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    Thread: Meditation and exercises from pagan sources
Post: RE: Eastern Meditation & Exercise

rabbiyitz Wrote: (09-13-2010, 03:23 PM) -- On the other hand, certain aspects of the said movements, which are entirely irrelevant to religious worship or practices, have a therapeutic value, particu...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 2 19,424 08-24-2012, 06:45 PM
    Thread: Slaughtering (including Kosher or Halal)
Post: RE: slaughtering

What about the use of bolt pistols before the throat is cut? In my country they shoot the animal in the head a couple of seconds before they cut the throat. Then the animal is deblooded for 20 minu...
NiklasTyreso Treatment of Animals/Forbidden Meat (R, T) 19 94,092 12-16-2011, 09:55 PM
    Thread: Names of false gods
Post: RE: Names of false gods

rabbiyitz Wrote: -- The only time it is prohibited to mention the name of an idol is when the name is referring to the idol itself, but here the name is referring to the planet and is not meant in an...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 8 49,704 08-14-2010, 05:48 PM
    Thread: Contraceptives and Righteous Gentiles
Post: RE: Contraceptives and Righteous Gentiles

Director Michael Wrote: -- Of course this should not be used as an excuse for condoning "safe" gay sex, which is strictly forbidden regardless of whether any "protection" is used. -- Yes, the Bible f...
NiklasTyreso Intimate Relations 20 114,017 07-20-2009, 09:39 PM
    Thread: Charity and Tithing by Noahides
Post: RE: Charity and Tithing by Noahides

Thanks for your answer on if it is possible to regard donations to environmental organizations as tzedaka. Your answer covers different aspects. That of political aspects (but no issue is not polit...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 24 114,061 07-12-2009, 06:27 PM
    Thread: Contraceptives and Righteous Gentiles
Post: RE: Contraceptives and Righteous Gentiles

Director Michael Wrote: -- The use of condoms during intercourse is an obvious question, and it is indeed forbidden for Jewish men. However, for Gentiles, the ACT itself accomplishes the positive AC...
NiklasTyreso Intimate Relations 20 114,017 07-05-2009, 10:16 PM
    Thread: Wearing a tallis?
Post: RE: Wearing a tallis? (updated)

Director Michael Wrote: -- The main point is that a Noahide should not create for himself (in his own mind) a religious precept to wear a specific garment (including a Jewish tallis or something simi...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 13 73,061 07-03-2009, 11:18 PM
    Thread: Charity and Tithing by Noahides
Post: RE: Tithing for Noahides?

Is it tzedaka (charity) only when I give to a cause that directly benefits other humans? Can it be tzedaka to give money to a non-religious and non-political environmental organization (like a wildlif...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 24 114,061 06-20-2009, 11:04 PM
    Thread: Can a Noahide say a blessing on non-kosher food
Post: RE: praying close to non-kosher food

Thats great! From now on I'l start to thank G-d every time i eat my Swedish blood-pudding! /Niklas
NiklasTyreso Noahide Prayer (R) 4 27,066 06-12-2009, 12:24 AM
    Thread: Idols in restaurants
Post: RE: Food placed before an idol

rabbiyitz Wrote: -- and the idol is not placed there to worship but as a decoration, you do not have any problems with eating there. -- In my favorite thai-restaurant the owner give the idol drinks...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 6 31,643 09-03-2008, 09:18 PM
    Thread: Idol images for decoration?
Post: RE: Idol images on pottery

Shalom! Ten years ago, long before I became a Noahide I bought a statue made of stone on a trip to India. It is not 3D as the back is flat. But... I asked (two times) when I bought it if it was a g...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 9 42,376 09-03-2008, 09:03 PM
    Thread: Slaughtering (including Kosher or Halal)
Post: RE: Islamic butcher

Director Michael Wrote: -- the time when the heart of the animal stops beating, which is the Torah's definition of the death of the animal. In fact, Noahides should be even more strict, and eat only ...
NiklasTyreso Treatment of Animals/Forbidden Meat (R, T) 19 94,092 08-28-2008, 07:02 PM
    Thread: Circumcision and procreation for Noahides
Post: RE: Circumcision for Noahide boys

Hello! I live in Sweden where circumcision is extremely rare in native Swedes. I had no thought about getting circumcised before reading in this web-forum. Do I understand it right if I think the ...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 12 64,478 08-26-2008, 02:20 AM