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Forum: General 12-10-2003, 11:02 PM
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Posted By Jac
Interesting thread--and nice, Jude. I liked that.

Interesting thread--and nice, Jude. I liked that.
Forum: Comments and Feedback 11-10-2003, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Jac
...which is exactly what goes on on this here...

...which is exactly what goes on on this here wonderful site, you know
:)
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 10-27-2003, 01:36 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Jac
masbir, since I was talking about any girl saying...

masbir, since I was talking about any girl saying a maamer that she's learned--whether it's her bas mitzvah or just any birthday--I'd say that any maamer that she'd decided to learn in honor of her...
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 10-26-2003, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Jac
So then what was the original problem that this...

So then what was the original problem that this whole thread was based on to begin with? I thought the objection was to the Bas Mitzvah girl speaking before men. :)
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 10-26-2003, 01:41 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Jac
Yes, I understood that. However, from the ensuing...

Yes, I understood that. However, from the ensuing discussion, it appeared that issue was taken also with a girl just saying a maamer.

[Quote:
Bittul: Why should a girl who is capable of saying a...
Forum: The World of Lubavitch 10-25-2003, 08:21 PM
Replies: 79
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Posted By Jac
Re reciting a maamer being "something that boys...

Re reciting a maamer being "something that boys do" [and therefore something girls shouldn't do]:

Why shouldn't a girl do it, even if a boy does do it? This seems to be as valid as saying that she...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:49 PM
Replies: 392
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Posted By Jac
Btw, rebayzl, the tznius of Lubavitcher girls was...

Btw, rebayzl, the tznius of Lubavitcher girls was actually VERY important to the Rebbe. Where do you get the idea that it wasn't? Almost every time he spoke to the women the topic of tznius was...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:46 PM
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Posted By Jac
Oh, I'm sorry--I read your original post wrong--I...

Oh, I'm sorry--I read your original post wrong--I thought it said 3/4 of the way covering the knee! You're right (I think)--once it comes to issues of being machmir, it's up to each individual. We...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:45 PM
Replies: 392
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Posted By Jac
Never, of COURSE tznius is relevent to every...

Never, of COURSE tznius is relevent to every single Jewess, and of COURSE a truly Chassidish girl would be tznius. I'm just explaining the mindframe of a lot of people! Get it? It isn't right, but...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:43 PM
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Posted By Jac
Welcome, Adina! :) First of all, I hope...

Welcome, Adina! :)

First of all, I hope everyone's noticed that I've not been off the mark in post #286 and 293. :D As Adina notes,



Obviously, this is a real angle to be dealt with.
...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:42 PM
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Posted By Jac
You have a point, Never--but look at it this way:...

You have a point, Never--but look at it this way: the whole focus of everything seems to be PNIMIYUS, whether they're holding there already or not. The thought to focus on something so external as...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:39 PM
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Posted By Jac
Really, now. It's amazing how these things can be...

Really, now. It's amazing how these things can be used when needed, discarded when not. :)

Well, if it'll cause problems in other areas, you'll just have to stifle that scream. Unless there's...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-29-2002, 06:38 PM
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Posted By Jac
The truth is that this point of the year is a...

The truth is that this point of the year is a difficult one--I won't argue that CH isn't looking its best in the springtime and summer.
It's all about blurred lines and confused ideals--what was...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-26-2002, 09:34 PM
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Posted By Jac
Yeah, I got that part. It isn't as though every...

Yeah, I got that part. It isn't as though every person is identical in every other limb and part of their body either. Just as faces are different, so too with other things. I see her point, but the...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-26-2002, 09:33 PM
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Posted By Jac
Fascinating. I don't understand one passage: ...

Fascinating.
I don't understand one passage:



A person can argue that other parts of her body display her individuality too--as much as hands too, at least. How would you answer that?
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-26-2002, 09:30 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
noahidelaws, I was referring to the exposure...

noahidelaws, I was referring to the exposure which Lubavitchers have to the outside world, more than other sects of Judaism. This was said in response to Hope.
Hope wrote: "I also think that the...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-26-2002, 09:29 PM
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Posted By Jac
Yes, but remember: if you are the one who is busy...

Yes, but remember: if you are the one who is busy influencing others, you will not be influenced by others. Although it may be a valid problem, it is no excuse--the same Rebbe who has put us into the...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-26-2002, 09:26 PM
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Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
What an excellent idea! Perhaps you can suggest...

What an excellent idea! Perhaps you can suggest it to people in CH who can do something about it.

Re your point about people being un-tznius'dik in order to appear hip to the outside world: I...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-26-2002, 09:22 PM
Replies: 392
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Posted By Jac
Peace is 100% right. I don't even know where to...

Peace is 100% right. I don't even know where to begin, there really are so many misconceptions here. Let me just say that while I understand the ideas and intentions behind the idea of not allowing...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-25-2002, 10:25 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
It's true that BR was instructed to follow BY's...

It's true that BR was instructed to follow BY's example in certain areas (though I don't know about specifically BY of BP, will check it out).

P.s. Reply on Jude's extra long post to come [as soon...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-25-2002, 06:00 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
There are so many misconceptions and...

There are so many misconceptions and miscommunications present here that I don't know where to begin. I guess I'll just start somewhere.



How interesting. Let's examine this scenario. Poster...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-25-2002, 05:28 PM
Replies: 392
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Posted By Jac
Hahahahahahahahah, I am literally laughing my...

Hahahahahahahahah, I am literally laughing my head off, this is so so funny! :) :D :p :cheesy: :D :D Ok, I'm holding back the tomatoes, but not the laughter. LOLOLOLOL. What a good joke! Jude,...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-25-2002, 05:22 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
Thanks for all the agreement, guys. It sure feels...

Thanks for all the agreement, guys. It sure feels great (what a change ;))!

Sholom, you have a good point. It's easy to jump to conclusions here.
Btw, do all the laws of tznius dress apply...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-25-2002, 05:19 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
Sholom, I think that Yehudiya wrote that comment...

Sholom, I think that Yehudiya wrote that comment b/c she was expressing her frustration with some of the posters of this thread who are seemingly male and are also rather strong/harsh on their...
Forum: Modesty - Tznius 12-24-2002, 08:48 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 35,873
Posted By Jac
I apologize for the "ludicrous" part of it. It...

I apologize for the "ludicrous" part of it. It wasn't intentionally insulting; I was aware that I may have come across strong, as I mentioned at the end of the post. That's what happens with the...
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