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"for you are…" in the blessings of sh'mone esre

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by msh210‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by msh210‭

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Can a woman blow the shofar during Elul for herself? Can anyone?

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Seeking advice as a chazzan in training

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Blowing a Shofar with a mask over the wide end

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by eliyahu‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by MTL‭

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Question on Ekev: in what way are good things hard?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Harel13‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Harel13‭

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At what distance may one hear the shofar on Rosh Hashana?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by DonielF‭

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Did Moshe have free will when he struck the rock in the wilderness?

2 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by user8078‭

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Explanation about story in Maseches Shabbos.

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Dani‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Dani‭

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Determining Reshus Harabbim if a street is not busy on Shabbos

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vegans in Tanach

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Dani‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by Dani‭

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Mamzer child of a Kohen

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Why is "chinam" translated as "baseless"?

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Examples of derivations

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The Talmudic "Drakkon" and the Chinese "Long"

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Alaychem‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by DonielF‭

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Is it preferable to not say Mincha early on a fast day?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Isaac Moses‭

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Sitting under the lights on Tisha B'av

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May a Kohen become a surgeon?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by DonielF‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by DonielF‭

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Havdallah during the nine days

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The End of a Period of Nezirut

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Taking pills with letters on Shabbos

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What is the status of a-capella music during the three weeks?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by ploni‭

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Can a terminally-ill patient give up his ventilator to save another?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by Dani‭

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Why didn't Yitzchak help his father?

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Natural organic reduction as a burial solution

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Alaychem‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by Alaychem‭

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Different reading of Rashb"i story

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How obligatory is Eicha on Tish'ah b'Av?

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by magicker72‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by magicker72‭

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Origin of Three Weeks/Nine Days customs?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Dani‭

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Where is 'Khina'?

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Hatov Ve'Hametiv for wine that is not made of grapes

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Who was Yitzchaki?

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What did the Kotzker mean by "If I am I…"?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by Harel13‭

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Do the requirements to honor a Kohen require one to honor a female Kohen?

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity over 1 year ago by JoelK‭

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Contradiction in statements of Rabbi Avigdor Miller

0 answers  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Racquetball‭  ·  edited over 1 year ago by robev‭

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Targum of yehoshua bin nun [closed]

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Why does everyone talk during pesukei d’zimra? [closed]

1 answer  ·  posted over 1 year ago by Racquetball‭  ·  closed over 1 year ago by DonielF‭

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