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Forum: Noahide - Bnei Noach 07-28-2004, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,306
Posted By EtzChaim613
Re: Some Practical Advice

Quote from NoahideLaws: Segregated Noahide private schools for all ages must also be established.

I hope you meant to write SEPARATE Noahide private schools as opposed to SEGREGATED Noahide...
Forum: Lubavitch Dress Code 06-19-2004, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,062
Posted By EtzChaim613
Why didn't you just say, "I'm sorry that I cannot...

Why didn't you just say, "I'm sorry that I cannot answer your question as I do not know the answer to it myself. However, I am interested to find out the answer and when I do I will get back to you....
Forum: Holidays 03-08-2004, 10:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,488
Posted By EtzChaim613
Wonderful ideas in the article. A top notch...

Wonderful ideas in the article. A top notch chesed project. I especially like the idea of saving wine and grape juice bottles for families who cannot afford them for Pesach. Wine and shmurah matza...
Forum: General 03-05-2004, 08:29 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
If you aren't willing to get rid of the shmorg,...

If you aren't willing to get rid of the shmorg, why not get rid of the sit down dinner? I personally enjoy the shmorg more. However, the shmorg only lasts an hour and most people show up late and...
Forum: General 03-04-2004, 05:21 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
I believe it is possible to create competition...

I believe it is possible to create competition between caterers. Let's imagine that there are 5 caterers in Crown Heights. We will call them A, B, C, D, and E. Call each caterer and get their...
Forum: General 03-04-2004, 03:22 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
A sensible way to cut $50 to $100 out of the...

A sensible way to cut $50 to $100 out of the wedding budget is to do away with the logo. Many companies will give you a free logo anyways. It is not fancy, nor made for the couple. But free is...
Forum: General 03-04-2004, 03:19 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
Thanks Jude. . . . if people want to follow the...

Thanks Jude. . . . if people want to follow the Rebbe's instructions and not be gouged price wise (as Torah613 seems to indicate is happening), maybe they will have to start bargaining. The consumer...
Forum: General 03-04-2004, 02:56 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
My post in response to BrookeAve's post at the...

My post in response to BrookeAve's post at the top of the board has not been addressed. Is it NOT of interest to anybody?
Forum: General 03-04-2004, 02:55 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
Torah613--Why don't you have the option to make a...

Torah613--Why don't you have the option to make a wedding in BP or Williamsburg?

The only way to really bring down the costs of weddings is for people to stop paying outrageous prices. If the...
Forum: General 03-04-2004, 12:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 17,670
Posted By EtzChaim613
BrookeAve-Do you think that there might be a...

BrookeAve-Do you think that there might be a connection between the cost of lavish weddings and the skyrocketing divorce rate? I believe that there might be. I think that by lavishing too many...
Forum: Chinuch 03-03-2004, 11:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,985
Posted By EtzChaim613
What about the Berenstein Bears, Babar, Amilda...

What about the Berenstein Bears, Babar, Amilda Bedila (spelling is wrong) for the younger ages. What is wrong with these books? These books are quite enjoyable and do not have crude humor,...
Forum: Chinuch 02-27-2004, 04:40 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,905
Posted By EtzChaim613
Chassidic1--Please do your research before...

Chassidic1--Please do your research before posting a comment about Mark Twain being a "rabid anti-semite." In an effort to help you our, I have posted an article published by the "American Jewish...
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 02-18-2004, 11:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,393
Posted By EtzChaim613
Mikvas from time in memorial were built with the...

Mikvas from time in memorial were built with the bors side by side (think Masada). To say there are problems with a design from the gemorra is ludicrous.
Forum: Chinuch 02-08-2004, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By EtzChaim613
Jude--Thanks for the compliment (?). I wish I...

Jude--Thanks for the compliment (?). I wish I wrote that article. Unfortunately, I never was able to see the letters to the editor in further issues as I am not a subscriber to the Jewish Observer....
Forum: Chinuch 02-08-2004, 05:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By EtzChaim613
A lesson to be learned from this discussion: If...

A lesson to be learned from this discussion: If you are a gift-giver and are giving a monetary gift that you do not believe should be used until a certain point, you should purchase a bond that...
Forum: Teenagers 02-08-2004, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,871
Posted By EtzChaim613
I can't understand why sending a child outside of...

I can't understand why sending a child outside of a parent's jurisdiction because they are having problems will make the situation any better. Dorm counselors, Rabbis, etc, do not have the same...
Forum: Prayers 02-08-2004, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By EtzChaim613
A lot of Torah is politically incorrect, yet emes...

A lot of Torah is politically incorrect, yet emes non the less. Should we not mention skip reading from Vayikra the halachos prohibiting homosexual acts if there is a homosexual person davening at...
Forum: Prayers 02-08-2004, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,374
Posted By EtzChaim613
Tzemach writes: The Rambam's version of...

Tzemach writes: The Rambam's version of bentching doesn't either have Na'ar Hayisi; neither do other old Siddurim.


I have a hard time believing this statement as the Spanish-Portugese Nusach...
Forum: Chinuch 02-06-2004, 12:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By EtzChaim613
That is excellent chinuch re: money. Ownership...

That is excellent chinuch re: money. Ownership ("free and clear") is a valuable tool to teach children about money and the pride of ownership. I believe that parents can teach their children about...
Forum: General 02-06-2004, 12:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,492
Posted By EtzChaim613
The family plan (three or more) includes the...

The family plan (three or more) includes the couple plus all children they have under the age of 18. Usually adults (people over 18) take our their own plan.

The age range that a family falls...
Forum: Chinuch 02-06-2004, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,872
Posted By EtzChaim613
What does "Money in general is taught in school...

What does "Money in general is taught in school the value of money and how to spend it, i believe comes with maturity."

What is taught in school?
What comes with maturity?

I believe that most...
Forum: General 02-06-2004, 11:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,492
Posted By EtzChaim613
I just received Kaiser Permanente's new rates in...

I just received Kaiser Permanente's new rates in the mail. I personally don't care for HMO's and I do not use an HMO. However, insurance through an HMO is still better than no insurance. ...
Forum: General 02-05-2004, 10:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,492
Posted By EtzChaim613
Jude-Health insurance is closer to $7500 for a...

Jude-Health insurance is closer to $7500 for a family, not $13,000. I would suggest doing some research at the Blue Cross/Blue Shield website.

It is expensive. It is prohibitive. Fortunately,...
Forum: General 01-28-2004, 06:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,492
Posted By EtzChaim613
Since we do not know HaShem's plan for us, it is...

Since we do not know HaShem's plan for us, it is detrimental to say. . . "I am young and healthy, therefore I will not purchase insurance because health insurance is for persons of old age or...
Forum: General 01-28-2004, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,492
Posted By EtzChaim613
Jude--I have to disagree with your assessment. ...

Jude--I have to disagree with your assessment. To share a little information, in my family we pay an additional $200 a month in health insurance in addition to what the employer pays. (This is a...
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