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According to R. Amnon Bazak, there is no source, and it in fact goes against tradition. Although the custom to recite "Parshat ha-Man" appears in the first siman of Shulchan Aruch, there it is a practice for every day, "in order that one should believe that his food comes with divine providence." This practice was not widely accepted. Some poskim quote a ...


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It's the first word of Genesis 2:1. Genesis 2:1–3 is recited a few times a week in the liturgy, perhaps most notably toward the end of the evening synagogue services on Friday nights: many congregations recite the passage aloud and in unison on that occasion. If you saw a reference to "Va'yechulu", it likely meant that passage and may well have meant ...


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Rabbi Eliyahu Munk, in his book עולם התפילות, gives several reasons for this (which we say every day, not only on Shabbat): This is the end of the teffilah, after we already reached the hights during Shma Yisrael and Amida, and we are slowly descending and equipping ourselves towards our day. Therefore we need the explanation of the targum for example that ...


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It is based on the difference between a tefillah and a bracha. The difference is that one can be yotzi when someone recites a bracha (as with hamotzi) but must recite a tefila personally (as with shmona esrai) unless with a minyan and in extraordinary circumstances (which is the basis of chazaras Hashatz) We see at Kollel Shaarei Horaah HaRav Shmuel ...


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In the Shulchan Aruch's formulation of this halacha (O.C. 90:18), he speaks of a בית מדרש קבוע, a fixed beis medrash. Nothing about your learning there or any personal connection to it. However, the Rema (ibid) adds in the one word לו, to him, in his formulation - a beis medrash that is fixed to him. This implies that it is your set beis medrash that you ...


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I think you are asking about three separate issues Until what age can one see one's daughter nude? Can one pray in front of naked child? Can one pray near a toilet/potty? You are welcome to edit your question if somehow you wanted to ask for different things. Briefly, 1. Until what age can one see one's daughter nude? I don't believe there is an issue ...


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The Rosh in Berachos ch. 4 siman 2 writes .וי"ל דנהי שהיא רשות אין לבטלה אם לא מפני צורך שעה כגון מפני מצוה עוברת ושרי המייניה דלא מטרחינן ליה בפ"ק דשבת דף ט: וכן עלה על מטתו בירושלמי דאין מטריחין אותו לירד Granted that [maariv] is optional, [nonetheless] one may not omit it without a timely reason, such as a time-sensitive mitzvah, or [the case of] ...


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I would recommend Open Siddur. They have directions how to create your own siddur, as well as some already created siddurim, with full attribution info (allowing one to contact the original authors). E.g. There is a Nusach Ashkenaz siddur "Tefiloh Sefas Yisroel", dedicated to the memory of the Bad Homburg Jewish community, with the author's name and a ...


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You're looking for the Rama in ShA OC 111:1 who quotes such an opinion, but isn't so excited about it. CYLOR as final rulings differ.


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When reciting prayers, beyond saying the words clearly, one should maintain focus on the words he is saying. Different people have different preferences about this. For some, it is hard to maintain concentration for a long period of time so they prefer to say the words somewhat faster. For others, it is easier to concentrate if they slow down and take a lot ...



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