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Why say tachanun in mincha on 13 Iyar if you won't on 14 Iyar?

Usually one does not say tachanun at mincha before a day when tachanun is not said. The Artscroll siddur says to say tachanun on the 13th of Iyar, the day before Pesach Sheni (the 14th of Iyar), even ...
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Why didn't women complain about not being able to bring the Pesach?

During the first year in the desert, some men were tamei and complained that they couldn't bring the Pesach. This resulted in the mitzvah of Pesach Sheni. Men and women are equally obligated to ...
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Does the Haggadah include any reference to Pesach Sheini?

This is merely a curiosity question. Is there any reference to Pesach Sheini mentioned in the Haggadah either directly or by metaphor or "hint", perhaps in one of the "songs", esp. after Nirtzah?
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Why didn't those in charge of Josef's coffin purify themselves?

There is a three way argument what was the impurity of those who asked for a Pesach Sheni. Rabbi Yossi HaGalili said that they carried Josef's bones Rabbi Akiva said that they removed Nadav and ...
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Is there a problem with Ta'anit Baha"b coinciding with Pesach Sheni?

If the 1st day of Pesach were to occur on Sunday, I noticed that the fast of Baha"b (Some have a custom to fast on the 1st Monday, 1st Thursday and 2nd Monday following Rosh Hodesh Iyyar) would occur ...