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Mei Menuchos, by Rabbi Nachman Kahana, is a clear and systematic explanation of Tosfos (in Hebrew), and is available free online for several mesechtos: http://nachmankahana.com/mei-menuchos/
The Daf Yomi Advancement Forum - dafyomi.co.il - has an English point-by-point translation of every Tosfos in the Maseches, in its entirety. They cover the entire Shas until the end of Avoda Zara - and I'm sure they are working on the last few Mesachtot. Each Tosfos starts with a summary, and then each phrase is brought in the original and then explained ...
There is a set of Shaarei Tosafos which explains each Tosafos, in Hebrew, really well.
Mesivta is a running Hebrew commentary with footnotes which includes a full explanation of Rashi Tosfos and the major issues and how the Rishonim and Achronim deal with it It has about 120 volumes covering all of Shas. You can view some of its features here http://www.oz-vehadar.com/en/department/16/editions-of-the-metivta
Artscroll has many but not all tosfos explained in footnotes.
The doubling of words and expressions like this is a type of idiomatic expression in Hebrew. It usually means that something is applied to each item or individual of a listed series. In the case you are bringing, it is applied to the Princes of the tribes. By doubling this expression, it means that one Prince from the series will bring an offering for each ...
Partial answer: Rashi on Numbers 8:16: נתנים נתנים. נתונים למשא נתונים לשיר They are given for carrying the vessels of the Mishkan, and they are given (dedicated / reserved) for singing.
From the entry "Ashkenazi Talmudic Intonation" in the Encyclopedia of Hebrew Language and Linguistics: Uriel Weinreich suggested that there might be a connection between Talmudic chant and Yiddish intonation. He suggested three speech patterns that might be derived from Talmudic chant: (1) a kal ve-khoymer or a fortiori construction, (2) a “dramatic pair ...
A Tzadik a Nosi b'Yisroel who knows down here what these generations needs are, and he knows the highways of heaven, establishes a study - Hashave lechol nefesh- that everyone at whatever level they are, can, and should learn, (in addition to regular shiurim) it becomes somewhat a minhag yisrael, at least to the people who heed his call. In addition, it ...
I would like to address both Chitas and outreach: Chitas: To study the Parsha daily 1 aliya per day -with Rashi was what many Gedolim did, Tehillim, was something we did whenever hardships were upon us. Tanya was studied daily by Chabad Chassidim. Came the 6th Lubavitcher Rebbe and based on a lashon of the Tzemach Tzedek 3rd Rebbe that said - "Vayehi ...
Likutei Amarim (Tanya) Chapter 25 אלא שלמטה הוא תחת הזמן ובאותה שעה לבדה שעוסק בה בתור' או במצוה כי אח"כ אם עוסק בדבר אחר נפרד מהיחוד העליון למטה. והיינו כשעוסק בדברים בטלים לגמרי שאין בהם צורך כלל לעבודת ה' ואעפ"כ כשחוזר ושב לעבודת ה' אח"כ לתורה ולתפלה ומבקש מחילה מה' על שהיה אפשר לו לעסוק אז בתורה ולא עסק ה' יסלח לו כמארז"ל עבר על מצות עשה ושב לא זז ...
There are a number of different circumstances that would occur that would allow someone to use a sefer in shul without explicitly asking permission. The question however, seems to imply that someone has taken the sefer from the shul without first asking permission. Thus, using a sefer (that belongs to someone) in the shul is different than taking a sefer ...
My and most practices that I have seen tend to alternate based on "sugya" (discussion topic). That's one method. Another common method I have seen is that one reads the Gemarah while another reads Rash"i or some other commentary. The above assumes, of course, that both students are (close to) equally competent in all these parts. In such cases, they may ...
I myself do, and have seen commonly, switching off at different times throughout one study session.
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