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Jewish Android Apps

Does anyone have a suggestion of any useful Jewish Andriod Apps currently available?
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Are there any brands of mustard powder (flour) that are kosher for Passover for Sephardim?

Prepared mustard (containing vinegar and the like) is certainly not kosher for Passover. According to Ashkenazic practice, the mustard plant itself is included in "kitniot" and prohibited on ...
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What size hex nut will properly fit a standard chanukah candle?

I have many a childhood memory of "helping" to make a chanukiyah out of a block of wood and eight hex nuts glued down to it (often with 2 more stacked in the center for shamash); each hex nut was ...
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Uncensored Mishneh Torah

Where can I find the uncensored Mishneh Torah online, or cheap in print?
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Best Site for Reading/Listening to Great Divrei Torah

What are some good sites for Divrei Torah, and what are the strengths of each?
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Ibn Ezra/Rashbam Biography

Does any one know of any good biographies of Rashbam and/or Ibn Ezra?
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Where can I buy inexpensive seforim online?

Where can I buy seforim online for inexpensive prices? I mean real seforim.....not digital ones. I'm willing to buy seforim either new or second-hand.
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Good Jewish Blogs about the Modern Hebrew language? [closed]

Are there any good Jewish Blogs about the Modern Hebrew language?
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Dealing with anger

What is a good sefer or even book that helps people with a problem with getting angry?
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Kosher Electric Shavers

Which electric shavers are halakhically acceptable for shaving a man's beard?
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Kosher wine recommendations [closed]

When people go away for shabbos they often bring along a gift to their hosts. What is a good Kosher wine - not too dry - that you can give for less than $20?
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How is an eruv string usually attached to a lechi (pole/upright)?

I know that when building an eruv, the string has to go over the top of the lechi (pole/upright). This document had some great illustrations. I'm just curious, which method is most durable? Which ...
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Is there a good children's parsha book that's focused on pshat, not midrash?

Is there a good children's parsha book that's focused on pshat, not midrash? Something like a Little Midrash Says, but based on just the psukim (simple verses), not all the medrish?
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How do you illuminate your sukkah? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Advice for Lighting in a Sukkah How do you keep your sukkah well-lit?
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Text of S'lichos Online

Is there any fully digital (i.e. searchable) edition of the סליחות? Is it publicly available online?
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How do you get your money from your home tzedaka box to your favorite charity?

Okay now I have this tzedaka box sitting in my living room and it's full of coins and crumpled bills. How do I give that to my favorite charity? Or any charity?
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Any reason not to put your tefilin inside your car's spare tire when driving?

For cars that store their spare tire in a well inside the trunk, that seems like a good place to put my tefilin while driving -- it takes up no extra space (if they fit in the middle of the tire), ...
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Rabbi Avigdor Miller's Shiurim

Where can I find Rabbi Avigdor Miller's Shiurim online to download for free?
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Digital Synagogue displays?

Why do Synagogues use or not use them? Bonus: What are some of the companies that make these digital wall displays for synagogues? How much do they cost? Does anyone know where I can find info ...
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What bar/bat mitzva present did you actually want/like/use?

In retrospect, what made a good bar/bat mitzva present? What actually got used? Also: for a less-observant Bar/Bat Mitzvah boy/girl, what's a good gift? How do you achieve the right balance of ...
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What kind of matza should I buy?

So many different kinds of matza, what should I buy?
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Starting a Jewish Library

What Jewish Religious books should one consider when starting a Jewish Library in their home? A set of Shas (Talmud)and the Shulchan Orech (Code of Jewish Law) are the obvious ones, What else should ...
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Can you recommend an alternative outer talit bag?

I need to replace my outer talit bag - the one that most people have as a brittle, transparent, zippered bag with gold piping (e.g.). I am tired of having these bags break on me, and I don't have a ...
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What's a good website for asking questions about Jewish life and learning and getting crowd-sourced answers?

What's a good website for asking questions about Jewish life and learning and getting crowd-sourced answers?