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Monica Cellio
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47 votes
12 answers
2k views

How do I get myself to yearn for moshiach if I'm comfortable in the diaspora?

39 votes
6 answers
7k views

bicycle on Shabbat?

32 votes
11 answers
1k views

Seder advice when with people who aren't interested?

31 votes
8 answers
2k views

How can we get people to stop talking (much, loudly) during minyan?

31 votes
10 answers
11k views

Men: how do you control your reactions to women in immodest dress if you can't avoid them?

29 votes
12 answers
1k views

How can I make a long summer shabbat a delight?

27 votes
12 answers
4k views

Why are women exempt from (many) time-bound mitzvot?

26 votes
3 answers
612 views

Do I have to forgive a repeat offender?

26 votes
2 answers
2k views

When Israel and the diaspora are out of sync on parshiyot, why don't we take the first opportunity to re-align?

25 votes
9 answers
2k views

After chumashim with notes and Rashi, what's the next torah commentary I should acquire and study?

22 votes
5 answers
5k views

Is using a (non-touch-screen) Kindle on Shabbat permitted?

22 votes
3 answers
1k views

Can you become "more tamei"? If not, why do we worry about it today?

22 votes
5 answers
1k views

Did courts ever execute?

21 votes
4 answers
2k views

When does somebody living in space (e.g. ISS) observe Shabbat?

21 votes
4 answers
2k views

How do you handle possible Shabbat issues when receiving a jury summons?

21 votes
4 answers
1k views

Why must prophets be wealthy?

21 votes
1 answer
791 views

How should we respond to objectionable content in a public forum?

20 votes
4 answers
1k views

How does an outsider know how to dress for a particular Orthodox community?

20 votes
3 answers
597 views

Why does the Torah give us exact dates for the flood?

19 votes
2 answers
2k views

Bootstrapping problem: havdalah ends shabbat (for one who didn't daven ma'ariv) but lighting the candle is melacha?

18 votes
3 answers
554 views

How and when does a prophet know that it's God who's speaking to him?

18 votes
3 answers
518 views

What else could have come out of Yiftach's house?

18 votes
3 answers
724 views

Why are there two different forms of the mitzvah brachot ("l-" and "al")?

17 votes
5 answers
837 views

Why are parshat Noach and parshat Toldot named that way?

17 votes
8 answers
1k views

"If God had not delivered us from Egypt we would still be slaves"? Really?

17 votes
6 answers
8k views

If shepherds are taboo to Egyptians, what do we make of them having sheep themselves?

17 votes
1 answer
1k views

What was daily life like for Jewish women living in al-Andalus in the 10th/11th centuries?

17 votes
2 answers
247 views

Why didn't Yehoshua give a good report immediately?

17 votes
1 answer
599 views

How does the kohein gadol's substitute wife work?

16 votes
4 answers
4k views

After the first plague, where did Paro's magicians get water to turn to blood?

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