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Oops, wrong login.February 23, 2018 11:01 am at 11:01 am in reply to: Choson & Kallah Walking Together Into Wedding Hall – Jewish or Gentile? #1475480
Benignuman: I’m not sure how many such Jewish weddings you’ve been to, but unfortunately the ones I’ve been to that do this shtick in almost all the cases the Choson and Kallah both came in to the door going into the women’s dance floor, even though there’s two doors, one leading to the men’s dance floor and the other leading to the women’s dance floor. Nevertheless they didn’t each go directly to their respective gender, initially.
No. The vast majority of women who call themselves Chareidi are Torah observant and would never consider violating prohibitions against women being judges or against arkaos, serving or participating in a non-Jewish/non-Din Torah/non-Beis Din case.
ca: It’s called the Pintele Yid.
There’s a little bit of Joseph in every Yid.
Why are you surfing in public?February 22, 2018 8:07 pm at 8:07 pm in reply to: Choson & Kallah Walking Together Into Wedding Hall – Jewish or Gentile? #1475301
Benignuman: I was so told by several non-tribesmen (indeed all those I asked) that this is a common or standard fare at non-Jewish nupitals. I was also told by several older members of the tribe (indeed all those I asked) that in the alte heim the Choson and Kallah didn’t jointly walk into the dance floor of one of the genders, but rather each walked into the dance floor of their respective gender (without their new spouse appearing on the wrong side of the dance mechitza.)
Additionally, they didn’t have the now almost ubiquitous (in some quarters) announcement of “Welcome for the very first time, Mr. & Mrs…”, that is also (I’m told) a common theme at weddings of non-members of the tribe.
This is done by people who nebech have nothing substantial in their lives.
WB YWM-42!February 22, 2018 4:48 pm at 4:48 pm in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1475177
A spiritual life that is extinguished is a far greater tragedy than a physical life that is extinguished.February 22, 2018 1:01 pm at 1:01 pm in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1474323
Reu, even if you aren’t inaccurate in that, that point is meaningless to this discussion and situation.
Where did they make fun of any other tzedaka?
Gaon, if someone doesn’t drive the strong likelihood is that they’ll be outside less often than if they’re a licensed driver with a car.
laskern: Only if the beneficiary is a yehudi.
Phil, while you’re focusing on the Rambam, I also cited, in the same sentence, the Shulchan Aruch on it. We do pasken from S”A even if not necessarily from the Rambam. The Shulchan Aruch doesn’t pasken two times; the Mechaber only psakens that women shouldn’t go outside too much, without specifying a number. This isn’t a “fake halacha”, Phil. This is an actual Psak in the Shulchan Aruch.
What is “too much” is probably different for each woman and each circumstance. But it certainly is Halacha l’maaisa that women should not be outside unnecessarily or too much. For example, girls or women certainly shouldn’t be congregating on street corners shmoozing. This is Halacha from Chazal, Shulchan Aruch and everything in between and since.
And this Psak from the Mechaber plays a direct part for the shittas that rule that women aren’t permitted to drive.
Regarding eyesores, if you c”v saw a Jew eating a cheeseburger in McDonald’s that too would be an eyesore. Ever seeing a Jew doing something inappropriate is an eyesore.February 21, 2018 8:38 am at 8:38 am in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1473484
1200 lost neshomas/spiritual lives (40% of 3000) is a far bigger holocaust than four lost physical lives.
ubiq, did the 24 hour news cycle of the era report the Norman Conquest?February 21, 2018 8:25 am at 8:25 am in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1473477
Avi, with all those government programs, for whoever gets them — certainly far from all Yeshivish families, Yeshivish families still pay a huge portion of their income, on average, for Yeshiva tuition.February 21, 2018 6:09 am at 6:09 am in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1473410
Avi, Yeshivish families don’t get any government scholarships to reduce their Yeshiva tuition costs.
Why did you think YWN represents Yeshivish views any more than the Jewish Week does?
England’s been around a long time.
DovidBT: Would you like to help me in starting a GoFundMe campaign to keep CTLawyer’s family afloat while he does he indentured servitude?February 20, 2018 4:24 pm at 4:24 pm in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1473094
“Going to Yeshiva is no guanrtee that wont happen.”
The guy referred to in your quote went to pubic school after stopping Yeshiva. That’s why it happened.
HaLeiVi, Rav Moshe’s teshuva on Shabbos Clocks (timers) doesn’t mention anything about air conditioners. So how’s your point correct?
Wolf: I was pulling your leg.
“it is a well known ma’amer of Chazal I am quoting. It refers, I believe, to eating. Not jumping.”
You believe the Chazal means that if someone failed to eat General Tso’s Chicken or Chinese food in his life, he’ll be punished in Shamayim?
Zilzul Shabbos is chopped liver?
“Chazal say that one who fails to try something permissible will face din v’cheshbon.”
Will people who fail to go bungee jumping have to give din v’cheshbon for that failure?
יש דין ויש דייןFebruary 19, 2018 3:25 pm at 3:25 pm in reply to: Is the fact that 40% of the public school is Jewish any less of a tragedy #1471971
Neville: What makes you sure your weighing the two issues against each other or your sense of proportion is correct in this case?
Maybe we should say Al Naharos Bavel instead of Shir Hamaalos, I mean that tis where the passuk of Im Eshkacheich is found.
During the Three Weeks on weekdays we do say Al Naharos Bavel instead of Shir Hamaalos.February 18, 2018 9:09 pm at 9:09 pm in reply to: How will the Buddhists, Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, etc come to recognize Hashem #1471563
They’ll have the same end as all idol worshippers.February 18, 2018 9:09 pm at 9:09 pm in reply to: If you had one era to go back in time… where would it be? #1471570
Phil, I’m not going to respond to your angry rantings regardless of your having repeatedly copied and pasted the same outburst about four times already on this thread.
If you have something semi-intelligent to ask, I’d be happy to respond – as I have in the past.February 18, 2018 6:23 pm at 6:23 pm in reply to: Problem Being Unable to Consume Much Alcohol – And Can't Get Drunk #1471511
Rav Vozner is not Chasidish. Everything you just said doesn’t dispute the fact that it is minimally the “minhag” hamakom.
Are you really trying to claim that if a Kiryas Yoel woman or a New Square woman or a woman from one of the many Chareidi (including most non-Chasidish Chareidim in Eretz Yisroel) communities where women do not drive, wants to drive then she can disregard the community and simply drive at will?
Takes2: No one disagrees that it is a machlokes haposkim, with great names on both sides, whether women may drive.
ghdora: The Mechaber didn’t give this Psak “over a thousand years ago.” And Klal Yisroel has accepted the Psakim of the Mechaber given in the S”A as binding. Furthermore, this Psak comes directly from Chazal. And even moreso, no one, that’s right no one – not before the Mechaber and not since the Mechaber, argues against this Psak in S”A (that’s also in the Rambam.)
Avi, you’re failing to take your very own purported advice proffered above. Could it be it was merely stated in defeat?
Rav Avigdor Miller on saying Lashon Harah About Golda Meir
Q: Isn’t it lashon horah, slander, to talk negatively about a personality; for instance the way you spoke about Golda Meir?
A: And the answer is it says לא תלך רכיל בעמיך – “You should not speak gossip or slander among your people.” And the Gemara says בעושה מעשה עמך – “Only when they do the deeds of your people.” Now, if somebody breaks away from her people and she becomes a Marxist, and doesn’t believe in Hakadosh Baruch Hu, then she’s an atheist, and she doesn’t deserve any consideration. And therefore it’s a mitzvah to tell the truth about that person. And the truth is that she is a Socialist and a Marxist, and is an enemy of Hashem and the Jewish people. And therefore, there is no reason why should we spare her the truth.
Tape # 200 (January 1977)
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Phil: Why are you angry at me at what Chazal, the Rambam and the Mechaber pasken is Halacha? All I offered to you before your outburst were maare mekomos.
ChabadShlucha: What does the Lubavitcher Rebbe teach about this?
Our friend just put out a new Purim video for Oorah called Eat4Oorah.
Phil, take a look at Shulchan Aruch EH 73:1 and Rambam Hilchos Ishus 13:11.
What’s being under the microscope have to do with how much time off is needed?
Women drive less than men, so as drivers they’re involved in less accidents and pay less insurance.
If an odom godol suggested this, rather than a commercial outfit, I’d say it’s worth considering.
B’chor, yerusha, pidyon haben, peter rechem, etc.
“The Mishnah Berurah uses that example regarding the issue of covering your head for mentioning Hashem’s name in general, not specifically for bentching or davening. It’s clearly two separate issues.”
How are you separating them? You obviously say Hashem’s name during davening and bentching. If you need it in general for Hashem’s name, kal vachomer for davening/bentching.