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They don’t wear wigs there, afaik.
Josh: Isn’t it sad that some of the only few places where you can find real adherence to this mitzva are in places such as the two towns you mentioned?
Any Apostles?July 7, 2013 7:41 pm at 7:41 pm in reply to: Is it proper for an adult to drink from a water fountain? #964777
Torah613: Copepods aren’t a matter of believing in or disbelieving in. They exist in the water supply, something that isn’t in question.July 7, 2013 6:54 pm at 6:54 pm in reply to: Is it proper for an adult to drink from a water fountain? #964774
Of course it is proper. Why is this even a question?
Zev Arieh ben Nechama
According to the first comment on the story:
But you have no objections to a car from a Jew-hater like Ford? If you tell me he is long gone, so are the Nazis (who didn’t even own Mercedes, unlike Ford.) And Ford’s grandchildren still own a majority controlling stake in Ford Corporation voting shares. And today is Chairman of Ford.
I would think actors enacting all sorts of immoral scenes has a greater influence on them than anything politicians engage in.
I’d like to hear your thoughts on the Ran.
jf02: Isn’t there a bit of incongruity of your earlier challanging the idea that all actors are immoral but accepting your husbands assertion that all politicians are immoral?
HaLeiVi, beninguman, Sam2, yitayningwut, Avi K, et al,
If someone publicly said Chazal were misognist and wrong about instituting a bracha and therefore he would no longer say that brocha, and someone else told some other people that the first person is an apikorus for making that public statement and dropping the bracha, did the second person commit an aveira by telling people the first person is an apikorus?
What type of crowd are the bochorim at Lev Aryeh? Mostly heimish/Chasidish?July 3, 2013 1:45 am at 1:45 am in reply to: Biased Coverage�Why was the protest in Brussels totally ignored? #963639
OP: Thanks for posting. I was unaware of it until this thread. Perhaps the main site can post a story now. Better late than never. I’m sure a lot of other people are also interested.
benignuman, Avi K, Sam2, et al
Does the Ran from Drashon 13 that I quoted above indicate that a person is an apikorus and lost his Olam Haboa if he says Chazal treated women as second-class and they were wrong about instituting the bracho of Shelo Asani Isha?
Haleivi: If a Jew is arrested should he take off his yarmulka before being taken to the police or while in court?
George Washington. For founding this nation and serving as General.
And why is a question about American Presidents being asked using the British spelling of “favorite”?
benignuman: The Ran I was referring to is in Drashos 13. It says: “Someone who veers from their [Chazal’s] words, even in something that has no relevance to any Mitzvah, is an Apikores and has no share in the next world.”
If a person was born outside Israel but has one or two Israeli parents, even if the child never lived in Israel the Israelis will still give him a hard time regarding army or passport if they know he has an Israeli parent?
beninguman: If the person said he will no longer say such a brocha, or discourage his children from saying it, does that affect whether he’s an apikorus/min?
A second question: If someone is a habitual mevaze talmidei chachomim, is he an apikorus? Someone I spoke with said his reading of Rambam Hilchos Teshuva 3:14 indicates that person has a status less severe than an apikorus. But that the Ran holds he is an apikorus. Is that’s a correct reading? And would saying Chazal were anti-women be a form of being mevaze? What about a member of WoW doing their thing at the Kosel every Rosh Chodesh against the universal condemnations of talmidei chachomim from all sectors of Orthodoxy. Would that be being mevaze t”c habitually?
Ms. Critique: What difference does it make which one (or two) passports they stamp?
If a person was born outside Israel and his Israeli parents never registered his birth with Israel, I dont see how the Israelis (in general) can link him to who his parents are unless he tells them.
One of the visitors little kids might have gone in and made a mess before be was detected by his parents, if it was unlocked.
If he is a random am haaretz off the street, who is no expert, and said Chazal treated women as second-class citizens and as a result they were wrong about brachas they instituted, what status would such a person carry by virtue of those statements?
We lied to the Cantonist government too when they wanted to draft our children.
Back then? I’m talking about in the last three years or so (as well as earlier.)
Morah – good point. Once firemen came to our home to investigate some smoke. Turned out to be nothing serious, but they had to come into my room. After they left I went to the fire engine and asked them if they were done. One of them asked me weren’t you the person sitting in the room oblivious to what was going on?
Toi – can they figure it out anyways even if you don’t tell them?
I think the objection the camp mentioned is a potentially valid one.
RoB: You’re obviously mistaken. There are many recent pictures of Rabbi Simcha HaCohen Kook Shlita joining together with Rav Shalom Yosef Eliashev zt’l.
Why are you sharing with us this experience?
Was Art Raymond a disc jockey like Nachum Segal?
Avi – and if a random am haaretz off the street challanged a Chazal, would you consider the halachic implications of that any different than if it were Rav Moshe who disagreed with a Chazal?
That sounds like another good reason for Friday to be the second off-day. Besides, Friday will automatically be a half-day. Adding Sunday would make it a 4 and a half day workweek, which is untenable.
147: Have you never been to Yerushalayim, Bnei Brak or New York? Yiddish is a living and very vibrant language of thousands of children who speak it as their first, and in many cases only, language.
LOL, good point OOM.
Avi – disagreeing with the Gemora is a bit different than saying Chazal treated women like second-class citizens.
Toi – Just saw Rambam Hilchos Teshuva 13 (6 to 8), which also differentiates between a min and apikorus.
That’s a bit far-fetched. More likely is that they are much less successful. Charles Murray and Richard Herrnstein wrote a book about the idea.
How do your answers square with each other? He can be a “min” without being an “apikorus”? How so — how do you differentiate between the two?
If there’s gonna be a second “off-day” in Israel, it only makes sense that it be Friday. Sunday only makes sense if you’re Christian. Jews have a special day of Erev Shabbos when they have much to prepare. And, besides, it is already only a half day.
If someone says Chazal treated women like second class citizens and were wrong to institute the bracha of shelo asani isha and that women should stop reciting it, is such a person an apikorus — and why?
That’s my question.June 25, 2013 4:19 am at 4:19 am in reply to: Is it assur to use "Find my iPhone" to see where someone is? #961015
I’m sure Sefardim aren’t allowed to read someone else’s mail or email, even though Rabbeinu Gershom’s takana doesn’t apply to them. So where does the prohibition for Sefardim come from?
What are the job prospects in optometry?
There’s a biology school called something like “City”-something in around Midtown Manhattan. Anyone know what it is?