Toras Moshe

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  • in reply to: Parking in two spots #1789988

    Toras Moshe
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    “Why were you parked on the sidewalk?”

    I think Motcha was a pedestrian.

    in reply to: Private Mikva for Men #1789989

    Toras Moshe
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    You can use a lake or river.

    in reply to: Why doesn’t the coffee room accurately reflect last update #1787815

    Toras Moshe
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    The CR software (bbPress), as implemented on YWN, is full of bugs.

    in reply to: height in shidduchim #1787814

    Toras Moshe
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    We’ve already discussed the tall girl shidduch crisis. Please see:

    https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/coffeeroom/topic/the-tall-girl-shidduch-crisis

    in reply to: Tznius Standards #651297

    Toras Moshe
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    I just took a look at the first post on this thread; the basics she mentions are just that – basic tznius standards.

    I think we all would do well by using the first post on this thread (maybe printing it), and using it as a handy guide to basic standards for tznius.

    in reply to: What is Your Hashkafic Affiliation? #626916

    Toras Moshe
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    Count me as a Ben Torah who coincidentally (and of no great importance) is of Ashkenazic stock.

    As far as the other terms, I’ve heard myself being called Baal Habatish (whatever that means), Heimish, Yeshivish, Frum, Orthodox, Ultra-Orthodox, Chareidi, and a host of other names I don’t remember, nor care to.

    in reply to: Mochel Loch… time to forgive and be forgiven! #1184851

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    Everyone should have in mind to be mochel loch each other, and reciprocate prior to Rosh Hashonah.

    in reply to: Respect for other posters comments #624368

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    never heard of that supposed story at the agudah convention. and no reference to it through google.

    in reply to: The Jewish National Anthem #622527

    Toras Moshe
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    I believe the correct translation is thus:

    G-d is our King,

    We are his servants

    The holy Torah is our Law

    We are loyal to it.

    We do not recognize the Heretic Zionist Regime

    Its laws do not apply to us

    We walk in the ways of the Torah

    In fire and water

    We walk in the ways of the Torah

    To Sanctify the Name of Heaven

    Of course authored by the great Hagoen Rav Amram Blau 60 years ago.

    in reply to: Rambam on Marriage #626216

    Toras Moshe
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    What is the shverkeit of this Torah? It only becomes shver if you subscribe to American equality, a non-Torah concept. This is a pushut Gemorah that Rambam paskens on. A) The wife has specific responsibilities (it is listed above.) B) If she refuses to carry out her responsibilities, there is a specific method (listed above) how to enforce it. Rambam says with a stick and Rabad says by reducing her essentials, including food.

    It should be noted though, that it is a two-way street. The husband has certain responsibilities as well. And if he violates some of them and he refuses to change his behavior, Beis Din is empowered to enforce it, including with corporal punishment.

    in reply to: Dating Dilemmas #621276

    Toras Moshe
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    And the Rambam, in an indication of how serious the matter is writes in halacha 10 “Any woman who does not do the tasks which she is obligated to do is forced, even with a stick.” The Rabad wrote in his meforesh on this ruling: “I have never heard of hitting a woman with a stick, but one reduces the necessities given to her and her food until she gives in.”

    in reply to: Dating Dilemmas #621266

    Toras Moshe
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    I think its a good idea for the girl to open up the door for the boys on dates because it is good practice for marriage.

    Rambam writes in Laws of Interpersonal Relations, chapter 21, halacha 7: “We find that every woman performs five tasks for her husband. She spins, washes his face, hands, and legs, pours his drink, makes the bed, and serves him. There are six tasks some women do and some don’t: grind and bake and cook, wash, nurse children, and feed the animals.”

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