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

(09-13-2010, 03:23 PM)rabbiyitz Wrote: On the other hand, certain aspects of the said movements, which are entirely irrelevant to religious worship or practices, have a therapeutic value, particular...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 2 19,088 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 minute...
NiklasTyreso Treatment of Animals/Forbidden Meat (R, T) 19 92,036 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 idol...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 8 48,814 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 forbids ga...
NiklasTyreso Intimate Relations 20 111,718 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 politic...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 24 111,625 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 ACT that...
NiklasTyreso Intimate Relations 20 111,718 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 similar t...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 13 71,560 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) 24 111,625 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 26,430 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, fruit an...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 6 30,940 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 god...
NiklasTyreso Prohibition of Idolatry (R) 9 41,371 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 meat ...
NiklasTyreso Treatment of Animals/Forbidden Meat (R, T) 19 92,036 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 nor...
NiklasTyreso Optional Observances for Noahides (R,T) 12 63,125 08-26-2008, 02:20 AM