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Daf Al Hadaf brings this question from Kovetz Bais Hillel He brings a few answers, two of them are below. Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach answers that when Jews went to Jerusalem for Succos they were still wearing summer clothing and were unprepared for rain. However when they went for Pesach they wore winter clothing and were able to travel even in the rain. ...


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Likutei Halevi - note #11 - in the name of Sefer Matamim is since there is a special Bracha of "Samcheinu" on Shabbos and Yom Tov by the Haftora where we request for the arrival of Mashiach there is no need to say ותגלה ותראה עלינו בזמן קרוב. He says that by a fast day even though there is this Bracha there is a need to increase Tefilos for the Geula.


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Maariv is originally a tefillat reshut (optional prayer), so if one couldn't, one didn't. Mincha and Shacharit were already obligatory which is why the chazzan's repetition was enacted for those who couldn't on their own. Presumably even if your argument were otherwise a justification of instituting a chazarat hashatz for optional services, the tircha ...


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The complete line in that meditation before putting on the tallit says, "May it be considered before You that I accomplished this mitzvah with all of its details (p'rateha) and exact instructions (dikdukeiha) and its proper intentions (kav'nateiha) and the 613 mitzvot that depend on it." Two of the words in that list are masculine (p'ratim and dikdukim), ...


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In most German Siddurim, one will not find Parashat haAkeidah within birchot hashachar. According to an exchange I had with Mori Doweedh Ya3aqob, it is also omitted in nusach Teiman. According to him, it is a kabbalistic insertion of relatively late origin, and should be omitted. In The Mesoras Harav machzor by Artscroll, there is a note relating that R' ...


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I assume he means places where one is allowed to interrupt anyway (i.e., not in the middle of a bracha, pesukei dzimra, birchat shma, shemoneh esrei, etc.) in which case his source is presumably e.g. the Mishna Brurah 65:9 or Yalkut Yosef (Tefillah vol 2, p. 462) where they rule that when the congregation is saying "Aleinu...", one should also say it along ...


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I haven't been able to locate a definitive source that authoritatively answers your question, so I hope that you'll be fine with what I infer from this source. The article, and the site is comprehensive, and I haven't found any other that delves into the history of tefilot as well. I will summarize some of the key points in the article. There is a ...


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I've heard that it is this way because Rabbi Shlomo Alkabetz composed it in his circle who was made up of the greatest Achronim. Rabbi Alkabetz was one of the members of the esteemed Safed circle of scholars and mystics, which included Rabbi Yosef Caro, Rabbi Moshe Cordovero and Rabbi Yitzchak Luria, the holy Ari. They accepted it and that caused all their ...



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