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comment source for a story: man who went to milk a lion
hebrewbooks.org/pdfpager.aspx?req=14050&pgnum=376 -- Midrash Shocher Tov to Tehillim Chapter 39. R' Shlomo Buber discusses different versions of the story there as well
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comment source for a story: man who went to milk a lion
here it is brought in the orchot tzadikim: daat.ac.il/daat/mahshevt/orhot/25-2.htm
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comment source for a story: man who went to milk a lion
he.wikipedia.org/wiki/…
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revised From whence are the laws of Sukkot derived?
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comment Keeping a lulav green and moist
judaism.stackexchange.com/a/8044/603
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comment What book do these notes synopsize?
what nussach was the sidur?
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revised Which Tzemach Tzedek?
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comment Did Aaron's staff turned into a snake or a crocodile?
books.google.co.cr/…
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comment Did Aaron's staff turned into a snake or a crocodile?
meta.judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/2138/…
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comment Why is there no description of Olam Haba in the Torah?
related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/45280/…
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comment From whence are the laws of Sukkot derived?
Towards the beginning of his introduction to his commentary on the mishna, the Rambam explicitly uses the Halachot of a Sukkah as Halacha L'Moshe MiSinai. He says that it is obvious that explanations to "Dwell in a Sukkah for 7 days" were given, to explain what makes a kosher Sukkah
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comment Chabad Houses singing Yedid Nefesh before Kabalash Shabbos
My guess is that it started as a way to stall while waiting for a minyan to show up. It was an existing custom in the world, and it was already in the nusach (albeit for Mincha), so it was convenient.
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comment Learning History on Shabbos
Yossipun is probably not Josephus, but a hebrew compilation made much later: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/16403/…
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revised Is this chart of the mesorah of Torah available in English?
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