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Does halacha strongly encourage the use of aggressive medical interventions?

I think you're jumping to a conclusion that halacha demands the maximum possible every time. That's a bit of a straw man. There is a range of opinions here, put mildly, even among contemporary ...
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Why didn't G-d make us resistant to pain or blows?

This is a great question! The simplest answer is that pain was a curse that Adam and Chava brought upon themselves and their progeny by the chet. See Bereshit 3. A practical answer is that they came ...
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Can I have flowers planted on my grave?

The prohibition of placing flowers on a grave is not a strict prohibition, and appears to be more of a matter of custom. I had never seen this outside of Israel but, having gone to too many military ...
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