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Pages 506-517 (LI - LXII) at the end of the link discuss the historical evolution of Kaddish and the relevant points vis a vis the "Minhag Ashkenaz" in the siddur. In relation to the possukim after Aleinu, on page 517: According to Minhag Ashkenaz, the possukim "kakatuv bitoratecha" and "vine'emar" are not considered part of Aleinu, and need not be ...


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Have a look at page 84 - the end of weekday Mincha - of the same Siddur, and you shall find your answer: According to Minhag Ashkenaz, the pasukim "כַּכָּתוּב בְּתוֹרָתֶךָ" and "וְנֶאֱמַר" are not considered part of עָלֵינוּ and need not be said, even in a non-Minhag Ashkenaz synagogue. The Psukim should be said, however, if one wishes to recite ...


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Not specifically to Sephardim/Ashkenazi split, but there is a derivation of "flock" from “Ha’emet Tiheye Ne’ederet” that during the times before the advent of Moshiach, Jews will be split. From a discussion on Devarim The Gemara describes certain negative qualities that will characterize the generation before the arrival of Mashiah, one of them being ...


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According to the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 122:5, cutting nails is only forbidden during shavua shechal bo. קציצת הצפרנים אין לאסור רק בשבוע שחל בו תשעה באב... Cutting the fingernails should not be prohibited except in the week of the 9th of Av. (I wouldn't have known this if @Danny Schoemann hadn't posted it to his Halacho a Day blog a couple weeks ...


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My family origins are in Alsace and various places in Germany, which are places where the minhag was practiced historically. I have a 10 month old son, and I made a chol kreisch for him. I did it as it says in the Rodelheim siddur. I'm not sure why it seems odd to give the child a "street name". The names that were given in much older times were so common ...



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