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You ask for sources to help decide one way or another which is important since this is not a clear-cut situation. The classical halachic case closest to this case that I can think of is the question of whether one can enter a shop to browse with no intention of buying (more precisely, knowing full well in advance one doesn't want to buy anything, e.g., to ...


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I would recommend Open Siddur. They have directions how to create your own siddur, as well as some already created siddurim, with full attribution info (allowing one to contact the original authors). E.g. There is a Nusach Ashkenaz siddur "Tefiloh Sefas Yisroel", dedicated to the memory of the Bad Homburg Jewish community, with the author's name and a ...


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After searching a while different sites I found exactly what I was looking for. There is a website called Halachipedia which has a Berachot section. In it there aren't only berachot, but halachot regarding those berachot.


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Yes there are many lists of most common brakhot on food and other occasions, e.g., Halachipedia on food and more broadly Chabad on food and other occasions OU on food God bless you :->


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Fraenkel, Avinoam (trans./comm.) Nefesh HaTzimtzum: Rabbi Cahim Volozhin’s Nefesh HaChaim with Translation and Commentary, two volumes (Jerusalem – New York: Urim Publications, 2015). This edition provides the complete Nefesh HaChaim in English and Hebrew, along with a wealth of supplementary material, including a “deeply Kabbalistic” tract by Rabbi ...


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This is a very good question and something that should be developed throughout ones life. Particularly in newer reprints of classics, they are heavily footnoted with both additional explanation and source notations. The books of Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan are a great example. A key to developing tools for exegesis is to learn the notes in addition to the text. ...


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This is a very interesting question which I looked up recently. The most comprehensive treatment I found is by R Doniel Neustadt, author of the Daily/Monthly Halacha books. This is found in the Ohr Olam Mishna Brura vol 3a p. 441. See there for detailed sources (or ask in the comments) R Neustadt doesn't formally rule on the topic but explains it as ...



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