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Actually there are others who were concerned over the issue, which, as SethJ notes above, is referred to as notef al hakanaf, meaning it should hang down along the side, not from the bottom. The Chazon Ish held that you should tie the first knot really snug so that it bunches up the fabric, and that way the tzitzit won't budge. You see a lot of avreichim ...
As brought here, the two opinions are the Mechaber and the Ramo. The Mechaber holds that the proper time to morn the students of Rabbi Akiva is when it happened, whereas the Ramo holds that it should be on the days that Tachnurn is not said. The Arizal holds that the issue on Sefira is that they are days of judgement, which is why the students died then, so ...
Daf Yomi is not emphasized or stressed enough in Chabad circles, but I do not believe it is discouraged either. The question could be turned around -- Why don't mainstream (non-Chabad) study Rambam daily?
Never heard of such a minhag and according to chabad.org we read ruth on shavuos. http://m.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/2158/jewish/The-Book-of-Ruth.htm
Menachos 36b - Rabbi Yosi & Rabbi Akiva say that it is forbidden to put on Tefilin on Shabbos. The reason according to Rabbi Akiva is that Shabbos is instead the sign of Tefilin. Please see here regarding the need of having two signs every day of our Jewishness. The two signs are Bris & Tefilin. On Shabbos since Shabbos is a sign, Tefilin is not ...
In today's society, Sephardic Jews do not necessarily dress in a particular style of clothing, rather they will wear attire in accordance to any orthodox dress code. My experience in attending Nefesh Bondi (integrated both Sephardic and Ashkenazi) & Sephardic synagogue was unusual to standardised Sephardic clothing. The Chazzan wore a black suit and Hat, ...
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