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What is the best modern day, Hebrew kitzur sefer for learning hilchos succah?

I am looking for something in the style of ספר ארחות שבת. That is, something that has short introductions to each subsection in which the author will explain the relevant background from the gemaras ...
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Looking for: davening jacket [closed]

Looking for a product recommendation: I want to buy a blazer or two (solid color, nothing too fancy) to buy for davening. I have checked certain stores and seems to be over $100. Looking for something ...
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Jewish historical novels

Do you know any Jewish historical novels that center around the lives and times of the rabbis of the Talmud? I know As a Driven Leaf but very few others.
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Looking for a chassidic Torah commentary on the level of Pshat

I'm looking for a chassidic Torah commentary on the level of pshat or a chassidic commentary easy to read?
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What is good mussar one should learn daily?

The MB (1:12) writes: " וצריך האדם לקבוע לו עת ללמוד ספרי מוסר בכל יום ויום, אם מעט ואם הרבה, כי הגדול מחבירו יצרו גדול הימנו." Translation: one should learn mussar each and every day. ...
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Where can I find a relatively inexpensive set of Talmud Bavli?

Product recommendation: looking to buy a small, inexpensive set of Shas (with Gemara) to use on the way to work, on a walk, etc. I would love for the set to be individual gemara's, not just six ...
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Gemara with Rashi in “regular” script [duplicate]

I am overseeing the creation of a beis medrash program for high schoolers with zero exposure to traditional texts, and am looking for editions of the gemara--with the standard vilna layout--but have ...
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With what Halachic work should an Ashkenaz start his learning?

If an Ashkenaz Jew wanted to start diving into the learning halacha are there any sources on which halachic work might be recommended to him to start with?
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Do commercially produced barley matzos exist?

From what I understand, there are commercially produced matzos made from wheat (including spelt) and rye and oats. For some reason, I cannot find commercially produced barley matzos. Do they exist? If ...
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Where are resources about counting Omer Year round?

My rabbi mentioned there's a custom to count the omer year round. The idea is to travel through all the sefirot for 7 sets of 50 days. I'm looking for shiurim, texts, etc. that teach on this practice. ...
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Further Lomdus/Research on Horayos

Does anyone recommend brisker-style seforim specific to Horayos or Eduyos? Additionally, are there and modern research style discussions on judicial error in Horayos available?
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Any experience with Oz V'Hadar Mishna Berura Hamevuar Set? [duplicate]

This is the set in question. Does it serve the purpose of being an all in one sefer to see other Poskim other than what's inside a Mishna Berura? How would it compare to the Dirshu? How about when ...
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Lomdus Seforim Organized Along Sugyot

What are essential seforim (by masechet) that are organized by sugya; preferably ones that give a basic overview of the lomdus involved.
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Academic Resources for Torah & Talmud Study [closed]

I am looking for specific online resources or fundamental books and guides (online or in print) that are practical and helpful tools for a more 'academic' approach to the study of Tanakh and Talmud. ...
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“Rambam In Context” Sefer

Is anyone aware of a Sefer which traces the psokim of the Rambam to their source in the Gemoro together with providing the necessary background and other varying halachic opinions? In other words a ...
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Rabbi Avraham Ben Harambam Commentary on the Torah

According to Wikipedia, Rabbi Avraham Ben Harambam wrote a commentary on the Torah. Is there anywhere I can find a copy of this online?
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Learning How to Lein, Chabad-style

I have trouble picking up tunes, and therefore I have never been able to catch how to lein. I have listened to a few Torah reading tutorial tapes, listened to the Chabad cantillation tune many time, ...
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Sefer השולחן הטהור translated into Hebrew or English please?

Is there a translation from the Yiddish to Hebrew or English of the 19-page Sefer השולחן הטהור by אברהם דוד ליפשיץ?
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What is the most comprehensive Gemara available today?

In terms of the number of Rishonim and Acharonim printed, along with the Rif and additional modern clarifying mevuarot, what is the most comprehensive גמרא available today? I'm referring to those with ...
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Seder Tannaim v’Amoraim in English?

Is there an English translation of Seder Tannaim v’Amoraim? If so, where may I purchase or read it online?
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Pri Yitzchak for sale?

Does anyone know if they reprinted the sefer Pri Yitzchak by Rav Yitzchak Blazer / Peterburger? Here is a video biography: https://outorah.org/p/78974/. Do any stores sell it? Thanks so much in ...
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Divrei Talmud (Rav Avrohom Eliyahu ben Avrohom Eliyahu Kaplan)

I read (in the book of collected writings of Rav Avrohom Eliyahu ben Avrohom Eliyahu Kaplan entitled B'ikvos Hayirah) that an additional publication was underway at the time of publication (~1960) to ...
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Sefer Daas Mordechai (Pegrimansky)

I read (in the biography of Rabbi Mordechai Pegrimansky; The English translation is titled: The man who never slept) that a supplemental publication called Sefer Daas Mordechai was underway at the ...
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Pets in Halacha

Are there any good books in English that address the basics of keeping pets in Halacha? Obviously one should talk to their rabbi for specifics but at least to know what the discussions are. I see pets ...
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Seforim/Books on Klalei Horo'oh

Can anyone recommend a good sefer explaining Klalei Horo'oh - how a Rov reaches a psak, being machria between different acharonim etc?
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Moreinu Rosenheim's works

Does anyone have a lead on where I could find Moreinu R' Jakob Rosenheim's Samson Raphael Hirsch's Cultural Ideal and our Times ? It appears to have been published in London in 1951, but the only ...
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Guide to “Guide for the Perplexed”

The late, renown Shakespearean scholar Frank Kermode said that the work of a critic is to help us makes sense of how we try to make sense of things. (Sounds like a svek sveka.) Are there any books (I ...
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“Evil” thinking vs. lashon hara

If a person's explicit verbiage about someone else is benign on the surface, but has an unexpressed and somewhat nasty thinking behind it, is this considered lashon hara? Are there any guidelines or ...
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Hagaddah with Kabbalistic incorporation

I'd like to view the Haggadah in light of Kabbalistic writings, such as the Zohar and subsequent works. Have there been any publications, whether in recent years or not, which cull together or explain ...
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Where may I read Sefer Mitzvot Gadol online in English?

Does anyone know where I can read an online English translation of Sefer Mitzvot Gadol? Note: I've checked Sefaria, but they don't have an English translation.
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Searching for a Compilation of Halachot and Minhagim Originating from the Zohar

The end of this article lists a selection of halachot sourced in the Zohar, Arizal or other kabbalistic writings. Are there any exhaustive compilations of such halachot and/or minhagim, specifically ...
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Kosher Pet Food

It is prohibited to benefit from basar b'chalav (meat cooked with dairy) even by feeding it to one's animals. (See e.g. Chullin 115b; Rambam Hilchoth Maachaloth Asuroth 9:1) Accordingly, are there ...
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Selichos for Shovavim

Many sources discuss Selichos on Shovavim, but I haven't been able to find any in any of the traditional sources (Hebrewbooks.org, Sefaria, etc). Does anyone know where I can get a Selichos for ...
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English translation of Kuzari Sheini

Does anyone know of an online English translation of the Kuzari Sheini by R' David Nieto?
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Iyun sefarim on Taharos [closed]

Are there any Iyun sefarim on Taharos, either by topics or on the Mishna? I am not looking for the commentaries printed with the Mishna.
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Where can I get Malbim on Mishley in English?

I am trying to find "Malbim on Mishley: The Commentary of Rabbi Meir Leibush Malbim on the Book of Proverbs". The book seems to be out of stock. I cannot even find a used version. Any ideas ...
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Anomalous root word frequency in Scripture

Is there a program available online that can detect statistically significant higher incidence of a specific root (שרש), and/or of a specific sequence of letters, in a specific portion of Tanach. For ...
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Are frozen organic blueberries kosher?

Do frozen organic blueberries require certification / checking for insects? Apparently, according to the CRC and Star-K, frozen blueberries should not need kosher certification. Is this also the ...
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Are Ricola drops pareve?

Are Ricola drops certified by Rabbi A. Yafe Schlesinger considered pareve?
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Tikkune Zohar English Translation Online

Is there an online English translation to Tikkune Zohar? If so where do I find it .
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Best App to Track your Mikvah Dates

Looking for the best period tracker and mikvah (לוח מקווה) calendar to simplify my mikvah calculations. It should be available on Android phone and able to send reminders and notifications about ...
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Hesronot Hashas English translation

I am looking for an English translation of the Hesronot Hashas. Anyone aware of an honest and complete translation of this document? Also what does Hesronot Hashas mean?
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What is a systematic guide to dikduk?

What is an accessible but thorough work on Hebrew grammar for people who already know how to read Tanakh and mefarshim, but would like a more systematic understanding of the grammatical discussions? ...
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Does anyone know of an online source for חידושי רב נחום?

Seeing if anyone knows somewhere online I can get ahold of the sfarim of Nochum Partzovitz on shas.‎ I think they're called חידושי רב נחום Thanks! Edit:‎ Ideally free,‎ but curious either way
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Good quality Shulchan Aruch series, in audio or video?

I want to have an understanding of common Halacha and have an understanding of halacha. Do you know any good source for good quality Shulchan Aruch series, in audio or video?
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Looking for a solid Online Semicha

I would love to get a semicha online. ( I have a job and family) I am looking at it as a mile-stone (a degree I am proud of), not as a source of parnasa . Any program you know which is trustworthy? I ...
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Where Can One Buy a Griz (Brisker Rav) on the Rambam?

Does anyone know if the Griz al Harambam is available anywhere nowadays? Thank you so much for any and all help. I have tried ordering from many online and in-person seforim stores but to no avail.
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Seforim addressing numbness of heart?

Shalom, Does anyone know any books / chapters in books that deal specifically with the problem of numbness of heart? I am looking for discussion / teaching on the causes and the remedies for this ...
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Mikraos Gedolos Recommendation

Can anyone please suggest/recommend a pocket set of Mikraos Gedolos besides for the 48 book set Oz Vhadar one? I'm just looking for a pocket chumash with the basic meforshim. Thanks so much, ...
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Does Seret Vizhnitz have a particular kittle style and where can I buy?

My family are affiliated with Seret Vizhnitz Haifa. I have always wanted to find out what particular kittle style they wear on YK, or if it is a generic one. When I got married, a friend gave me his ...

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