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Aug
26
comment How are sorcery or witchcraft viewed in Judaism and Jewish Mysticism?
Relevant chat between YDK and myself is here
Aug
24
revised vowels on vav before mem
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Aug
17
reviewed Reopen beracha and clothes
Aug
17
reviewed Close Can there be a guide to what interruptions and skips can be made during parts of davening?
Aug
11
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
31
comment Is the Targum Neofiti a valid source of translation?
@not-allowed. No problem :). (I've upvoted, fwiw). The only thing I (personally) would add to the question is what the significance of it being authoritative would be, and why it or Onkelos is different from modern "authoritative" translations (e.g., Artscroll, JPS, et al.) This is, again, something more knowledgeable people might know, but I like to recommend keeping the bar as low as reasonably possible.
Jul
31
comment Is the Targum Neofiti a valid source of translation?
Try to include as much info in the question as possible, and keep reliance on links to a minimum. This will also help pique the interest of people who may not otherwise look twice at your question. Then you get better answers, more interaction (and more upvotes ;)) These are general rules to keep in mind. It's better to explain too much, than to assume that everyone will know what you mean.
Jul
28
comment What's her husband doing at the gates in the middle of her song?
Don't give up! My "hiatus" was not really intentional, and now I'm trying to get back into it (and having trouble). The site's worth it, we just have to figure out how to either avoid or change the behaviors of some. @Monica and I (and others) have discussed this in chat several times, and if you have any input I (and they, probably) would love to hear it!
Jul
28
comment What's her husband doing at the gates in the middle of her song?
Moving on! It's great to give people credit! But you should make sure to at least quote and/or paraphrase them, so that your answer isn't completely dependent upon their post. (This can cause issues if, for example, they delete theirs, or more answers are added and then people have to go to page two just to understand your answer). If one answer is so dependent on another, it may be a better idea to leave it as a comment instead. In this case, you're adding sources, so that does add new info, but it should at least include an explanation of those sources, else it should be a comment.
Jul
28
comment What's her husband doing at the gates in the middle of her song?
Interesting! I've never come across this practice. You might want to consider explaining why "his success is her's" in your answer, especially for if "her" refers to the Torah. (though it may seem largely self-explanatory, it will make your answer more self-contained and approachable). Also, any sources would be very helpful.
Jul
25
comment What's her husband doing at the gates in the middle of her song?
But every other pasuk is listing a praise for her, it seems that there are many praiseworthy things that a woman does that doesn't involve hee husband's accomplishments. And why is becoming a judge a man's tafkid?
Jul
25
comment What's her husband doing at the gates in the middle of her song?
"Kollel wife" l'afukei mai?
Jul
23
awarded  Good Question
Jul
22
comment If a virgin birth actually disqualifies a Messianic candidate, how then should Isaiah 7:14 be interpreted?
'Twas my bad, I misread on my first pass.
Jul
22
comment If a virgin birth actually disqualifies a Messianic candidate, how then should Isaiah 7:14 be interpreted?
That her naming would be prophetic is mentioned by Rashi, but he doesn't specify that that is what the proof is. "and this is the sign, for she is a young girl, and she never prophesied, yet in this instance, Divine inspiration shall rest upon her. ... And some interpret that this is the sign, that she was a young girl and incapable of giving birth."
Jul
22
revised If a virgin birth actually disqualifies a Messianic candidate, how then should Isaiah 7:14 be interpreted?
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Jul
10
awarded  Good Question
Jul
9
comment Hassidim and white shirt
Assuming that the answer is yes, the reason is so that the right side of the garment should be buttoned over the left, thereby putting chesed on top of gevurah.
Jul
9
comment Hassidim and white shirt
Hey @maaaan, welcome to Mi Yodeya! Usually, it's the opposite: Chesed is connected with the right side and gevurah with the left. Also, what do you mean by "button these shirts from the left?" You mean that the buttons are on the left side (from the wearers perspective)?
Jul
2
awarded  Inquisitive