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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​כי הות אמינא מילתא הוה אקשי ליך עשרין וארבע קושייתא ונפריקנא להון עשרין וארבעה פרוקי וממילא רווחא שמעתא


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comment Is women saying Kaddish an issue of Kol Isha?
That gemara is explicitly about song ("זמרי"): women singing and men answering.
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comment Shave/Haircuts during the 3 weeks
I don't know what you mean by "otherwise".
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comment Source for Chuppa Poem
I'm told this is a Chassidic practice that was slowly adopted by mainstream Judaism as a whole
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comment Responses to Dr. Chaim S. Heifetz's timeline of Persian History
@msh210 It's about persian history and understanding the missing years which has plenty of applications to tanakh
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comment Responses to Dr. Chaim S. Heifetz's timeline of Persian History
@msh210 Rabbinic responses to a theory about how to understand Tanakh? What's the question?
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comment Why put Psalm 130 right before barchu?
I know he didn't add it to PdZ. The question is why didn't he. He certainly could have. You can add all the Tehillim you want to PdZ. See the Tur and DM beta.hebrewbooks.org/tursa.aspx?a=oc_x136 that Tehillim added for various Minhagim are included in the Bracha of Baruch SheAmar. Since he could have, why didn't he?
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comment What is the reason for adding extra verses to Psalm 145 to form “Ashrei”
beta.hebrewbooks.org/tursa.aspx?a=oc_x136
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comment Davening Twice by Mistake
Maariv may not be a Chovah, though, in the same way as Mincha.
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comment Why put Psalm 130 right before barchu?
@HaLeiVi No the added parts are after Baruch She'amar. We're talking Nusach Ashkenaz here. Also Tachanun is not just a Minhag. It's part of Tefillah and mentioned in the Gemara.
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comment Responses to Dr. Chaim S. Heifetz's timeline of Persian History
"the one that did" Literally. The only response you can find besides "science is stupid" is "R Schwab wrote about it and figured it out, I think".
Jul
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comment Responses to Dr. Chaim S. Heifetz's timeline of Persian History
I think there's a longer version of R Medan's critiqe somewhere. Essentially Cheifetz's work is highly speculative. Most other religious leaders don't ever mention this issue because it's awkward. Most people can understand how "science" and "Torah" have different opinions about creation, but to understand the depth of the contradiction here involves a little more background, so few rabbis ask and those that do generally are content with "science is stupid" as an answer.
Jul
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comment Responses to Dr. Chaim S. Heifetz's timeline of Persian History
herzog.ac.il/index.php/component/content/article/17-/702-
Jul
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comment Source for reciting all of T'hilim (Psalms)
@Alex Or the statement is metaphorical.
Jul
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comment What is the reason for adding extra verses to Psalm 145 to form “Ashrei”
The last verse is also an addition.
Jul
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comment Why put Psalm 130 right before barchu?
hebrewbooks.org/… is the original source (bottom of the first column). I don't see any explanation for the chosen location (not that I understand any of what is being said).
Jul
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comment Why put Psalm 130 right before barchu?
@NoachmiFrankfurt There could be. I don't see any reason to make such a distinction though, considering for example that the MB permits one to say Hallel during PdZ if one is late to Shul. And the extra stuff on Shabbat has not been around that much longer than the Ari. Pesukei Dizimra used to be just (some of) Tehillim 145-150. Everything else is already "extra" because someone liked it.
Jul
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comment Why put Psalm 130 right before barchu?
We add stuff to Pesukei Dizimra every Saturday morning so that shouldn't be a problem at all, especially bc this is Tehillim. Why is after Shmone Esrei too late? Why not during Tachanun? Is Avinu Malkeinu not part of prayer?
Jul
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comment Making a bracha on the fruit with kedushas shvi'is before another fruit
I don't think it's an answer as it doesn't discuss Brachot at all. Why should you do a Mitzva before doing a nothing? That seems obvious...
Jul
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comment Wrong price knowingly at checkout
very very similar judaism.stackexchange.com/q/8266/759
Jul
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comment Making a bracha on the fruit with kedushas shvi'is before another fruit
One is a Mitzva to eat one is not a Mitzva to eat. I don't know about Brachot, but you should definitely pick the Shevi'it one first.