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Dec
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revised How Is It That Rabbis Have Copies of Their Own Responsa?
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Dec
30
comment How Is It That Rabbis Have Copies of Their Own Responsa?
@ShmuelBrill. Ok, so I spoke to him just now, he said that indeed Rabbi Dr. Mindel took dictation in shorthand and then typed it up in duplicate. Apparently though, he did not use carbon paper, but rather some other method of duplication.
Dec
30
comment Is there a Kabbalistic source for not walking with one's hands behind one's back?
@Menachem True, but this is the oldest definite source I've seen. (I tried to follow that Shaar Ruach Hakodesh source but couldn't find anything definite). In addition it is the earliest story I know of in which a Torah personality is machmir in this. That being said, you're right, the Ben Ish Chai himself does say he's not the original source.
Dec
29
revised Unsupervised meat and closed restaurants/butchers
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29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
thanks =)------
Dec
29
answered Unsupervised meat and closed restaurants/butchers
Dec
29
comment Suggestions for Kosher iPhone apps
To the best of my knowledge, the SE API does not yet support authentication and won't for some time. In english, that means that you can't write an app for SE that allows you to log in.
Dec
29
comment Are Rabbeinu Tam's Tefillin really Rabbeinu Tam's Tefillin?
I don't doubt it. :)
Dec
29
comment Are Rabbeinu Tam's Tefillin really Rabbeinu Tam's Tefillin?
Sources for the way Rabbeinu Tams tefillin are currently constructed?
Dec
29
revised Parts of Shabbos prayers sung out loud
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Dec
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revised When did David Hamelech become king?
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Dec
29
revised Which mitzvos exempt which mitzvos?
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Dec
29
awarded  Necromancer
Dec
29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
Just want to clarify that what ShmuelBrill meant is that the Tzemach Tzedek said that all of the Mishnas Chassidim's writings were from the Arizal. btw, what sefer is that pdf from?
Dec
29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
Aha, ok, so there seems to be some disagreement on this.
Dec
29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
Not necessarily, I just was surprised to learn that some thought it was asur.
Dec
29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
At least some mekubalim disagree.
Dec
29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
The 5th Lubavitcher Rebbe actually quotes and learns from one of these other students in the beginning of the hemshech Samech-Vov.
Dec
29
comment Learning Kabbalah from other students of the Arizal?
Hold on, Kabbalah is asur? I thought it was just that some people hold there's an age limit?
Dec
29
comment Davka, Mamash, and B'Emet
@yydl Presumable because this site is not usually for hebrew language questions. Although there are many such questions sprinkled around.