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  • in reply to: E Cigs are probably safe. #1713805
    bja613
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    yserbius123- where are you getting your info from? Most every research has come up with inconclusive evidence but you seem to know more than them…
    Nicotine is addictive but can someone tell me the exact health risk in being addicted to something with in itself may not cause any health risks. The danger of addictive nicotine is when it is wrapped together with something dangerous like smoking tobacco. Nicotine may have some health risks to it but the jury is still out on that as well.
    I do not recommend taking chances with any of the above but it is worthwhile to be accurate.

    in reply to: Har HaBayis Revisited #1112304
    bja613
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    There seems to be some debate in this blog whether the poskim are politically motivated. Yes or no- more importantly though is the motivation of those desiring to ascend the Har. Are they and the pro bloggers here interested in reaching the place where they can better connect to HKBH and have their prayers answered? Or maybe their ascent is for the most-part politically motivated.

    Realizing that the ascent should be done for religious purposes as it is a religious place – I believe one should look past the machlokes haposkim and say to himself that maybe HKBH most appreciates those who look past their desires and at the very least are slightly concerned about that which is known regarding the opinions of some big name poskim who assur.

    Does one really believe that one day HKBH will ask you to answer -“why did you not ascend my Har” Do you think that “I feared those who assured” will not suffice as an answer? I personally believe that the best place to have your prayers answered is at the kotel while contemplating “G-d, I would rather pray in a place even closer but I fear the small chance that it is wrong- so please accept me from here!”

    in reply to: tzar baalei chaim and the circus #1046143
    bja613
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    eek- what could you possibly mean by the fact that the goyim are dressed inappropriately and the issur is on the veiwer? It is clearly forbidden to veiw a non-tzanuah gentile and therefore it would be forbidden to veiw a show that contains the above. (not to mention the chillul H involved in sitting at a show while wearing a skull-cap and watching women claddly dressed)

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