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We have photographic evidence what the answer is...


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A deep understanding of the Theory of Relativity is necessary for a Torah scholar - only מיוחסים (Experts in relativity) can be on the Great Sanhedrin. One of the principles of relativity is that space and time intervals are equivalent, with the conversion factor being the speed of light. We can then see that a person may travel in time only by the ...


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The feet are a perfectly valid location for Tefillin. See Rambam, Tefillin 4:26: . וְכָל הָרָגִיל בִּתְפִלִּין מַאֲרִיךְ יָמִים שֶׁנֶּאֱמַר (ישעיהו לח טז) ״ה׳‎ עֲלֵיהֶם יִחְיוּ The entire foot is for Tefillin, and [one who does so] will have lengthened days etc. As well as Eruvin 96a: דתניא מיכל בת כושי היתה מנחת תפילין ולא מיחו בה חכמים ואשתו של יונה ...


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It can't be tsara'at of a house, because round houses are not subject to tsara'at, as we read in mishna Nega'im 12:1. ‮כָּל הַבָּתִּים מִטַּמְּאִין בַּנְּגָעִים, חוּץ מִשֶּׁל נָכְרִים. הַלּוֹקֵחַ בָּתִּים מִן הַנָּכְרִים, יֵרָאוּ בַתְּחִלָּה. בַּיִת עָגֹל, בַּיִת טְרִיגוֹן, בַּיִת הַבָּנוּי בִּסְפִינָה אוֹ בְאַסְקַרְיָא, עַל אַרְבַּע קוֹרוֹת, אֵינוֹ ...


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One of the standard Shabbat songs states in reference to the day of Shabbat: יונה מצאה בו מנוח On it Jonah found Manoah. As Jonah lived after Manoah, he could only have found him via time travel. As the song states that he found him on Shabbat, this may indicate that time travel is permitted on Shabbat. Though I suppose one could argue that he time ...


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Of course. "There is no before or after in the Torah" say Chazal.


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According to Rav Chanan Bar Rabbah in the name of Rav (Sukkah 2b), when majority of the <Head>, <Body> and <Table> fit on the page.


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A kohen is allowed to become tame to a close relative, and adam karov etzel atzmo, a person is his own relative, so it's all right. A kohen gadol, on the other hand, who cannot become tame even to a relative, cannot die unless he's a mes mitzva, someone who dies where there's no one around to bury him. (A kohen gadol can become tame to a mes mitzva.) That's ...


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All prohibitions on Shabbos are learned out from what was done in the Mishkan. Since the boards for the Mishkan used sockets on the bottom, that is for sure going to be forbidden on Shabbos. The law for sockets on top is less obvious; I'd guess it is a toldah of the av melacha, sokhet.


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Deuteronomy 16:3: לְמַ֣עַן תִּזְכֹּר֔ אֶת־י֤וֹם צֵֽאתְךָ֙ מֵאֶ֣רֶץ מִצְרַ֔יִם כֹּ֖ל יְמֵ֥י חַיֶּֽיךָ׃‏ So that you may remember the day of your departure from the land of Egypt every day of your lives. There is a commandment to remember the Exodus from Egypt each and every day. Obviously, the way we do that is by holding a Seder at least once a day. (And ...


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Fortunately, Cookie Monster has addressed this very question at length. Mem is for macaroon, or that what I believe Mem is for macaroon, or that what I believe Mem is for macaroon, or that what I believe Oh, macamaca Mem der ershter briv Me eat them on Pesach, when Chomez contraband It no make a difference if Streit’s or Geffen brand Me ...


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By the Parah Adumah, once the process was complete, one should drink Red Bull Halachically, if one sees a place where a miracle occurred he is required to make a bracha (refer to SA OC 218:4). What is less well known, is the need to also drink the appropriate beverage afterwards - Nes-tea When the fruit trees come into blossom not only do we say the ...


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Older than that is a game called "Simon says." In it, something happens, only because "Simon says" it should happen. When Hashem made the world, he did it through saying so. In fact, the original name was "shim'u, na, omer" -- listen up please, I'm saying something.


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Since you are in Australia, it would also be night time, and one does not wear tefillin at night.


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If your filesystem database has a linked list tree structure then this is baal tashchis, as the files are the fruits of a tree. There are some poskim who rule that the entire Windows OS is ba'al tashchis meikara which invalidates part of your question, however.


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Absolutely, but there are various halachot that relate to Eidim Zoomemin stated throughout Shas that must be followed: The Eidim must be the host(s) of the Zoom meeting - אין העדים נעשים זוממין עד שיזומו את עצמן. (source) Both Eidim must be remote - אין העדים נעשין זוממין עד שיזומו שניהן (source) The Eidim are not killed until everyone is muted (until the ...


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The clue is in the next line: כי בו שבת צור עולמים For in it rests the age-old rock So we’re looking for a sea containing a very old rock. Now, Avot 5:6 tells us of ten things which were created towards evening on the first Friday of Creation, one of which was the well Jews drank from in the desert, known as Miriam’s Well. This ‘well’ was in fact a rock ...


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Because Roo is too young to give consent, and his mother Kanga doesn't allow it. Obviously. They daven at the Agudah of the 20 Beis-Kor Woods.


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The shulchan aruch (YD 87:3) rules that the prohibition on basar bechalav only applies to kosher animals and their milk. As such, I would not be concerned in the case of eating crow. A similar logic would seem to apply with regards to swallowing your pride, since גאווה is certainly a בהמה טמאה. I also looked up the expression "chewing the fat" and ...


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The Gemara (Bava Metzia 58b) describes embarrassment as אזיל סומקא ואתי חוורא, the red (meat) goes away and the white (milk) comes. So this implies that in embarrassing situations such as you describe, the meatiness disappears immediately.


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מתני׳ האשה נקנית בשלוש דרכים וקונה את עצמה בשתי דרכים נקנית בכסף בשטר ובביאה בכסף בית שמאי אומרים בדינר ובשווה דינר ובית הלל אומרים בפרוטה ובשווה פרוטה The first Mishnah in Kidushin 2a, explains that you may marry a woman by spending money ("Kesef") and giving her a dinner. However, this is the opinion of Bais Shammai. Bais Hillel says one may ...


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In answer to your first question, grapes play a very important factor in our avodas Hashem, as it says expressly in Tehillim 10:17: תַּאֲוַ֬ת עֲנָוִ֣ים שָׁמַ֣עְתָּ ה' תָּכִ֥ין לִ֝בָּ֗ם תַּקְשִׁ֥יב אָזְנֶֽךָ׃ Hashem - You will listen to the desire of grapes, You will make their hearts firm; You will incline Your ear. But what is it that makes grapes so ...


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A grape is an essential fruit for anyone who hopes to be a king forever. Just look at King Saul, who made the fatal mistake of not bringing along a grape with him to the throne: וּבְנֵי בְלִיַּעַל אָמְרוּ מַה יֹּשִׁ עֵנוּ זֶה וַיִּבְזֻהוּ וְלֹא הֵבִיאוּ לוֹ מִנְחָה וַיְהִי כְּמַחֲרִישׁ Some jerks said, "What grape does this guy have?" So they ...


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The internal protocol by which tefillin communicate during tefilla is not known. This is an example of well-designed component architecture. While it is given to us to know certain things about the public interface of tefillin (the four Torah verses, the straps, the calf's hair, etc), and the design is sufficiently polymorphic to allow for more than one ...


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[Heat vision in Kryptonians][1] is a release of stored solar energy from the eyes. As such, it is not igniting a fire from scratch. Further, since it is a superpower Kryptonians have from a yellow sun such as ours, it is considered toldat chama, so any bishul concerns would be obviated. However, since people don't realize its origin, and because of what it ...


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Yes, but the engine must be filled with olive oil, instead of the nasty stuff which mechanics put into it nowadays. Ideally, this should be done in a fancy car, with expensive clothes and while shouting out "such shall be done to the man whom the king wishes to honor!" It is my belief that this is common practice already among donut-makers.


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These sources are actually referring to death. The Talmud (Berachot 57b) tells us that sleep is 1/60 of death: Five things are a sixtieth part of something else: namely, fire, honey, Sabbath, sleep and a dream. Fire is one-sixtieth part of Gehinnom. Honey is one-sixtieth part of manna. Sabbath is one-sixtieth part of the world to come. Sleep is one-sixtieth ...


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The Sages instituted that we may not travel more than 2000 amot in any direction outside of our techum on Shabbat. This is clearly symmetric, and in Minkowski space, there is no reason to think that the Sages distinguished between space or time directions. Let us make this precise. The Minkowski (pseudo-)metric is dw2=dx2+dy2+dz2–dt2, where x, y, and z are ...


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Most of those aren't food-based Seders, but precisely the opposite - the kind described in the Mishnah (Taanis 2:1) as סדר תעניות, "the seder of fasts." To take your example of night seder, for instance, most yeshivos won't allow the bochurim to eat during them.


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Not only is your mask possul, it is in fact a d'orayta commandment never to have anything to do with a mask! See Shemot 34:17, https://www.sefaria.org/Exodus.34?lang=bi&aliyot=0 "מַסֵּכָ֖ה לֹ֥א תַעֲשֶׂה־לָּֽךְ" "You shall not make a mask for yourself"


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