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Nissan starts without Tachnun because it is the time when the Mishkan was inaugurated - that is the first 12 days. Then the 13th is the Isru Chag of those 12 days (The Tzemach Tzedek quoting the Maharil), and then there is no Tachnun on the 14th because the Korban Pesach was brought, and then Pesach. So there is no opportunity to say Tachanun until the ...


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According to the Rambam we should say tachanun on more days than me do today. I think the only days he disqualifies are Shabbat, Moadim, Rosh Chodesh, and one or two more.


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The Rav of our shul spoke about this when discussing our shul minhag of not saying tachanun until Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan. Note that this is our shul minhag as other shuls in the community start tachanun after Isru Chag (or maybe on Isru Chag, I am not sure). The first part of the month continues tachanun because of the inyan of teshuvah and din. After ...


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I'll attempt to answer both your question and what's in the recent comments: It was estimated that it took 5-7 days for travelers who made the pilgrimage (aliyah laregel) from the furthest places to return home. Thus, the week after the end of Succot is considered a semi holiday. Why is Tishrei different than Nissan when there is no Tachanun the whole ...


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From what i understand, it is for the same reason that there's no tachanun during Nisan. (See Tachnun in Nissan) There, once we aren't saying tachanun during most of the month (first because of the Nesiyim, then Pesach), we don't say for the rest. Here to, once we have skipped tachanun for most of the month, we don't say it for the rest of the month. First ...


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My wife heard a drasha from a chasidic source that may apply. The left side is considered din and the right side is considered Rachamim. By banging on the left side of the chest we are "suppressing" din and asking for rachamim. I checked the Art Scroll machzor, the Art Scroll daily (Hebrew only and with translation), and the Koren (Rabbi Sacks) daily ...



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