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  • n. Plural form of leniency.


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  • But doing away with the bank's culture of "leniencies" (i.e., looking the other way) might also carry some costs that would be detrimental to the firm in the long run.

    The Fine (And Risky) Line Of Leniency

  • Select leniencies were, I suspect, part of the sound management practices that contributed to that team's success.

    The Fine (And Risky) Line Of Leniency

  • When such leniencies allow factory workers to become craftspeople or sales clerks to become technical experts, they enable these employees to develop a sense of identity and belonging.

    The Fine (And Risky) Line Of Leniency

  • Although this exemption is counterintuitive, it has given opportunities for poskim to introduce leniencies for women in reference to contraception and abortion.

    Legal-Religious Status of the Jewish Female.

  • Halakhically, IVF is more complicated than AI but avoids some of its problems and creates leniencies with reference to genetic screening and disposal of defective pre-embryos and unneeded fertilized ova.

    Reproductive Technology, New (NRT).

  • Only a few of the positions legitimize family planning policies and the leniencies have come about as a result of physical dangers to the health of the mother (e.g. after cesarean sections, etc.), mental illness (postpartum depression, nervousness), the potential to abuse children as a result of stress, blindness, lower extremity venous thrombosis, severe weakness and nervousness.


  • The fact that she overlooks rabbinic innovations to a large extent defeats her argument, as she is only relating to tendencies within rabbinic circles as opposed to the direction of change from Bible to Talmud which she describes as one of stringencies to leniencies.

    Female Purity (Niddah) Annotated Bibliography.

  • It is interesting to note that he records leniencies which Abramov did not, e.g. unsupervised immersion, probably because of his status as a rabbi.

    Female Purity (Niddah) Annotated Bibliography.

  • In exchange for these leniencies, what if we required hechers to ensure ethical business and animal treatment standards?

    Actually, Not Sure What’s For Dinner | Jewschool

  • The OU had given me virtually no training or guidance, and while I relied on certain leniencies, these were mostly the product of my own mind or that of the eatery’s manager.

    How Kosher is it? | Jewschool


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