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Setting the bar for life threatening situations (VeNishmartem)?

The Halachah says (Rambam Rotzeach-uShmirat-Nefesh 11,5, read on to ch.13, interestingly haMechaber omitted those Halochos): "הרבה דברים אסרו חכמים מפני שיש בהם סכנת נפשות.:" "Our ...
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Which communities do not allow women to smoke?

Which communities do not allow women to smoke? Satmar? If yes, is it an official or implicit rule ?
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What are the sources of saying a beracha before a cigarette?

I've heard that before smoking a cigarette, Briskers make it a point to drink something shehakol and are mechaven the cigarette... Why do they do this?
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Why the Hebrew word for "fathers" - אבות ends in "ות" as feminine?

To continue the "gender in Hebrew" questions (like "meaning-of-grammatical-gender-in-hebrew-for-inanimate-objects)". What can be more masculine than the fathers, and still, the ...
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