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The Teshuvos VeHanhagos mentions a few: Some communities in Israel (now and during the time of the Reishis Chochma) R' Velvel Brisker The Rama MiPano


Unfortunately I do not have the time to check each source specifically, but here are a few pointers: Rabbi Shalom Jerby from Nofit in Israel says that Sephardic communities in many places stand, including Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, and more. Rabbi Ovadia Yosef says that even though lechatchila one should stand, there's a sod to sitting, and he brings a few ...


From what I understand in parts of Judea originally (see source below) the friend of the groom and the friend of the bride together checked the sheet. No bleeding does not mean not a virgin unless we double checked she was not virgin even if she was never with a man but was hit with a stick (i.e. is missing her Hyman for a different reason. If she was hit ...

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