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Mishna B'rura 554:5 says one may not issue halachic rulings or hear a court case on 9 Av (when Torah study is forbidden) "because law is Torah". The same would seem to me to apply to practical-halacha books of te sort you mention, but, as always, consult your rabbi if this is a practical question for you.


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It means both learning and teaching. Sefer Hachinuch תיט. מצות תלמוד תורה. מצות עשה ללמד חכמת התורה וללמדה... 419. The commandment of Talmud Torah It's a positive commandment to learn the wisdom of Torah and teach it... Sefer Hamitzvos of the Rambam והמצוה הי"א היא שצונו ללמוד חכמת התורה וללמדה וזה הוא שנקרא תלמוד תורה והוא אמרו ושננתם ...


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I'm not sure if this is the original article you were reading, but he cites Ramba"m and Talmud Kiddushin (no pun, but "Talmud" here has a different definition). It seems that "Talmud" means "learning" and not "teaching". אין לך מצוה בכל המצות כולן שהיא שקולה כנגד תלמוד תורה אלא תלמוד תורה כנגד כל המצות כולן שהתלמוד מביא לידי מעשה, לפיכך התלמוד קודם ...


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Making the Torah a crown to magnify yourself with isn't refering to how other score you. If you share knowledge and help people with it, it just shows the appreciation of the other and the value of the answers that been given. It is about the opposite, that someone would put on a crown (give himself a status/might) based on his or her knowledge of Torah to ...


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My neighborhood has a number of yeshivot. I have read the brochures of 2 of them and have stopped at a third one a few yeasr ago, as my sone had been considering a semicha program. Some commonalities: Most of the Gemarah study seems to focus on one or more from this list: The 1st 3 Masechtot of Nezikin (The "Bavot"), Sanhedrin, sometimes Edyot or ...


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Achsanios Shel Torah - published in (5650) 1890 - by Rabbi Moshe Reinas says that in the year (5563) 1803 Rabbi Chaim Volozhin laid the cornerstone for Yeshivas Volozhin. This was opened due to Rabbi Chaim Volozhin perceiving the general state of learning Torah disintegrating. Originally it was supported by Rabbi Chaim Volozhin's personal wealth, however as ...


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As Zeev said: Rambam, Laws of Reading the Shema 4:8 ח כל הטמאים--חייבין בקריאת שמע, ומברכין לפניה ולאחריה והן בטומאתן, אף על פי שאפשר להן לעלות מטומאתן בו ביום, כגון הנוגעים בשרץ או בנידה וזבה ומשכבן וכיוצא בהן. ועזרא ובית דינו תיקנו שלא יקרא בעל קרי לבדו משאר הטמאים, עד שיטבול; ולא פשטה תקנה זו בכל ישראל, ולא היה כוח לרוב הציבור לעמוד בה--לפיכך בטלה. ...


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Basically yes. (Rambam, Kriat Shema, 4 8) Though, there is a lot more to add regarding this (see comments)


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Humans being for G-d is the greatest good. To understand to the best of your ability G-d and his wisdom, and by making everything you do be for the sake of heaven, you become a perfect human being. A perfect chair is the chair that best serves the needs your back and tuchas, and its entire existence is aimed at serving you. Anything about the chair that ...



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