Tag” Attacks halachically sound?
I disagree. David was a king, appointed by God. Price-tag attacks are not sanctioned by the gov't, and those perpetuating them have not been appointed by God. I don't think your analogy holds.
Jul
2
revised Are “Price-Tag” Attacks halachically sound?
emphasize sentence that most directly answers the question
Jul
2
answered Is it permissible to write the English/secular date?
Jul
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awarded  Curious
Jul
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awarded  Revival
Jul
1
comment Can a Jewish Business Refuse to Serve Certain Customers?
Related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/33729/…
Jul
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comment Who is Tzippor?
Balaq's father?
Jul
1
comment Can a Jewish Business Refuse to Serve Certain Customers?
I don't know. That's what I'm asking. If there are, and what they are.