Questions tagged [halachic-development]

Questions regarding the theoretical underpinnings, practical ramifications of and/or examples of the historical development of halacha.

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What determines a Minhag?

How does a Minhag become a Minhag? More specific is it possible to enact new Minhagim in todays generation?
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In light of modern science, why is bee honey still kosher?

My understanding of why bee honey is kosher is because the talmud says that the honey is not a by-product of the bees. They simply store the nectar in their body to transfer it and then expel it, ...