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First of all, from a strictly grammatical perspective, the use of this numeral is not particularly strange. While it also might not be particularly common, it does occur like this in other contexts as well. So, for example, שנים חדשים in 1 Kings 5:28, שנים כרֻבים in Exodus 25:18 and שתים נשים in 1 Kgs 3:16. If you want to see some grammars that mention this ...


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With candles, their's a large variety of customs, so this is only a partial answer. Until marriage, girls light one candle. http://m.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/1221742/jewish/Do-Young-Girls-Light-Shabbat-and-Holiday-Candles.htm This is from the lubavitcher Rebbe. Unfortunately, I can't find the exact source of the article, but I heard the ...


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There were thirteen men born mahul as listed in the Medrash Tehilim chapter nine. אדם הראשון. שת. חנוך. נח. שם. תרח. יעקב. יוסף. משה. שמואל. דוד. ישעיה. ירמיה.


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Loewian already cited Talmud Brachot that explains the source for citing it 3 times daily. However this Beurei Hatefilah article cites several commentaries that state that it really should be cited once daily. I don't want to occupy space here pasting an excerpt, as it's tangential to the O.P.'s question. Pnei Yehoshua on Brachot 4b says: Rabbi Eleazar ...


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As we see below from the OU the reason is that we do not have chazaras HaShatz (repetition of the Shmona Esrai) as part of Ma'ariv. As a result, there is no kedusha in the prayer. Thanks to @Lee for stating that this is based on the Maharsha. Ashrei It is evident that the Sages intended to link Ashrei with the reciting of Kedusha, because Kedusha ...



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