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Rabbi Ribiat's "39 Melochos" that you mention is lucid, comprehensive, and well-sourced, yet is also broken down into very digestible bites, which is why it has become so popular in the English-speaking world. (We've often used it as a basis for table discussions.) He begins sections with more general basic background pieces before he gets into more detailed ...


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Sefaria.org has the complete Ramban on the Torah online for free in Hebrew, with a small minority of sections so far community-translated into English: Genesis Exodus Leviticus Numbers Deuteronomy They have a channel for submitting requests for translation of specific sections, and the requests are put on a queue for community translation.


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maybe this is what you're looking for: https://orajhaemet.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/1.pdf if you want, here is the complete text , i think there's a parasha missing , but the rest is complete: http://www.orajhaemeth.org/p/blog-page_25.html


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http://kiddushhachodesh.com/ has many videos decently done.


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My personal favorite to share at the Shabbos table is The Shabbos Kitchen by Rabbi Simcha Bunim Cohen and his entire Shabbos Halacha series. Each chapter generally begins with a overview of the principles involved followed by a sampling of practical applications. Each part is followed by a summary. I have used it at the Shabbos table and my family ...


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I think I know what book you're referring to as it's sitting on the bottom of my shelf at home, but offhand I couldn't remember what it was called. I did some googling to see if I could find the title, and came across some other options (as well as a different question on this site that might also answer your question). There is an English Artscroll book ...


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For years, my family used the English edition of Shmiras Shabbos K'Hilchasa. My father would read, and all members of the family listened. I haven't looked back on it recently, but I don't think it was very complicated or hard to understand; on the contrary, I think us kids usually understood what my father was reading. We even had an interesting "hashgacha ...


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Halichos of Shabbos from Rabbi Shimon D. Eider is a good choice. It has the added benefit of including many word of mouth halachos heard directly from HaRav Moshe Feinstein.


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I understand to what you are referring and know from my own experience how painful (and pinching) the edges of the titura can be. It distracts from kawannah and tefillah. The only requirement for square angles and corners in with regard to the bayith itself (whether of the shel yadh or the shel rosh), the shape of the stitching around the base, and the four ...


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livedaf.net has video and recordings. There are Pshat and elucidations separately.



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