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The prayers commemorating the sacrificial and incense offerings, recited before the main morning prayer, after it, and before the main afternoon prayer.

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Counting the Ketoret ingredients

Sephardim have a custom to count with the fingers on their right hand each of the 11 ingredients in the Ketoret when reciting the passage every day. Where does this idea come from? And what power does ...
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Why can't a Nazir finish his Nezirut by reciting Korbanot?

I came across an interesting article (Source for Reading Korbanot in place of actual sacrifice) that talks about how we fulfill the practice of korbanot nowadays by reading passages about korbanot. So,...
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Is reciting Tamid daily obligatory

According to Halacha, is the daily recitation of Tamid considered obligatory, or merely a strong minhag? If it is an obligatory recitation, are women also obligated to recite it or no?
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Why isn't Kiyor reading in Tehillas HaShem? Is it even necessary to recite Kiyor/Terumas hadeshen before Parshas tamid?

OK, so in the Tehillas HaShem siddur in the Korbanos section of Shacharis, there is only Terumas hadeshen before Parshas Tamid. Why is Kiyor not in the korbanos before Terumas hadeshen in that siddur? ...
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Why the difference in this opinion between Mishnah berurah and Aruch hashulchan?

With regard to reciting Korbanos in particular parshas Tamid, MB states that it should be recited with understanding of halachos of Tamid as a offering, Aruch hashulchan says its more recited as a ...
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Korbanot only at Beis Hamikdash ? Don't have to recite korbanot at mincha?

Since today we don't have the temple and it's said one who recites korbanot even parsha hatamid in paticular it's as if he brought a the korban tamid. Halacha also says that korbanot may not be ...
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Where was Carshina? (Borit Carshina)

I'm assuming that Carshina (as mentioned in Pitom HaKetores - פטום הקטורת) is a place, since the Ketores also mentions places like Cyprus, Sedom, Jordan. Any idea where Carshina is/was?
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Some questions on the Mizbeach(s) [closed]

In this week's Parsha, Pikudei, we read about the Mizbeach ha'Olah and Mizbeach for the Ketores. I have some thoughts and questions... Were there only ever two? Why is the Mizbeach ha'Olah called that ...
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Why is Aramaic "tlasah" used for wine in ketoret, where spices are counted in Hebrew "shlasha"?

In Talmud Keritot 6a, read in the siddur, it states, קילופה שלשה וקנמון תשעה בורית כרשינה תשעה קבין יין קפריסין סאין תלתא קבין תלתא Why is the Hebrew שלשה used for "three" (hin) in ...
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What Korbanot do people say before Mincha?

I want to try and say some Korbanot before Mincha, however, none of the siddurim I use provide it in the Mincha section. It starts with Ashrei. What do people commonly say? i.e, Kiyor, Terumat ...
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Is there a proper order of davening for one who learns before minyan?

For someone who learns before davening with a minyan, is it proper to say korbanot before learning? Or is it more proper to wait until after learning to say it with the minyanim. I am curious if there ...
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Stressed syllable of באה

Yesterday I was looking at the text of how the incense had been prepared. In my ArtScroll book it is written: בֹּרִית כַּרְשִׁינָה לָמָה הִיא בָֽאָה A bit later it says: אַחַת לְשִׁשִּׁים אוֹ ...
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Why don't we say Korban HaTamid twice a day?

In Shacharit, we say Korban HaTamid in the Korbanot section, as a way for us to "bring" the Tamid offering which we no longer can bring without the Beit HaMikdash. However, the Tamid was ...
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Why Cyprus Wine?

One of the ingredients in the Ketores is Cypress Wine - יין קפריסין. Although the Gemara (Kerisus 6a) notes that pungency is the reason for using the wine, why does the Almighty specifically want ...
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What is the Gemara referring to when it speaks about the davening portion of 'Korbanos'?

The Gemara in both Taanit (27b) and Megilla (31b) say that Avraham asked HaShem how the Jews would repent without a temple. HaShem answers that He already enacted a portion of korbanos to say and it ...
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Why does the text of Pitom Ketores tell me that one maneh was used per day plus 3 on Yom Kippur when the total weight was more than 368 maneh?

Please help with my understanding of the ketores. I must be making an elementary mistake. The recitation of the formulation of the incense here and in my siddur explains that שְׁלשׁ מֵאוֹת ...
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Why is an asham of greater holiness than a pesach offering? [duplicate]

The korbanot section in the daily siddur (Zevachim 5) describes the types of korbanot, where they were offered and the level of holiness of each type. Why are ashamot (guilt offerings) of greater ...
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Explain "En K-elo-heinu" for Nusach Ashkenaz in Israel

I hope that my memory regarding Nusach Ashkenaz as practiced in Israel is correct, here. For Nusach Ashkenaz, one of the main differences between Israel and the diaspora that I recall is including En ...
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Korbanos and Ketores: Only Biblical passages for the former

When we recite psukim in the morning that pertain to the korbanos and then, afterwards, to the burning of ketores, why do we limit ourselves to passages from the Torah when it comes to the former, but ...
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Sources from Tanach for Praying in Minyan

I’ve got a question about people praying together. Hence from were in the Tanach, from which verse(s) or context, did the idea or concept for group/communal/collective prayer developed from? Or is ...
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Why do we recite korbanos for Shabbos and Rosh Chodesh but not festivals before psukei dzimra in shacharis? [duplicate]

During our recitation of korbanos in shacharis we add pesukim from Torah pertaining to the Shabbos korbanos on Shabbos and the Rosh Chodesh korbanos on Rosh Chodesh. Why do we not also recite ...
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Why is the wording of the beraita consistently switched between shacharit and musaf?

There's a certain beraita (ת״ר פיטום הקטורת...‏) quoted in the gemara on כריתות ו.‏ which is recited both as part of the morning order of korbanot as well as after musaf. There are a few ...
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Why was it important that the smoke from the ketoret went up in a straight column?

According to the discussion by Chazal (mYoma 3:11, bYoma 38a) it would seem that there was a preference or benefit to the fact that the smoke from the burning of the ketoret (incense) in the Beit ...
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What is the minimum number of lines on a klaf?

I remember hearing once that sifrey Tanach had to have a required minimum number of lines when written on a klaf and that this requirement is often not followed by those writing "parshas ketores" and ...
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Yehi ratzon for the rebuilding of the Temple

It is a common Ashkenazi minhag to say a Yehi ratzon for the rebuilding of the Temple. The text is based on the words inserted between the two quotes of Yehuda ben Teima in Pirkei Avot 5:10: :יְהִי ...
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Reciting the 'Yehi Ratzons' in Eizehu Mekoman on Erev Yom Kippur

As part of the recitation of the mishnayot of eizehu mekoman during shacharit, some siddurim print a yehi ratzon prayer after each of mishnayot 3 - 7, asking that G-d consider our recitation of these ...
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Question of a formulaic irregularity in the korbanos reading of the morning service

In the korbanos reading of the morning service, they all begin with vayomer h' el moshe l'emor... except the ketores which skips l'emor, saying only vayomer h' el moshe kach lcha... why?
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What is the exact source of the "hadeq heteiv, heteiv hadeq" passage from Seder HaKorbanot in Shacharit?

Warning: extreme Talmud beginner here. In the Koren siddur, in the readings on korbanot before Shacharit (pp. 46–47 in the Hebrew/English siddur), there is the following passage: תַּנְיָא, רַבִּי ...
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Latest time for various parts of korbanot

During the week, I often say korbanot after davening, generally in the car driving to work (there's not enough time in the car on the way to shul, and this way I have an uninterrupted block of time). ...
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Why do nusach Ashkenaz shuls outside of Israel skip reciting the korbanot section of davening?

According to this article reciting parashat hatamid is considered a chiuv deoraita (biblical obligation) at least by Rabbeinu Yonah ( more than can be said about most other parts of davening). Yet in ...
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Why is the Pitum HaKetores said after Musaf?

The Tur (O.C. 132) quotes from Siddur Rav Amram that one should say the Parsha of Ketores every day after davening, and the Rama there writes that his custom is to do so only on Shabbos and Yom Tov. ...
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Why does the section תָּנוּ רַבָּנָן in the siddur contain two elements not apparently relating to sacrifices?

In the section of the siddur dealing with the sacrifices, after the parsha of the spice offering, there is a section from the gemoro (Kereisos 6a) that deals with the spice offering starting with the ...
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Is smell a spiritual sense?

I once learned that smell is not like the other senses of the body. That it is a sort-of holy sense. One of the reasons was that while the other senses are somewhat necessary for the body, smell is ...
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Saying Shema from Klaf

I've heard of saying parshat haketoret from a klaf. Does a similar practice exist for shema? If so, is it just Shema and V'haya (essentially a mezuzah) or the above and Parshat Tzitzit?
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Why does the order of temple services in our prayers follow the non-hallachic opinion?

Something that has bothered me for a long time, and I have not found a good explanation for, is why we recite the order of service in the temple following Abbaye in the name of Abba Shaul, despite the ...
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Mishnah Berura: Saying Korbanos

When the Mishnah Berura wants to explain why we say Korbanos every day he writes in 1:13: ופרשת הקרבנות, דאמרינן במנחות: "זאת תורת החטאת", כל העוסק בתורת חטאת כאילו הקריב חטאת.‏ and the ...
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Why don't we add in other korbanot on holidays?

In the shacharit davening, we say a section called "korbanot" and in it, we recount the incense offering and the different types of sacrifices made in including the tamid, continual offering. On ...
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Akeidah and Ketoret

The earliest siddur I own (London, 5569 [18808-09]) does not include Ketoret or Akeidah, despite purporting to follow the customs of the "German and Polish" communities [emphasis mine]. Since most of ...
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Why is Maimonides View of Korbanot not Consistent with Messianic Times

Maimonides theorized in his "Guide to the Perplexed" that Hashem did not favor korbanot (animal sacrifices), but allowed them due to the difficulty changing the nature of people. This is in the ...
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Why don't we say Ein KeLokeinu on Tisha BeAv?

Many have a custom not to say the Shir Shel Yom or Ein Kelokeinu on Tisha BeAv morning. Why not?
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"If you have time, say this"

I have seen in many siddurim, mainly in korbonos, the phrase "if you have time, add this parsha". How do you know if you have time? It seems obvious that if adding it would make you miss zman ...
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Why mention God, our god, for the chatas/asham and not for the ola/sh'lamim/toda?

Sidurim (such as Rav Yaakov Emden's, but also modern nusach S'farad ones like ArtScroll's and T'filas Kol Pe) include a short prayer after various of the paragraphs of "Ezehu m'koman" asking God to ...
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List of Kavanot for ANA BE-KHOACH

What are some of the things one should have in mind (kavanah) when saying Ana B'Khoach?
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Saying korbonos

Do you have to say korbonos? If so, why is it not said with the shaliach tzibbur?
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Repeating Seder HaKitores

Why do Nusahos Ari, Sefard, Edot HaMizrah, and Ashkenaz of Eretz Yisrael repeat the order of the kitores (incense offering) at the end of Shaharis every day and why does Nusah Ashkenaz of Hutz LaAretz ...
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