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Tosefot Yom Tov ad loc. writes that logically it should apply to all kinds of nega'im, as the reasons for not being definitive regarding house-tzara'at apply equally well to other forms of tzara'at. However, he does entertain the possibility that it only applies to house-tzara'at (and notes that one can infer as much from Rambam). If that is the case, he ...


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The Gemara YOMA 78b lists great rabbis who would go out on YK with cork or reed sandals. The question is how to understand the following statement regarding a prosthetic leg יומא דף עח עמוד ב אלא אמר רבא: לעולם דכולי עלמא מנעל הוא RAVA would seem to indicate that a wooden prosthetic leg is an issue even though it is not leather. Tur (and Bais Yosef) ...


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Maybe because of this (but this is only for men) Shulchan Aruch Harav 619.18 (from the Shalo) ...In addition, one should make a point of not covering himself with [so many] blankets and spreads that [his body] will be excessively warmed. One should at least leave his legs uncovered, as alluded to by the uncovering of Boaz’ legs, so that one’s body will ...


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