Mesora as a technical term generally refers to mesoretic text of the torah, the mesoret.
I presume the writer is referring to the oral law as discussed in the Talmud. For reasons that are not clear, the Oral and Written law as…"
who said that they were trying to be satirical. These people really believe that caffiene causes infertility, middle ear disturbances and a host of other illnesses based on solid scientific evidence from the most prominent food…"
Don't count me in with the Chumra people. I am modern Orthodox which is a somewhat different culture than Cheredi. Although latest surveys show the difference in the US is not large e.g., the Cheredim go to college to earn a…"
How do you explain the Rambam? There are somethings you have to accept that since the people who wrote them are dead some thousand years that you will never find out what they meant. Maybe somebody will find a…"
One of the common answers in the Halachic literature to explain why medicine and sakanot in the gemara and bible do not match reality as we know it is that nature changes, e.g. eating fish and meat in the time of the gemara caused…"
As you can see from the Aruch HaShulchan, there is a running debate throughout Jewish history what to do with sakanas in the gemara which are not sekanahs. The Tosephot and the Rambam say that mayim archronim and the fish/meat are no…"
Presumably the question is if we know something is harmful to the health, should Jews warn their non-Jewish neighbors.
1. The Rambam went to the Sultan and requested to put Theriac, a cure for snakebites in every
villiage and town in…"
Although Judeo-German is not specifically my area of expertise, perhaps I can be of some help. What sort of texts are these? (Time period, place, etc.) Are they glosses in a commentary on Tanakh or on a Halakhic text?
Tell me some more about the words that remain unclear, and I'll see what I can do.
Be well & Shabbat Shalom,
Thanks for the comment. I do not remember a comment on women wearing a Tallit. I will look around
Try the following which showed up in a google search http://www.nerleelef.com/books/Women%20Book%20Two.pdf
That is it will be known in Rabim not pharhasia. Another type of public, it that a man does not have to deal with a suspected wife until the women who sit around together weaving at night are talking about it.
R. Kook once related about a trip to Houstin many years ago. He was concerned that people would see him riding to shul after candlelighting. Then he realized there were not 10 kosher Jews at the time in Houstin so it was not a problem.