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Aug
6
accepted When there is no Levi, why do we call up the SAME Kohen “bimkom Levi” - “in place of a Levi.”
Aug
6
asked When there is no Levi, why do we call up the SAME Kohen “bimkom Levi” - “in place of a Levi.”
Aug
3
comment Why do siddurim and Shulchan Oruch OC start with Shacharis?
@ba Well found - thank you!!
Aug
2
awarded  Excavator
Aug
2
comment Adding to Torah and connection to Hashem
I have edited to clarify what I think is your meaning.
Aug
2
revised Adding to Torah and connection to Hashem
punctuated
Aug
1
comment Why are different kaddishes said by different people?
@Daniel I've added something on the Rabbi's kaddish.
Aug
1
revised Why are different kaddishes said by different people?
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Aug
1
answered Why are different kaddishes said by different people?
Aug
1
comment If one says “Kiddush Levana” alone, does one say “Sholom Aleichem”?
@DoubleAA I do not see a reason. So I shall vote to close it. (I did look for a duplicate but didn;t find this.)
Jul
31
asked On Yom Kippur, why did Chachomim not want the people to know if the red thread had not turned white?
Jul
31
asked If one says “Kiddush Levana” alone, does one say “Sholom Aleichem”?
Jul
27
comment Challah Loaves on Shabbat have a minimum size?
@DoubleAA From what I could see the Petach Dvir that you quoted is concerned with joining two “half breads” when he does not have a whole loaf. I suggest the reference is to here where he says that it is poshut that you cannot use bread less than a kezayit because (my translation) it is “not bread as far as the brocho of hamotzi is concerned and as far as doing your duty of eating matzo on Pesach”. (!) I haven’t been able to decipher the rest now.
Jul
27
revised Challah Loaves on Shabbat have a minimum size?
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Jul
26
answered Challah Loaves on Shabbat have a minimum size?
Jul
24
comment If you have problems fasting, what should you do on Tishá BeAv?
I have found my fasting much improved by weaning myself off caffeine at least a week before the fast.
Jul
24
revised Is a Kohen required to marry a virgin?
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Jul
23
comment Having dessert “in mind”
very related: judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/2683/…
Jul
23
comment Having dessert “in mind”
MB quoted says "even if the fruit was in front of him when he made "hamotzi"!
Jul
23
revised Having dessert “in mind”
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