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answered First steps for someone considering conversion
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awarded  Nice Question
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comment Fulltext search across sources: Gemara, Zohars, Rishonim and Aharonim
@H'Gabriel a large enough library may have it, especially if they are either academic, or participate in a consortium. Bottom line, ask or check out the library's website.
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revised Fulltext search across sources: Gemara, Zohars, Rishonim and Aharonim
clarify title
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suggested suggested edit on Fulltext search across sources: Gemara, Zohars, Rishonim and Aharonim
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comment Fulltext search across sources: Gemara, Zohars, Rishonim and Aharonim
If you can find a nearby library which subscribes, you can get the full service.
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accepted Eating on someone else's untoveled dishes
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asked Eating on someone else's untoveled dishes
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comment Tzitzit tying: the real way
There are a LOT of methods detailed in the Rishonim, as per tekhelet.com/guide.htm
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comment Train ticket not collected: destroy?
I have difficulty seeing the failure to collect as a "mistake," since it is known and accepted (at least pragmatically) that some passengers will not have their tickets collected, be it because they enter and leave the train before crew reach their section, short-staffedness, etc. As I put it earlier: are you buying the ticket per se, or the service with the ticket as voucher? It seems obvious to me that the latter is the case, but I don't have any other basis for it than my own rationale.
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revised Train ticket not collected: destroy?
specify assumptions for the type of train service
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comment Train ticket not collected: destroy?
@avi dash it all, the question specifies single-ride ticket. will modify for the first two points.
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comment Train ticket not collected: destroy?
@avi I presumed there is a provider-agnostic answer, hence the omission. Besides, my question was meant to be theoretical
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awarded  Citizen Patrol
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comment Train ticket not collected: destroy?
@avi It was my assumption coming in that there are no such rules. Looking around njtransit.com I can't find any terms about this (or about tickets in general, other than how to buy etc). I'm guessing they would laugh if asked.
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awarded  Nice Question
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comment Train ticket not collected: destroy?
I guess my bottom line is, I question whether collection of fees for a direct service by a gvt agency is considered dina de-malchusa. That brings us to that sugya, which IIRC is very complex. R' Asher Weiss has a great article on that subject, torahmusings.com/2010/06/…
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comment Train ticket not collected: destroy?
tangential, but as far as the USPS is concerned, I would also question whether their collecting money would be a "law of the land," despite the fact that it's an "independent branch" of the executive wing of the US government.
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awarded  Scholar
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accepted Train ticket not collected: destroy?