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Tefillin removal on chol hamoed - first day vs the other days

For those that wear tefillin on chol hamoed, there seems to be a widespread minhag to remove tefillin on the first day of chol hamoed before mussaf, yet on the other days, one does so earlier - before ...
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Looking for online Yerushalmi Trope trainer

Need a slow speed audio with large Hebrew font to learn to lead Shabbat Shacharit and The Musaf Amidah for Shabbat in the Yerushalmi trope.
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Why can we recite Tikanta shabbos in musaf shabbos amidah without reading Parshas Tamid?

If one doesn't recite Parshas hatamid before Shacharis on Shabbos for whatever reason, how is it still permissible to recite Musaf Shabbos Tikanta Shabbos which describes the musaf offering ? Without ...
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Is Musaf Shabbos ok to daven alone at home?

Is it allowed to daven musaf shabbos at home alone without tzibbur minyan ? Or should it only be davened alone or with minyan at Shul ? Where the korbanos should be offered publicly.
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What is the Din if one forgot Ya’aleh Veyavo in Tashlumin for Shacharis on Rosh Chodesh

If one forgot Ya’aleh Veyavo in Shacharis on Rosh Chodesh, and then when it came time for Minchah he remembered that he must repeat Shacharis for a different reason, (e.g. mentioning or omitting rain ...
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How can we ask in the מוסף of יום טוב שני של גליות the words ״את מוסף יום פלוני הזה״?

We know that biblically, yom tov is always one day at a time, but outside of Israel it’s two days Rabbinically. Now my question is: how can we ask on the last day of yom tov: ״את מוסף יום פלוני הזה ...
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Why do we repeat our intent in Musaf?

In the musaf for Shabbat we make the following plea about the future (loose translation mine): שֶׁתַּעֲלֵנוּ בְשמְחָה לְאַרְצֵנוּ. וְתִטָּעֵנוּ בִּגְבוּלֵנוּ וְשָׁם נַעֲשה לְפָנֶיךָ אֶת קָרְבְּנות ...
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Why no (full) Hallel on the second day of Pesach?

On the last 6 days of Pesach, according to the Gemara, we don't say (full) Hallel because the korban is the same for all 7 days. The second day of Pesach has a unique korban. So why don't we say ...
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Is Ulichaporas Pasha a new request or a continuation?

When we say Ulichaporas Pasha in musaf on a rosh chodesh that is a leap year, is that supposed to be read/understood as a continuation of the previous request or as a new request? (Relevant to how to ...
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Stand-alone musaf [duplicate]

Last rosh chodesh, due to a case of emergency, I had to conclude my morning prayer with Aleinu after having said Ashrei and Uva leTziyon. So instead of proceeding with the musaf, I had to recuperate ...
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Shmini Atzeres; praying without minyan; when to daven Musaf; alternative strategy?

Kitzur Shulchan Oruch 19 directs During the winter we add mashiv haruach (Causer of the wind to blow) umorid hageshem (and the rain to fall) to the second berachah of Shemoneh Esrei. We begin (this ...
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Musaf korban for second day Sukkos outside Israel

In our observance of second day Yom Tov when we continue the minhag of our forefathers even though we now have a fixed calendar and know very well which day it is. Gem Beitzah 4b. The result is that ...
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Musaf verses for Rosh Chodesh on Rosh Hashanah

When Ashkenazim daven a Musaf Shemoneh Esrei, they read pesukim from Parshat Pinchas, related to event of the day. For example, if it is Shabbat, they read in the Musaf Amidah the pesukim from ...
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Is it necessary to include Seder HaAvodah in the Musaf Repetition on Yom Kippur?

As far as I understand, piyyutim (poetic additions to/replacements for certain brachot in public prayer) are optional/only a minhag, and that omitting all of them wouldn't be a problem. On the other ...
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Why recite the Psalms verses out of order?

The Talmud (RH 32b) lists the three Torah verses suitable for mention in the Kingship section of Rosh Hashana's Musaf as Num 23:21, Deu 33:5 and Exo 15:18. The Tur (OC 591) among others quotes R' Hai ...
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Musaf for Rosh Hodesh Shabbat

Something that has puzzled me for decades, and I'm reminded of it during holidays and rosh hodesh-shabbat: Why (except for the first line) is the beginning rubric for the mussaf's "sanctification of ...
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Significance of mussaf korbanos

Is there a general overview and explanation available anywhere (Chazal, rishonim, achronim, contemporary) about how the system of mussaf korbanos are built? I mean, the significance and meaning ...
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How many tamids on Rosh Hashana? [duplicate]

In the musaf prayer on Rosh Hashana, we list the musaf offerings that they used to bring in the Temple in Jerusalem (and that we hope to bring again soon), special for Rosh Hashana. The text then ...
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What had Hashem promised to Noach?

In the musaf of Rosh Hashana, in the Zichronot section, we say וְגַם אֶת נֹֽחַ בְּאַהֲבָה זָכַֽרְתָּ. וַתִּפְקְדֵֽהוּ בִּדְבַר יְשׁוּעָה וְרַחֲמִים בַּהֲבִיאֲךָ אֶת מֵי הַמַּבּוּל לְשַׁחֵת כָּל ...
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Halachic differences in the Yom Kippur avodah between piyutim

There are various piyutim said by different communities to describe the avodah on Yom Kippur. Are there halachic differences between any of these piyutim? For example, do they pasken like different ...
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Do we, today, cause the Churban?

When, in musaf for Shabbat Rosh Chodesh, we recall the destruction of the Beit Hamikdash, the text indicates not just that our forefathers were responsible for sinning that caused the destruction, or ...
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Do any poskim exempt 13-20-year-olds from Mussaf?

In Artscroll’s edition of Sefer HaChinuch (vol. 2, p. 303), they quote a discussion regarding whether women are exempt from davening Mussaf: If women are obligated as men are in all the communal ...
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Hazores hashatz for musaf, tenth left before and returns after - sources

Can we have hazaores hashatz for Musaf, if the tenth left the room before Musaf began, and then returns at the end? In shacharis, the rational for this is based on there being someone who has not ...
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"U'l'Kaparat Pesha" said during a leap year

During yesterday's Ben Hashmashot shiur, our Rav read a section from Otzar Hadinim (Eisenstein) (B"N, I'll insert the excerpt later, when I have access, or perhaps someone can edit it in.) that ...
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The tamid as well as the tamid in Rosh Hashana Musaf?

In the musaf amida of Rosh Hashana, at least in Nusach Ashkenaz, the list of the day's offerings concludes with the following two lines. ומנחתם ונסכיהם כמדבר שלשה עשרנים לפר ושני עשרנים לאיל ועשרון ...
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Different groupings for the Shofar soundings

I've seen several arrangements for the 100 shofar blasts done on Rosh Hashanna Both Nusach Ashkenaz and Sefard agree on doing 30 before Musaph Nusach Ashkenaz: 3 groups of 10 each during the Amidah ...
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Why is the whole Yom Kippur avodah said at Musaf?

Yom Kippur Musaf includes a piyut describing the avodah that the Kohen Gadol does on that day. Why is the whole thing said at Musaf? Wouldn't it make sense to say the part about the history of the ...
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Different spellings of 1st word in middle of Shabbat Musaph

This past Shabbat, someone in my shul showed me a difference in spelling of the first word in the middle prayer of Shabbat Musaph. Most Nusach Ashkenaz and Sephard spell it as תכנת שבת (Loose ...
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Musaf Amida for Rosh Chodesh

The Mishna in Rosh Hashono 4 (4) says that originally in the Beis Hamikdosh, evidence of the new moon (of Tishrei) was accepted all the day of the 30th of Elul (which was made holy as a Yom Tov). On ...
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How do we explain the order of requests in the Musaf Amida for Rosh Chodesh?

The requests in the Musaf Amida for Rosh Chodesh are stated in order after the words:חַדֵּשׁ עָלֵינוּ אֶת הַחדֶשׁ הַזֶּה לְטובָה וְלִבְרָכָה ששון וּלְשמְחָה. לִישׁוּעָה וּלְנֶחָמָה. לְפַרְנָסָה ...
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A person Below 20 as shliach tzibbur for tefillat Musaf

Is there any law that a person below the age of 20 cannot lead the congregation at tefillat Musaf? I heard someone (Not a Rabbi but a self-learner) doing a shiur, that since the half shekel at the ...
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Location of kaddish titkabel during shacharit

Why is the kaddish titkabel after shacharit on a regular weekday (or indeed any day without musaf e.g. Chanukah), deferred until after (keriat hatorah) ashrei and uva letzion? One may have expected ...
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Davening Mussaf at home

I seem to remember that when a person davens at home, (I remember it in connection with Yom Kipur, but maybe it's always), s/he should ensure to only start with mussaf once the kehilla has started. I ...
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Origin of saying Adon Olam or Yigdal at end of prayers

In many Nusach Ashkenaz shuls, there is a minhag to say either Adon Olam or Yigdal at the end of Shabbat / Yom Tov Ma'ariv and many say Adon Olam at the end of Musaph. What's the reason / origin of ...
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What is the difference between Hashlucha and Shenishtalcha?

In the musafs for Shabbat-Rosh Chodesh and the Yomim Tovim we bemoan our inability to offer the sacrifices because of the destruction of the temple. (That we do so only on the Rosh Chodesh which falls ...
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Why are there piyyutim for the beginning of first day Rosh Hashanah musaf, but not for the second day (in Nusach Ashkenaz)?

On the first day of Rosh Hashanah at musaf, Ashkenazim recite piyyutim as part of the first three berachot of the amidah, composed by R. Elazar HaKalir. On the second day, no such piyyutim are recited ...
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How best to pray shaḥarit and musaf separately

Say that you are unable to pray with a minyan, and it is a day on which musaf is said. You plan on praying everything up to and including shaḥarit in one go, and then pray musaf later (since musaf ...
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Why do we Daven Yom tov Musaf on Shabbat Chol Hamoed and do Yom Tov Leining?

Why do we Daven Yom tov Musaf on Shabbat Chol Hamoed and do Yom Tov Leining? Based on תדיר ושאינו תדיר I would have thought we say regular Shabbat Mussaf with insertions for Yom Tov and Similarly ...
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What does kaparat pesha' have to do with leap years and Adar II? [duplicate]

In Jewish leap years we add the words ולכפרת פשע and atonement for transgressions to a list of things we ask Hashem for in the coming month during the tefilah of musaf on Rosh Chodesh. We do this ...
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Why do we add ותערב and why only in Musaf?

On Yom Tov (usually during the repetition of the Amida in Musaf) the Kohanim ascend to bless the people. In preparation, the congregation (and Kohanim and the chazzan) say a paragraph after R'tzei ...
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Why no double vav in the acrostic?

In Musaf of Yom Kippur, we say a prayer (page 574 in the Artscroll Machzor) which begins “umerov avoneinu ein lanu:” and then it goes through a double acrostic of things we no longer have, beginning ...
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Are we praying or vowing to bring karbanos in musaf of shabas?

In t'filas musaf of shabas are we praying for Hashem to want us to bring the karbanos, or making an offer to bring them? Two possible readings of this section are of the form "may it be your will,...
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Order of davening Mussaf when Shacharis was missed

I'm assuming that Mussaf and Shaharis are not me'akev each other - missing one doesn't prevent you from davening the other, provided it's still during the appropriate time range. Under that ...
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Davening musaf alone on Rosh Chodesh

Normally on Rosh Chodesh, people in most shuls I've seen take off their tefillin after kaddish, but don't wrap them. This is also what Artscroll nusach Ashkenaz says. What about if you daven alone ...
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Saying the pesukim of the musaf instead of the correct nusach

In the musaf shemoneh esrei on Rosh Chodesh, Yom Tov, or Chol Hamoed, if you accidentally continue with the pesukim from Pinchas instead of saying ומנחתם ונסכיהם כמדובר, should you go back: if you ...
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Why is "An'im Zemirot" called "Shir Hakavod"?

In most Siddurim (Nusach Ashkenaz and Sefard) the hymn that starts with the words "An'im Zemirot" is denoted in the Siddur as "Shir Hakavod" - sometimes translated in English in the Siddur (such as ...
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When and why did the custom to have young children end Musaph Shabbat davening begin?

In most shuls that I have attended (mainly Nusach Ashkenaz), young children (below Bar Mitzvah age, usually) finish the Shabbat davening at the end of Musaph. I.e., they sing from En K'elokeinu ...
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"Chaparat Pesha" just through Adar II

We know that the phrase ולכפרת פשע is added to the Musaf Amidah of Rosh Chodesh during a leap year. However, in most minyanim I've davened in, the custom seems to be that one only adds it from ...
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Can personal requests be made during the mussaf of rosh hodesh or chol hamoed?

On a holiday it is forbidden to make a personal request. Does this same prohibition apply to the mussaf of rosh hodesh and hol hamoed when all the regular shemonah esrei bakashot are left out?
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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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