By Hoshannah Rabbah, my aravot invariably get rather unattractive. Furthermore, it becomes somewhat difficult to do hoshanot while holding the lulav, etrog, and excess aravot used on H"R. Is it an ...
1) I read on Soul Mazal, the following: "...The Vilna Gaon on the Mechilta (Shmos 14:20) says, that the Gog U'Magog war shall begin three hours before "Hanetz Hachama" (crack of dawn) on Hoshana ...
According to those who do Shabbat's Hoshaanot on Sunday, what is done when Hoshaana Rabbah is on Sunday?
There are different opinions about how Hoshaanot is conducted on Shabbat. Some say it and some don't. See Nitei Gavriel Sukkot Chapter 73, Halacha 18. The Chabad Custom (as brought in footnote 31) ...
There is a shiur “HOSHANA RABBA SHIUR OF RABBI J.B. SOLOVEITCHIK BOSTON, 1969” which discusses the custom of the arava on Hoshana Rabba. In the shiur, the Rav is recorded as saying: On Hoshana ...