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Punishment for breaking Yom Tov

It is not like Shabbat but like any other ordinary prohibition (eg. eating pig) whose statutory punishment is lashes (Rambam Shvitat Yom Tov 1:2).
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If somebody is over 60 and does an aveirah for which the punishment is misah biyedei shamayim, what happens?

We see from the following Gemora, that between 60 and 80 if someone dies suddenly - [without being sick for three days - תוספות שבת כה. ד"ה וכרת], it is somewhat of a Kares. Moed Katan 28a: רב ...
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Is there a difference between "kareis" and "misas be'dei shamayim?"

The Kollel Iyun HaDaf answers your question in its intro to Keritut 2 and lists a number of differences Some sins are so severe that they are punished with untimely death. There are two types of ...
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Yom Kippur more lenient than Shabbos?

The Gemara in Megila 22b inform us: נקוט האי כללא בידך כל דטפי ליה מילתא מחבריה טפי ליה גברא יתירא הלכך בר''ח ומועד דאיכא קרבן מוסף קורין ארבעה ביו''ט דאסור בעשיית מלאכה חמשה ביוה''כ דענוש כרת ששה ...
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In Orthodox Judaism, can a person repent for a sin normatively punished by death?

Can one perform teshuva and be forgiven in such a case? The Chida - Rabbi Chaim Yosef David Azulai explains in his commentary to the Pesach Haggadah, called Simchas HaRegel that: if one ...
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sex with jewish girlfriend... what are the ways to atone?

Assuming that premarital sex is a sin (and many authorities agree that it is): When a person sins, he makes teshuva (repentance). Part of making teshuva is absolving not to perform the sin again. If a ...
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How does one recover from Karet?

Answers for if it was by accident (or if did not know the law) Shulchan aruch yd 185.4 יִתְעַנֶּה מ' יוֹם, וְאֵינָן צְרִיכִין לִהְיוֹת רְצוּפִים, רַק כָּל שָׁבוּעַ שְׁנֵי יָמִים, כְּגוֹן שֵׁנִי ...
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How does one recover from Karet?

There are two points. Avera--Kapara and Tum'a--Tahara. Tum'a tahara: Boel nidda is unclean but today we do not accord a great importance to this kind of uncleanness in men[1]. In women it is ...
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No kares for adultery with an arusa

The Tosafot HaRosh is in Yevamot (34a) quoting R. Meir of Rothenburg. (Though in a resp. by R. Chaim of Vienna, son of the 'Ohr Zarua', (§164, beginning) he claims that RMR reconsidered his ...
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Yevamot with karet?

The Tur (Even Ha’ezer 157) brings down an argument regarding a sinner in general, and Shulchan Aruch (Even Ha’ezer 157:5) rules that Yibbum is still required, and does not make a distinction between ...
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Karet and No Share in ha'olam Haba

I’ll cite the relevant pieces momentarily, but here’s a quick summary of these ideas, according to the Rambam: Eternal Gehennom is exactly what it sounds like, while Kareis means being cut off from ...
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Eating leavened bread on Passover

Because God said so. Exodus 12:15 שִׁבְעַת יָמִים מַצּוֹת תֹּאכֵלוּ אַךְ בַּיּוֹם הָרִאשׁוֹן תַּשְׁבִּיתוּ שְּׂאֹר מִבָּתֵּיכֶם: כִּי כָּל אֹכֵל חָמֵץ וְנִכְרְתָה הַנֶּפֶשׁ הַהִוא ...
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Penalty of kareis not applicable today?

Summary Kares is still in effect. According to R' Shneur Zalman of Liadi, we no longer see that one dies at a young age from it since Kares kills one by cutting off his source of life from the side ...
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What specific acts with a nidah constitute karet

What is Chayav Karet? Starting Biah, which is called heara (i.e. at least penetration of the glans), is defined as biah (intercourse) in Arayot (prohibited sexual relationship) rules, whether ...
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Caret for an intentional Sin punishable by Death when there are no witnesses

As I mentioned in the comments to the question, I don't believe such a rule exists. That is, the following types of sin all exist: A sin which incurs the death penalty when done intentionally in the ...
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"Boel Aramis": analogue for a woman?

This is basically a question on a Mishna Sanhedrin 9, 6, and is concerning difference between Jewish men and women concerning the prohibition for relationship with non-Jewish partner. I will divide ...
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Punishment for breaking Yom Tov

See Peninei Halakha at https://ph.yhb.org.il/en/12-07-03/ (Chapter 7, section 3) [emphasis added] "The laws pertaining to Shabbat and Yom Tov are generally the same, except when it comes to ...
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sex with jewish girlfriend... what are the ways to atone?

I have seen firsthand 2 cases of couples who lived together unmarried and became religious during that time. In both cases their rabbis had them move into separate apartments and only see each other ...
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Is there a difference between "kareis" and "misas be'dei shamayim?"

According to Rashi Kares can fall on the children of the offender and only occurs at the offenders half way point through life. The Ibn Ezra (Breshis 17,14)says before 25 years old is kares. The ...
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How can the Mishnah derive that lashes exempt kares, from a pasuk speaking only about one liable for lashes?

There is Machloket tanayim in 23b if there is lashes for karet Gemara pasken that there is. So, following the halachic line this verse includes naturally karet and the drasha equally. Logical ...
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Is kares a greater punishment than capital punishment, or vice versa?

Meseches Megillah (daf 22b) says that an Aliya, or a Torah reading, is added every time we add something. For example: from weekdays to Rosh Chodesh, we add mussaf, therefore Rosh Chodesh has 4 Aliya’...
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Rabbinical violations that are punishable by death?

The Pri Migadim in Orach Chaim siman 75 Mishbitzos Zahav #2 writes there is misa and kares midivrei sofrim (i.e. rabbinic) for public listening to kol isha of an (even?) unmarried akum. I don't ...
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