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I heard in a shiur that wearing Tzitzit helps reduce toothaches and teeth pains This is brought in a Hirhurim blogpost on Tzitzit: It is said that being careful in the observance of the mitzva of Tzitzit is a segula for preventing tooth aches. [Kaf Hachaim 11:17]. The Kaf Hachaim (Sofer), brings it here. He, in turn, is quoting the Kaf Hachaim (Palaggi) ...


Probably this, from Magen Avraham 11:18: כ' בשל"ה ומט"מ שאל יחתוך בסכין אלא ינשכם בשיניו ע"ש: Shaloh and Mateh Moshe say that you shouldn't cut [the tzitzis strings] with a knife, but bite them with your teeth; see there.


Chacham Ben Tzion Abba Shaul 2:page.258:12 held that working out to break a sweat is prohibited . However ,if one wants to work out without the intention of sweating then it is permmited. He also permits one to run if one doesn't have in mind to sweat. I don't beleive this is an accepted opinion by many,but he rules based off the Shulchan Aruch 328:42. Text:...


There could be another explanation. Rambam in Hilchos Beis Habdhira says that the Altar was not a building, but one of the tools, used in the Temple (just like the Menorah or the table). As such it is exempt from the railings because it is not a building to start with, like building a giant chair.


The Tiferes Yisrael (Middos, Chap. 3, Yachin, 8) posits that there was a quasi-מעקה on the top of the Altar. דחוזרין ומניחין מקרנות ולפנים, אמה א' סביב בגג המזבח לצורך הילוך רגלי הכהנים, והיו ב' אמות אלו שבין הקרנות ושל הילוך הכהנים משוקעים קצת שלא יחליקו הכהנים ויפלו מהשפה, [ונראה לי דגם בסובב הי' מה"ט שפתו גבוה קצת סביב] ועל ידי זה היה שפה גבוה ...


The Sifri (Ki Tetzei, 229) explicitly exempts a ramp from needing a railing: ועשית מעקה לגגך. אין לי אלא גג, מנין לרבות בורות שיחים ומערות [חריצים] ונעיצים, תלמוד לומר ולא תשים דמים בביתך. אם כן למה נאמר גג, פרט לכבש The question is, does this refer to all ramps, or only the ramp of the altar in the Temple, is the subject of debate, and is beyond the scope ...

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