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falling asleep on the left side to aid digestion

Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 71:5 reads, in part (translation my own): And it's good that he'll lie at the start of his sleep on the left side and at the end on the right side, as this is good for the ...
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Is there an Inyan for females to stay up Shavuos night?

Should females remain awake the night of Shavuos? (sources please)
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Birchas HaTorah - everyone was awake all night

Suppose everyone in the Shul remained awake the whole night of Shavuos. What do you do regarding Birchas HaTorah?
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When does one stay up all night?

Can we get a complete list of occasions (dates or other occasions) on which someone (everyone, or just those with a particular circumstance) stays up all night (on purpose)?
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In Modeh Ani we thank Hashem for our neshama's return. Where do neshamas go?

In Modeh Ani we thank Hashem for returning our Neshomos when we arise. Where do they go during our sleep? Do they go to the same place as the neshomos of the deceased?
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I sleep with tzitzis on. Is there any part of the body they shouldn't touch?

I sleep with my tzitzis on. Is there any part of the body the tzitzis should not touch?
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Sleeping Tumah Transfers

If someone wakes up and touches another object before washing his/her hands, does that object get some level of tumah as well?
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Sleeping on Food without a Bed

For example, if one is on an airplane, and puts food under his/her neighbors seat, and then the neighbor falls asleep, is the food permissible? Does the prohibition only apply where it's a bed, or ...
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Sleeping on Stones

Where does the Minhag come from that we should sleep uncomfortably on Tisha B'Av?
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Do blankets need tzitzis?

Blankets have four corners. So, do they require tzitzis?
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Waking up in the middle of the night

If one wakes up in the middle of the night to relieve oneself, what is the proper procedure regarding washing and the brachos of asher yatzar and hamapil?