Minhag - Authority of Custom
Foolish Piety - Chasidut shel Shtut
Marit Ayin - Concern that an act may appear to be improper
Yuhara - The appearance of arrogant self-righteousness in Mitzvah performance
Batlah Daato - Personal intent is irrelevant if it differs from normal human intent
Whether we depend on Rov [Majority] because we assume it is true, or because that is the Gezeirat haKatuv [biblical rule]
Equating a "She'at haDechak [a pressure situation]" with a "BeDi'eved [ex post facto]" situation
Mental Competence - Various Issues
When Science seems to oppose Halachah / Changes in Nature
Dina deMalchuta Dina - Authority of the local government's laws
Resolving differences between the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud
The Zohar's Halachic authority
The Method for applying the principle of "Af Hen Hayu be'Oto haNes"
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