Rabbi Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer
הרב יוסף גבריאל בקהופר
Sorry to be Mevatel Torah(; but Why when the gemurah brings down the case of breaking the bench in baba kama does the gemurah name rav papa is that not Loshon Hara and it is not similar to the BAVLI CHASCHOI thing that chofetz chaim adresses there is no purpose it could have just said fat person great blog by the way
A good question by anonymous.As for the eruv issues, this is distressing, because one thing that most "out of town" cities tout to lure people to come is that they have an eruv (the West Side of Milwaukee does it).
Question (completely unrelated):I am writing to a secular scholar who has read through some gemaras and is familar with some Judaic stuff. I am using the phrase "koach hatumah" in describing a Roman or Greek oracle, whose "prophecy" may have some truth to it. I would literally translate "koach hatumah" as "impure power" but if you had a add a brief description, what would you write?
1. Who says fat is bad? In the old days (the good ol' days) it was called bari!
2. Unfortnately, nowadays an eruv is regarded as a utility - an essential service that one assumes to always be working.
3. I would make reference to Keshafim in Chullin 7 and say that Hashem, as part of His plan to embed a certain measure of "randomness" in the Beriah created mysterious powers that seem outside His control