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3:59 AM
Q: Lashon harah about someone who leads people astray

KirkIs it lashon harah to publicly criticize or attack those who you perceive as misleading people/leading people astray? For example, Rabbi Natan Slifkin has a blog in which he’s publicly criticized Yaron Reuven and Yosef Mizrachi, could this be problematic from a lashon harah perspective or no? If ...

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6:42 AM
Q: Is one punished for sinful thoughts?

ddas91600Is one punished for sinful thoughts brought upon by one's yetzer hara? Please give sources, thanks in advance.

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9:01 AM
Q: Reciting/singing Aḥeinu outside of the formal prayer setting and origin of tune

DeuteronomyWhere, when and why did the prayer Aheinu begin to be recited outside of the liturgical context? It seems that it originated as and was restricted to being recited after reading from the Torah, however today it is often recited in other communal settings and contexts. What is the source for the f...

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2:48 PM
Q: Is there any interest in eating a baked donut on Chanuka?

AviA person who for health reasons avoids eating fried foods. Can he make the minhag (custom) to eat a donut baked in the oven without oil on Chanuka? ​

3:11 PM
Q: Is replacing a jamb that had a mezuzah obligates to bless again for the mezuzah

AviA person that replaces jambs with new ones. On the old one there was a mezuzah that many years ago he blessed for putting the mezuzah. When placing the mezuzah back on the new jamb should he bless again for putting the mezuzah back?


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