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Gid Hanasheh (sciatic nerve)

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Parshah Vayishlach
As a remembrance that Jacob's sciatic nerve was damaged in his wrestling match with an angel, the Torah forbids us from eating the sciatic nerve (gid hanashe) of an animal. Interestingly, this also shows us the extent to which every detail of our lives is...
When mentioning the prohibition against partaking of gid hanesheh, the displaced tendon,[I.e., the inner sinew, the sciatic nerve. This is forbidden by Scriptural Law. The outer sinew, identified with the peroneal nerve, is forbidden by Rabbinic Law (Chul...
1. It is preferable for one to pause from his travels while saying Tefilas Haderechטור או"ח סימן ק"י, מגן אברהם שם ס"ק י"א. 2. If it is not possible to stop, for instance if he is traveling on a bus or train, or if there is no place on the highway to stop...
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