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12:16 AM
Q: Source for at least considering non-Jewish interpretations?

dwachssI remember reading that there was a letter (Geonic, I believe) advising his correspondent to look at the interpretation of a local Christian clergyman of a pasuk; that his was better than the one that the correspondent had. It’s been brought as an example of שמע האמת ממי שאמרה. Can anyone help fi...

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10:55 PM
Q: Why is red wine prescribed for Seder, and what does it represent?

Michael16I have not seen specific references describing what the red wine represent in the Seder, and why the red wine is preferred. I know Moses did not write about it, but the tradition of the cup developed traditionally for the Seder remembrance for the Passover of the blood sacrifice. My understanding...

11:20 PM
Q: Does the concept "Zeh Nenah V'Zeh LoChoser" apply to private property?

VolvieDoes the concept of "Zeh Nenah V'Zeh LoChoser"זה נהנה וזה לא חסר allow a person to go into another persons property and make use of it without the owners permission? For example are you allowed to park in someone's driveway knowing that he is not home without asking him for permission?


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