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Riddle: Aruch Hashulchan. Chanukah story missing a word [closed]

A reading of the Aruch Hashulchan's description of the Miracle of Chanukah shows that there is a word he didn't use. What is it and why ?
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How is this Possible? [closed]

I am required to stop davening shmoneh esrei for the sake of another mitzvah (without there being any pikuach nefesh involved)?
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Riddle: Where does a Non Jew have more Halachic power than a Jew? [closed]

When a Non Jew does something it would work according to Halacha, however when a Jew does the same thing it is useless.
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When would you have a Seudas Bris by the Friday night Seuda? [closed]

How is it possible that you would you have a Seudas Bris by the Friday night Seuda?
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מָחֹה אֶמְחֶה Remez [closed]

כִּי מָחֹה אֶמְחֶה אֶת זֵכֶר עֲמָלֵק What does אֶמְחֶה stand for? Hint: See Yalkut Reuvani or the Gra or the Chidah for amazing Remez
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The Female N'vios [closed]

Name the females who where also n'vios (prophetesses)?
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Hilchos Shel Billam [closed]

What Halacha do you learn out from Billam?
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4 Brachos once? [closed]

Which four brachos are said exactly once every year outside of Israel?
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Women went alive into Gan Eden [closed]

Which women went alive into Gan Eden?
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How is it possible for a pot of meat to become pareve? [closed]

I was recently posed the following puzzle: You have a pot of meat. You put in milk. It becomes pareve. How can this be? Any ideas on how this is possible?
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Where in the Torah does it have five words in a row that all start with the same letter? [closed]

Also, is there a specific place where there are more than 5 words?
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Is there a way to make Shehechiyanu when lighting the second night of Chanuka? [closed]

How is it possible that someone lit the Menora on the first night of Chanuka, said Shehechiyanu, yet when he lights the Menora on the second night he would have to say Shehechiyanu again?
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Sherlock Holmes & the Maharal of Prague [closed]

What is the connection between the Maharal and SHerlock Holmes?
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Where in davening is a grandfather and his grandson mentioned without the father? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Grandpa and Grandson together again Where in davening is a grandfather and his grandson mentioned without the father? Iv'e searched most of the weekday davening and ...
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Pidyon Haben Question [closed]

How is it possible to make a פדיון הבן by giving money to someone who is not a כהן?
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What letter is not found in Bentching [closed]

Which letter of the alef-beis isn't found in bentching and what is its significance?
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Why does Pinchas come to the Bris? [closed]

Why does Pinchas who is Eliyahu Hanavi (Elijah the Prophet) come to Brissim and what does it have to do with this Parshas Pinchas?
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Chair on Tisha'bav [closed]

Who must sit on a chair on Tishbav?
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Shortest word in the Torah [closed]

What is the shortest word in the Torah?
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Matanos L'Evyonim - with food only [closed]

How is it possible that you would only be able to do Matanos L'Evyonim with food? (you have money)
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Grandpa and Grandson together again [closed]

What are the names of TWO distinct grandfathers and their grandsons are mentioned in the weekday Shemoneh Esrei ?
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riddle about who 2 people in the torah are [closed]

Name 2 figures in the Torah that their mother is their sister, their aunts and uncles are dead, and their father is their grandfather.
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What Hebrew date requires the most space to spell out in a Ketubah? [closed]

What Hebrew date requires the most space to spell out in a Ketubah?
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Megilah Chumash Riddle [closed]

Which four people’s names from the Chumash also come up as names in Megillas Esther?
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Teffilin and women [closed]

Easy riddle but I Need sources Which famous women wore teffilin and the source where we know it from?
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No Bracha Before Yes after [closed]

When are you forbidden from making a Brocha Rishona on a food item,and obligated to make a Bracha Achrona after eating it?
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Twin Bris conundrum [closed]

Twin brothers are born from the same mother on the very same morning. Both are perfectly healthy. Yet, the proper day for one’s bris mila is 8 days later, while the proper day for the other one’s bris ...
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In which month is it impossible to become Bas Mitzva? [closed]

In which month is it impossible to become Bas Mitzva?
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Tzaar Baalei Chaim [closed]

When according to Halacha you are obligated to be Metzaer Baalei Chaim?
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Cohen marries a Divorced Woman [closed]

Where do we find in Tanach 2 famous Kohanim who married divorced women?
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The Other Shira for Moshe [closed]

Who, besides בני ישראל , sang the שירה of אז ישיר משה?
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Issur Doraisa from Trup? [closed]

What Halacha (Issur Doraisia) do we learn out from a Trup and which word is it?
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Kosher Quizzing [closed]

What is it that you have two items one thing that starts off Kosher and ends up non Kosher by putting something that starts off non kosher and ends up Kosher?
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How is it possible to have Kriyas HaTorah 5 days in a row without Hallel? [closed]

How is it possible to have Kriyas HaTorah 5 days in a row without Hallel?
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What is the Only Parsha not Lained ever on Thursday? [closed]

What is the Only Parsha not Lained ever on Thursday?
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Special Halacha for first night of Chanuka [closed]

On the first night of Chanuka we make a Sh'echiyanu when we light the candle. What other special Halacha is connected with the first night of Chanuka?
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When can we daven for a neis? [closed]

Riddle version of the question: When can we daven for a neis Hashkafic version of the question: Why does it seem that we can daven for a neis, when this is explicitly forbidden in masechet Brachot?
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Where and when do we light Shabbos candles 15 minutes later than usual? [closed]

Where and when do we light Shabbos candles 15 minutes later than usual?
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When should a minor be the one lighting the Chanuka candles? [closed]

When should a minor L'Chatchila be the one lighting the Chanuka candles?
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Kayin and Hevels Sisters [closed]

What where Kayin and Hevels Sisters names?
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9 Posukim in Kriyas Hatorah [closed]

Which Laining has only 9 posukim?
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Famous People across time [closed]

Who was יוסף גר צדק and who was his famous son and even more infamous Ancestor?
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Wednesday Mitzvah [closed]

What Mitzvah can only be done on Wednesday?
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Riddle: In parshas Toldos, where are a second set of twins mentioned? [closed]

In Parshas Toldos, aside from Yaakov and Eisav, where are the second set of twins mentioned?
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Which Haftora is it? [closed]

Which Haftora do we recite on some years not even once, on some years once, on some years twice, and then on some years three times?
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Riddle: Which fast do people fast on different days? [closed]

There is a fast that according to a clear Halacha in Mishna Berura - some people would fast on one day and others would have to fast on the following day. Which fast is this?
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Posul in Most of Eretz Yisroel Kosher within the walls of Yerushlayim [closed]

How is it possible to Make a Sukkah the same way and the same conditions but outside Yerushalayim it is not Kosher inside the walls of Yerushalayim it is?
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In Eretz Yisroel Kosher In Chutz Laretz Posul [closed]

How is it possible you make a Sukkah with the same conditions and outside Israel it is not Kosher and inside Israel it is?