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Volume 02 : Number 091

Sunday, December 27 1998

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Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 22:30:03 -0500
From: "Noah Witty" <nwitty@ix.netcom.com>
Bas Kol & Bais-Hillel/Bais-Shammai

M. Berger wrote:

"Beit Shamai however refused to accept the authority of the Sanhedrin
because they
maintained that, because of their greater wisdom, their opinion should

How could that be the correct p'shat? If Bais Shammai were the minority and
a duly constituted Sanhedrin had issued a psak, why were Bais Shammai not
therefore zkainim mamrim?


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Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 22:38:19 -0500
From: "Noah Witty" <nwitty@ix.netcom.com>

Would somebody please articulate publicly for this non-Lubavitcher what
"pasuls" a "mashiach-Lubavitcher" chasid's minyan, school, shul, shechita,
wine, Rennaissance Fair, etc.

Do those anti-Lubavitcher's also no longer consider Lubavitchers, those who
think the Rebbe is mashiach and those who do not, as "achicha" for the
purpose of several mitzvos?

Are they moridin v'ain ma'alin, ain moridin v'ain ma'alin, or neither?


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Date: Sun, 27 Dec 1998 22:43:58 -0500
From: "Noah Witty" <nwitty@ix.netcom.com>
Re: Avodah V2 #89

YGB wrote:

"I try as much as possible to avoid giving grown men with gray beards that
wear yechi
yarmulkes (a uniquely Lubavitcher phenomenon, along with the annoying bumper
stickers) aliyos."



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