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Q&A Pesach (oni) vs. Pesach (sheini)

I noticed that Pesach goes from being a holiday marked by עני to one, a month later, called שני, moving from ayin (eye) to shein (tooth). Yeah, I know that the words don't actually mean that (pover...

0 answers  ·  posted 14d ago by rosends‭

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Q&A Why the odd pronunciation of "בני יששכר"?

Rabbi Tz'vi Elimelech Spira of Dynów wrote a book called "בני יששכר" that is popular enough that he himself is sometimes called the "בני יששכר". But the phrase (whether referring to the book or to ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2mo ago by msh210‭

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Q&A How do you name a non-Jew for Mi Sheberach?

Ploni is the child of a Jewish mother and a non-Jewish father. The father is ill and Ploni would like to say Mi Sheberach for him in a minyan. How should Ploni form the name for a non-Jewish rela...

1 answer  ·  posted 6mo ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 5mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Nemuel vs Yemuel

I am looking at the geneology of the 12 tribes and I found that Reuvein had son named Palu. Palu had a son named Eli'av and Eli'av had 3 sons, Datan, Aviram and Nemuel (Bamidbar 26:9) וּבְנֵ֣י אֱל...

0 answers  ·  posted 11mo ago by rosends‭

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Q&A Why is Pesach in the singular?

Simply put, why is Pesach in the singular while Shavu'ot and Sukkot are in the plural? Shavu'ot makes sense to me because the day celebrates the culmination of weekS. But I only made 1 Sukkah so w...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by rosends‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by manassehkatz‭

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Q&A Not referring to children by nicknames

I have heard there are some who refrain from referring to their children by nicknames. This was a very long time ago, and I cannot recall the reason nor the source. What could be the reason for th...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 3y ago by ploni‭

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Q&A Does "החג" include שמיני עצרת?

I commonly see "החג" (or "חג"), literally "the holiday", explained as referring to the holiday of Sukos. I wonder whether it's correct or whether, as I suspect, it refers to the combined celebrati...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by msh210‭  ·  edited 3y ago by msh210‭

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Q&A Sources for the meaning of David's name

I have often wondered about the meaning of David's name. I believe Da'at Mikra write that it may be a short form of Dodvahu (דודוהו), which also appears somewhere in Tanach and means Dod (friend) o...

0 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Harel13‭  ·  edited 3y ago by Harel13‭

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Q&A Why does Nun have an Aramaic name?

Nun, the father of Yehoshua, is apparently named after a word for fish in Aramaic (for example, Beresheet Rabbah 97:3; Divrei Emet, Matot). His father Elishama (according to Divrei Hayamim 1:7:26-2...

0 answers  ·  posted 4y ago by Harel13‭