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Sorry no sources :-) The issue seems to be that the Rabbi is asking this person to do a chessed. Chessed does not overrule tefillah, so if it's not the person's makom kavua and not his nusach then the rabbi's request is irrelevant. However if it is a worthy cause to keep the other minyan going then the person has a zechus tefilla of being the 10th man (if ...


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Personally, I think they should just combine the two minyanim. Assuming that's not an option... Version One: The other minyan has a trend of having 9 men even after the rabbi makes a request. He would be the 9th man. Version Two: The rabbi says he most likely will get a 10th person, but is not completely certain. Version Three: Same as ...


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You may encounter opinions that recommend not doing that, based on kabbalistic sources: Pri Etz Hayyim - Sha'ar Ha-Amidah - Chapter 2 אין להתפלל תפלה שבלחש בקול רם, כי בלחש אנו מעמידין יעקב ורחל בנ"ה דז"א, ובחזרה אנו רוצין להעלותה יותר למעלה עד חו"ג, יעקב בחסד ורחל בגבורה. ודע, כי בהיותן בנצח הוד, ששם אחיזת הקליפות, לכן צריך התפלה בלחש, שלא ...



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