a rite marking the end of the sabbath and major festivals

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Sheva Berachot at third meal

If sheva brachot occur at a seudah shlishit which finishes after sunset, is one allowed to drink the wine even though it is prior to making havdala? If yes, who specifically would be allowed to drink ...
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Cinnamon for Bisamim

Can you use cinnamon for Bisamim at havdalah? Which is better: ground cinnamon or whole sticks?
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Megilah or Havdalah, which is done first? Why?

When Megilah reading is Motza'ei Shabbos (Saturday Night) what is said first, Havdalah or Megilah and why?
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Making Kiddush/Havdalah Twice

Is it okay to say kiddush or havdalah twice in order to be Motzi someone else (e.g. wife)?
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Havdalah on Telephone

May one be yotzai listening to havdala over the telephone?
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Pre-Havdalah Melacha [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Bootstrapping problem: havdalah ends shabbat (for one who didn't daven ma'ariv) but lighting the candle is melacha? After nightfall before Marriv, or after ...
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Lady drinking Havdalah wine

Many times I have heard that a lady should not drink the wine from Havdalah as it will make her grow a beard. If a lady drank from the Havdalah wine will she really grow a beard? Is there a source ...
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Yom Kippur havdalah

Why are there no besamim used at havdalah at the conclusion of Yom Kippur?
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Can one eat on Sunday

Can one eat on Sunday if he hasn't heard Havdalah yet? If not, what happens if he already ate: should he say Havdalah?
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Drinking Havdalah Wine during the 9 Days

What are the different Minhagim you or other people have with the drinking of the wine at havdala during the "9 Days"? Do you drink it yourself, or do you use Chamar Medinah (a non-wine substitute)? ...
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What to do with the candles during Havdalah

What is the proper procedure after saying the Brocho בורא מאורי האש? I understand you "look," but at what?