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comment What is the reason that the Torah uses a ן (final “Nun”) at the end of 2nd person plural verbs?
@DanF - I did a quick Google search. This looks promising: archive.org/details/GeseniusHebrewGrammarPdf
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comment What is the reason that the Torah uses a ן (final “Nun”) at the end of 2nd person plural verbs?
@DanF - On the contrary, the second of those texts (Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar - aka "GKC") is extremely thorough. I've now provided fuller references, and added a third one for good measure. The first two are more comprehensive, but the third is more readable. Afraid I don't have any links, but if any of them are available online it would most likely be the second. (Which is not to say that it is, mind you).
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revised What is the reason that the Torah uses a ן (final “Nun”) at the end of 2nd person plural verbs?
Provided fuller referencing, and added a third source
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answered What is the reason that the Torah uses a ן (final “Nun”) at the end of 2nd person plural verbs?
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answered How was the Volozhin Yeshiva special?
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comment Yeshivas of Modern Times
Firstly, everybody who studied in Volozhin had already spent thirteen-or-so years in heder, at a minimum, had already covered the gemara and certainly the Torah. Secondly, it was a feature of the Netziv's approach to learning that during his tenure, students also studied halakha. Thirdly, so far as only focusing on gemara in yeshiva is concerned, you mentioned both Telz and Slabodka. They were both mussar yeshivas. Have a look at Gil Perl's biography of the Netziv, and Shaul Stampfer's study of Lithuanian yeshivas.
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comment What is “piggul”? A question on the Bartenura
Thankyou! That's a little embarrassing, since I actually thought that I'd checked the Tosafot Yom Tov, and I evidentally didn't look hard enough! Now that I do, I see that the Ahavat Eytan and Tiferet Yisrael comment on this too. The latter, incidentally, thinks that חוץ למקומו is a type of piggul. That still doesn't answer why it should be included here if it doesn't cause karet, but I'll see what the Ahavat Eytan has to say. In the meantime, I think your suggestion about a copyist's error makes good sense!
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accepted What is “piggul”? A question on the Bartenura
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comment Reform Judaism as an avenue for Ethical Monotheism for gentiles
You might not need a source for the claim that Orthodoxy considers the Reform movement to be invalid, but that "Halakha" also considers it invalid?? Where does "Halakha" comment on the validity of the Reform movement? For that, you need a source.
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asked What is “piggul”? A question on the Bartenura
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accepted When is a Person Obligated to Lead the Davening?
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answered Achieving greatness through torah study
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comment Achieving greatness through torah study
Why the downvotes??
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comment Was Delilah Micahs mother
@Danno - That's a lot of excellent information that you just shared - you should put it in answer!
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asked When is a Person Obligated to Lead the Davening?
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asked Was the Mishkan Built on Shabbat?
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