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Forum: Torah 07-23-2012, 11:20 AM
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Posted By Wolf
Possible answers: 1. Miriam was still a...

Possible answers:

1. Miriam was still a child and, as great as she was, sometimes children misspeak.

2. Who says the quote from the Midrash is a verbatim quote. Perhaps it's made "to the...
Forum: Torah 10-09-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,767
Posted By Wolf
Animals have far more use than simply as food. ...

Animals have far more use than simply as food. Skins can be used for clothing or for construction. Animal bones can be used to create tools.

Or, alternatively, perhaps they ate meat in...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 07-30-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,699
Posted By Wolf
I have experience with pets, but I'm not a Rav. ...

I have experience with pets, but I'm not a Rav. As always, CYLOR.



It can work, but you have to decide how much of an issue it is for you. I would have a dog now if not for certain members of...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 07-30-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,699
Posted By Wolf
Aside from not having dangerous animals (however...

Aside from not having dangerous animals (however you choose to define that) there aren't any about actually having one vs. not having one. You're probably wondering about hashkafic issues.

The...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 07-30-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,699
Posted By Wolf
Leaving aside the (IMHO irrational) Jewish fear...

Leaving aside the (IMHO irrational) Jewish fear of dogs, there are some issues you should be aware of with dogs (and pets in general). Those issues include:

Basar B'chalav: Your animal's food...
Forum: Moshiach 06-30-2010, 01:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,768
Posted By Wolf
At the risk of sounding silly... ... what...

At the risk of sounding silly...

... what about the very real possibility that someone without children can be Moshiach and then have children afterwards? After all, wouldn't that be the standard...
Forum: Gemara - Rambam 06-24-2010, 12:00 PM
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Posted By Wolf
Three times a year, actually. The Wolf

Three times a year, actually.

The Wolf
Forum: General 06-11-2010, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,354
Posted By Wolf
Welcome. Your name is probably "yeshaiya"...

Welcome.

Your name is probably "yeshaiya" (which is the what the English "Isaiah" derives from).



Tattoos are forbidden in Jewish law, even for noble reasons such as remembering your...
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 05-06-2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,909
Posted By Wolf
The letter you reprinted from the Rebbe does not...

The letter you reprinted from the Rebbe does not match the title of your thread.

I think it's fairly obvious to say that while Lubavitch maintains that keeping one's beard is a good thing (and...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 04-08-2010, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,575
Posted By Wolf
Shmeryl, I am still awaiting a...

Shmeryl,

I am still awaiting a clarification of your comments. What, exactly, is not a stirah? What, exactly, is not semantics? And what, specifically, was said about Uranus, and by whom?
...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 04-02-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,575
Posted By Wolf
I've taken a few college level courses on science...

I've taken a few college level courses on science although, admittedly, I was not a science major. I have likewise read a few books on astronomy at the college level, but I hardly consider myself an...
Forum: Yiddishkeit 04-01-2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,575
Posted By Wolf
One Way To End Some Torah/Science Disputes -- Agree on Defintions

During the meal at the second seder, the topic of discussion turned to astronomy. When the subject of the planets came up (specifically regarding the decision to "demote" Pluto), my fourteen year...
Forum: Moshiach 03-12-2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,513
Posted By Wolf
That would have been my argument as well. No...

That would have been my argument as well. No such promise was made. It might have been at some point in the future, but it was not.

The Wolf
Forum: Torah 03-12-2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By Wolf
BTW, just to clarify -- I think you might be...

BTW, just to clarify --

I think you might be using the term b'dieved to mean "not optimal" or "not ideal"

But that's not actually the translation. B'dieved means "after the fact." In other...
Forum: Torah 03-12-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By Wolf
Yes, but no one commanded you to take a neder. ...

Yes, but no one commanded you to take a neder.



And you're not commanded to take a captive either.

But we were commanded to build a mishkan. I don't say how you can possibly say it's...
Forum: Moshiach 03-11-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,513
Posted By Wolf
And, having quickly perused the chapters, I don't...

And, having quickly perused the chapters, I don't see any promise of eternal kingship to Saul. Can you please show me where this is?

The Wolf
Forum: Torah 03-11-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By Wolf
Considering they were commanded to build it, I...

Considering they were commanded to build it, I don't see how you can possibly say it was b'deieved.

The Wolf
Forum: Moshiach 03-11-2010, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,513
Posted By Wolf
Forgive the ignorance, but what promise was made...

Forgive the ignorance, but what promise was made to Eli regarding rulership?

The Wolf
Forum: Mivtzoim Questions 01-28-2010, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,398
Posted By Wolf
With what you believe to be the truth? The...

With what you believe to be the truth?

The Wolf
Forum: Yiddishkeit 11-27-2009, 12:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,519
Posted By Wolf
If a Jew converts to another religion, they are...

If a Jew converts to another religion, they are still Jewish. You cannot feed him non-kosher food, if he does teshuva, he does not need to undergo a geirus, etc.

Nonetheless, with respect to...
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 11-20-2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,444
Posted By Wolf
No, it does not. There is no precise English...

No, it does not.

There is no precise English word for "kiddushin." It's not a betrothal because it actually does incorporate some aspects of the marriage -- i.e. you need a "get" to dissolve it,...
Forum: Halachah & Minhagim 11-20-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,444
Posted By Wolf
I'm curious as to why you feel this way. Working...

I'm curious as to why you feel this way. Working on the assumption that we are dealing with frum Jews who have the equivalent of a frum high school education:

a. Both parties know that there...
Forum: Chinuch 08-24-2009, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,268
Posted By Wolf
No, I'm not trying to be contrary. I...

No, I'm not trying to be contrary.

I understand you're point -- and to an extent I agree with it. But I'm also pointing out that one could logically view it from the other angle as well.

The...
Forum: Chinuch 08-24-2009, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,268
Posted By Wolf
By the same logic, one could argue that teaching...

By the same logic, one could argue that teaching Torah davka on Sundays is chukas hagoyim too. In many communities, the tradition of "Sunday School" for children (while their parents are in church)...
Forum: Shidduchim & Marriage 08-24-2009, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,972
Posted By Wolf
I think you can make a logical distinction...

I think you can make a logical distinction between creating a paper marriage for the sake of escaping great persecution (and perhaps even saving your life) and creating one for the sake of a tax...
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