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What name did the Kohen Gadol Say?

On Yom Kippur, the kohen gadol, during the day's service, said a particular name of Hashem. I had always thought that he said the 4 letter name, but in shul, the rabbi mentioned that it was the 42 ...
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Mareh Kohen Origin

This question was alluded to but ignored in Origin of Mareh Kohen tune. Who composed the piyut Mareh Cohen, and when was it written? (This will help me put the piyut in context, perhaps give an ...
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How did the High Priest get to the position between the two staves of the ark on Yom Kippur?

On Yom Kippur, in the first Temple, the High Priest placed the fire pan between the two staves of the Aron as it says in the Mishnah Yoma 5 (1) . The outer curtain was looped on the south side and ...
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Why did the Kohen Gadol have to do everything on Yom Kippur?

It's clear to me why he had to carry out the special Avodah of the day described in Parashat Acharei Mot. But why did he have to do everything else, such as the Tamid and the "ordinary" Musaf similar ...
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Why were the ox and the goat intertwined before taking them out to be burnt?

Why did the Kohen Godol intertwine the ox and the goat before taking them out to be burnt as it says in the Mishnah Yoma 6 (7) בָּא לוֹ אֵצֶל פָּר וְשָׂעִיר הַנִּשְׂרָפִין. קְרָעָן וְהוֹצִיא אֶת ...