DoreshEmet
  • Member for 4 years, 5 months
  • Last seen more than a month ago
  • USA
Halachic Justifications for the Amshinover Rebbe
7 votes

Regarding Havdalah during the week, I believe the reason why you find the Rebbe doing is so is because he actually keeps Shabbas until Tuesday. I heard this from a well-known story that the Gedolim ...

View answer
Rubbing the Havdalah wine
2 votes

Shulchan Aruch 296:1 brought by the Rema as a way to show that we cherish the mitzvah (this goes just for the eyes, I think that the others are built on the explanation of the Rema that we spill for ...

View answer
Why do Jews use lawyers in beis din?
1 votes

BS"D After much criticism of my first answer (fairly so), there has been much more research and neutralization of the source. To be clear, my first answer was not promoting any program. I was ...

View answer
Introductory seforim for learning Kabbalah
1 votes

I wouldn't buy any Kabbalah seforim. Kabbalah is really for those who learned all of Shas (Bavli and Yerushalmi) and all the Midrashim. Then when you're 40 you start with Zohar. I say that as someone ...

View answer
Why do we make the non-havdalah Brachos at havdalah if they're not necessary for the mitzvah?
1 votes

The Aish link you brought is very good in setting the tone for what you know and want to find out, so thank you. In regards to borei moreih ha'esh, the Gemara brings the idea of waiting to say the ...

View answer
The Aruch HaShulchan (and others) bring down (from פסוקים) that "Shabbos is a ברכה for the entire week". What does that mean on a Practical Level?
0 votes

Something we say every week in Lecha Dodi is: ".לִקְרַאת שַׁבָּת לְכוּ וְנֵלְכָה, כִּי הִיא מְקוֹר הַבְּרָכָה" The meaning of the words based on yeshiva.org: השבת היא "מְקוֹר ...

View answer
What does it mean that the Shas was compiled with Ru'ach Ha'kodesh?
0 votes

Ruach Hakodesh, as defined by Rashi in Meseches Avoda Zarah Daf 20b is as follows (I will copy the whole teaching from Rabi Pinchas ben Yair so you can also see the process that leads to Ruach ...

View answer