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Chatam Sofer on a Rebellious Wife R. Uzziel on Indian Jews and R. Feinstein on Thermometers on Shabbat (24 Kislev)
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שו”ת חתם סופר ד:(אבן העזר ב) קס”ז 24 Kislev 5586 (1825) פסקי עוזיאל בשאלות השמן ס”ח 24 Kislev 5704 (1943) אג”מ או”ח א:קכח 24 Kislev 5712 (1951) This shiur discusses when we do and don’t give a heter me’ah rabbanim for a man to marry a second wife; whether the Bene Yisrael are halachically fully Jewish; and whether we can take our temperature […]
913. Measures of Volume
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Eiruvin 1:13 The Rambam explains the measures of volume used in halacha 1:11: A seah is equal to six kav; a kav is four log; a log is four reviis. A reviis was defined in the previous halacha. It is important for a person to commit these measurements to memory. Eiruvin 1:14 Any food that […]
912. Measures of Weight
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Eiruvin 1:11 When fresh wine (as opposed to cooked wine) is used for a shittuf, the requisite volume is two reviis per person; the same is true of beer. [A reviis is about 3.3 ounces, so two reviis is about 6.6 ounces.] The minimum volume of eggs is two and they may be used for […]
910. Eiruv and Shittuf
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Eiruvin 1:7 When the residents of a courtyard make an eiruv among themselves, it is called “eiruvei chatzeiros” – the combining of courtyards. When residents of a common alley or a city make an analogous arrangement, it is called shittuf – a partnership. Eiruvin 1:8 An eiruv for a courtyard may only be made using […]