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4:49 PM
Q: PTIJ: does fasting on Ta'anis Esther give us reward as if we celebrated 2 Purims? (similar to Yom Kippur)

alichtThe gemara in Berachos 8b teaches us: כל האוכל ושותה בתשיעי מעלה עליו הכתוב כאילו מתענה תשיעי ועשירי One who eats and drinks on the ninth day of Tishrei in preparation for the fast the next day, it's as if he fasted on both the ninth and the tenth of Tishrei. Ie that one who eats alot...

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8:46 PM
Maybe someone can better explain the Gemara -judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/100251/…
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9:56 PM
Q: Origin of pigs as a species

Rh HaokipI heard an explanation about pigs that they were not included in Noah's ark. They were in fact from worms. One ate the other and kept growing. Is there any authentic source for this?

10:25 PM
Happy #Purim! Each year to celebrate, our @StackJudaism site allows silly questions about Judaism for a couple of weeks as part of their Purim Torah event. This year, they're pondering how to kill vampires: https://judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/100608/ptij-how-can-i-halachically-kill-a-vampire
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