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Can one practice saying Kaddish by oneself, for educational purposes? [duplicate]

If someone wants to get better at saying one of the Kaddishes (Kaddish d'Rabbanan, Kaddish Yatom [Mourners], etc.), is it permissible to say the Kaddish out loud by oneself? Kaddish is classified as ...
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When is there Kaddish after a shiur?

When do you say Kaddish Derabanan after a shiur? What are the requirements for this Kaddish?
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Kaddish Without Minyan

Can you ever say Kaddish without a Minyan?
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Need minyan to answer Kaddish?

While you can't say Kaddish without 10 men present, it's possible that not all of the other men will make the appropriate responses (whether oblivious, ignorant or apathetic). Another case would be ...
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Answering Amen to kaddish for a dog

I once attended a synagogue regularly where a particular congregant was infatuated with his dog. Upon the passing of the dog the congregant began to say kaddish. He was unclear of his reasons for ...
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What is the meaning of Davar Shebakedusha?

How does something become a Davar Shebakedusha? What is the criteria? This question was inspired by the discussion over here. People half-standing for אלקינו in zimun
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Can a Chazzan say the Mourner's Kaddish despite not being a mourner?

If someone needs to say Kaddish for a parent but is intimidated to be the only one in shul saying it, is it permissible for the Chazzan to say the Mourner's Kaddish and the Rabbi's Kaddish at the same ...
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Can a minyan of children under Bar Mitzvah say Kaddish and Kedusha?

If a minyan of children (no adults) are praying, can they recite Kaddish and Kedusha? At first glance, each child "pretends" to be an adult (well, any praying they do is in preparation of adulthood), ...
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Is it permissble to practice parts of davening that require a minyan to be recited?

Generally, an individual may not recite certain sections of the prayer service that are considered "holy" such as Kaddish, barchu, kedusha, chazaras hashatz unless he is part of a minyan. Would one ...
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Answering Kaddish without a minyan

When the ba'al tefilah mistakenly believes there to be a valid minyan while you know there isn't (counting someone who is not yet converted or underage, for instance) and they have already started ...
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How many times do women say Kaddish in shul?

If only a woman in the shul is saying Kaddish, does she say it once or every time that the siddur says Kaddish yasom (the Kaddish for mourners)? From this answer, I see that it is permitted for her ...
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Should you answer Kadish s'fayka?

If someone is making a minyan which you beleive doesn't have the required ten people, he says that guy will answer but you see that he most likely will not, and all together you highly doubt whether ...
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Kaddish not being said correctly

Should one respond to a Kaddish that a mourner is not pronouncing the words properly? I don’t know if this question has been asked before, but I found something similar - Is there such a thing as a ...