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Questions asking for a recommended product, book, website, etc. Note that questions must have an objective answer; primarily opinion based questions are off-topic.

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Different publishers of kovetz mefarshim

I'm wondering what the different major publishers of kovetz mefarshim on Gemara are, and if there are any pros/cons to the different editions. In general, and if known regarding Kiddushin specifically....
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Sefer on the chagim/moadei Hashana

Looking for a sefer that discusses the energy that's in the world at every time period throughout the Jewish calendar (so each month and each chag). Which sefer can I turn to for this info? Ideally ...
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Halachicly sound ways to bookmark on Shabbat

I would like to know if there are any ways people are using to bookmark/highlight what they are learning on Shabbat, so they can come back to it after Shabbat to make notes etc. Putting in a bookmark ...
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Where can I buy the siddur that Toldot Aharon uses?

Hi where can I buy the siddur that toldot Aharon uses? I have been trying to buy it for awhile with no luck.
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Hilchos Shabbat shiurim recommendation

Does the community here have any recommendations for podcasts, blogspots, shiurim apps/websites etc. that cover Hilchos Shabbat? Particularly I’m looking for something that is English, understandable ...
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Book recommendation for Jewish-Buddhist dialogue and Jewish reactions to Buddhist doctrines [closed]

I'm looking for some book recommendations for how Jews view various Buddhist teachings and doctrines and engage in Jewish-Buddhist dialogues. Maybe something similar to what I'm looking for is "...
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Pocket-size Tehillim with trop

Is there a clear, pocket-sized safer Tehillim, printed with trop ? Ideally, the girsah is corrected against the Keter Aram Soba. Everything I've seen is either fairly large or lacks trop, but I live ...
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Rashi with sources in context

Is there a sefer chumash with Rashi's commentary which brings Rashi's sources in context? For example, if Rashi were to quote a gemara, this sefer would print the relevant text of the gemara in the ...
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Writing a commentary on Chumash using Microsoft Word

I am trying to write a commentary (in Hebrew) on Chumash. I would like to have a layout where the verses are at the top of the page, and the commentary underneath (adjusted for size based on how much ...
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Product recommendation: A "Starter" Responsa Set

I'd like a recommendation as to a set of responsa (shailos & teshuvos) that would be manageable for a "beginner," i.e., someone who after several years of hard work can generally make ...
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Divrei Yoel Al HaTorah recommendations

I have been looking for a while now, for a newly done typeset for the Divrei Yoel Al HaTorah by Rav Yoel Teitelbaum, the Satmar Rav. The standard-edition, see here has the old Rashi-script which I can ...
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Is there a siddur that has Ta'amei Mikra (trup) in it

I'm looking to buy a siddur that has the Ta'amim (trup) printed in all parts of davening.
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Is there a machzor ashkenaz for yomim noroim without piyutim?

Is there a machzor ashkenaz for yomim noroim without piyutim? Seeing that we skip so much of it these days, it would be proper if we had a smaller standardised machzor.
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New Mikraot Gedolot - Chorev Publishers [closed]

I am looking for reviews on the somewhat new Mikraot Gedolot from Chorev Publishers How is the quality of the print? Is it clear and easy to read for most people? There is a lot of information packed ...
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Sefer on bal tashchit

Is there any contemporary Sefer which covers the basics of hilchos bal tashchit, and practical cases of their relevancy.
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Chazon ish translation

Does the community know where I can find an English translation of the Chazon Ish’s masterpiece (well the Chazon ish).
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List of "most important" Rashis on the Torah

There is a list of the most fundamental Ramban al ha Torah commentaries which someone has compiled (I uploaded it here), sorted by parasha, with a short index on the last page. Does something similar ...
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Learning Ramban Al HaTorah

I'd like to begin learning Ramban Al HaTorah and was wondering if someone has had experience with learning Ramban using a certain set of Chumash. I know of three different sets that have biurim/notes ...
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Where can I find Chumash and Rashi review questions

Where can I find Chumash and Rashi review questions on all books of the Torah? Looking for: As much detailed question as possible (i.e the more questions on as much rashi's as possible the more ...
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Where can I buy kosher ground beef in London?

I’m thinking ubiquitous companies like the big chains: e.g. Sainsbury's, Tesco, M&S, Waitrose, et cetera. Or perhaps would it be better for me to ask on Travel Stack Exchange instead?
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Gemara, Rashi and Tosfos Shiurim to Download

Hi I’m a buchor in yeshiva and I want to download shiurim that go in depth including Gemara, Rashi and Tosfos. Does anyone know any shiur I can listen to? Is there anyone that gives daf yomi with ...
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Are Lindeman's fruit lambic beers endorsed as kosher by any other agencies?

Lindeman's Beer has a hechsher from the Triangle K. This hechsher is recommended (by many kosher agencies) only for certain products. Is there another organization that has also verified the koshrus ...
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Are there any significant differences between the censored Talmud and the uncensored Talmud? [duplicate]

Are there any significant differences between the censored Talmud and the uncensored Talmud? And are there tools to study this topic?
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What resources can help me understand agriculture for Zeraim?

I am studying Mishnayot from Seder Zeraim and I am often having difficulties because I have no idea how agriculture worked in the days of the Second Temple (or even today). Are there any good ...
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Where is there a good online source to check how often a word appears in Tanach?

Where is there a good online source where you can check how often a word appears in Tanach?
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Jewish Android Apps [closed]

Does anyone have a suggestion of any jewish Android Apps such as a calendar (halachic times and dates), siddur, sefarim, kashrut/ ask a rabbi, learn Hebrew/Yiddish/ladino etc..., and jewish music apps?...
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Sefer guidebook to Understanding Aggadata Perspectives

I'm on the lookout for a sefer (ideally that is on Otzer Hachochmo or Hebrewbooks) that delves into the diverse ways of interpreting Aggadata Gemaras, if such a resource exists. What I'm after is a ...
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Quality books of fiction with a strong/positive Jewish message for teens/adults

My children (BH) are avid readers, enjoy fiction and happily read books of considerable length. I am looking for books, novels, fiction, historical fiction that are interesting (primarily for teens) ...
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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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Introduction to the Maharal

Can someone recommend a work of the Maharal to serve as an introduction to his thought? I have no experience with his work, except where he has been quoted in other books and essays. I don't know ...
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Where can I get the Mishnah Torah in English in plain text, open source?

I want to upload and maintain various texts in English in plain text format for wikisource: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Portal:Judaism In particular, I am looking for the Mishnah Torah in English. ...
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Looking for hechshered plain kefir Kosher for Passover

Does anyone know of hechshered plain kefir gluten free no additives Kosher for Passover? Kefir is a fermented milk product (cow, goat or sheep milk) that tastes like a drinkable yogurt. Kefir ...
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Seridei Ha'Eish by Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg

Does anyone know where I can find the sefer Seridei Ha'Eish online? I want to find it for free, but at the very least, does anyone know of the cheapest price for me to buy it?
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Books on science and Torah in Hebrew

Can anyone recommend books in Hebrew that address the topic of science and Torah? The types of books that I'm looking for are ones that address the interplay between science and Torah including topics ...
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Yiddish Siddur (Nusach Ashkenaz)

I am trying to buy a new Yiddish siddur, but all the ones I see available are nusach Sefard. I wonder if anybody has a recommendation of where one might be able to find a Yiddish siddur which is ...
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Tools to validate Torah codes

Torah codes are "a purported set of secret messages encoded within the Hebrew text of the Torah" (Wikipedia). For instance, a well known code suggests that counting 3 intervals of 12111 letters from ...
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Lists of Jewish Hotlines

I do not own a smartphone, and it is easier to listen to recordings of shiurim and music over the phone. I am looking for a list of Jewish Hotlines, specifically for more gemara or english shiurim.
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Are there any books on Seder Hishtalshelus?

I was wondering whether I could find a book which describes the stages of the seder hishtalshelus. The Seder Hishtalshelus refers to the chain-like descent of spiritual worlds (Olam/Olamot) between ...
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Sephardic Music Books

The Judaica stores by my house have lots of Ashkenazi music books written in sheet music, but nothing for Sephardic music. Does anyone know of any websites or titles of music books for Mizrahi style ...
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Sefer about Tzniyus in loshon Hakodesh

I am looking for recommendations for a sefer in Loshon Hakodesh about the laws of tznius (modesty). If anyone knows of any comprehensive sefer, please respond! [I already know about Rabbi Falk’s "...
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Broken family, what resources does Judaism offer in books, teaching, old and contemporary about incorporating loving parent archetypes?

Both mother and father were entirely demonstrative of negative aspects only. Would like to utilize Judaic teachings, perhaps in a contemporary orthodox-oriented book that's very well written and ...
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Sefer on Conversion in Halacha

I am looking for a sefer in either english or hebrew that provides a comprehensive discussion on the halachos of conversion. I'm specifically looking for how it has evolved throughout history and the ...
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Online Torah Scroll [closed]

Is there an online virtual Sefer Torah (in 3D) that could be rolled and unrolled?
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Recommended commentary on the Mesilas Yeshorim of the Ramchal?

Are there any well-accepted commentators on the Mesilas Yeshorim of the Ramchal? The Lehmann's website has amongst others: מסילת ישרים עם פירוש יודע לשאול מסילת ישרים עם פירוש מסילות יהודה מסילת ...
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Which Talmud-edition to buy?

What Talmud-edition is advisable for a simple baalbayit, who is trying to make his way through the Gemara. I am aware of the Schottenstein-edition and its adavantages, but I mean an edition without ...
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Seforim written by Dutch Jewry

In this answer, a sefer called מנהגי אמשטרדם - Minhagei Amsterdam is introduced. I have taken a quick look into that sefer (since I'm from the Netherlands) and in the hakdamah (introduction from the ...
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Where can one get the Pri Yitzchak, a text discussing the 613 Mitzvot

Regarding the Chassidic text written in 1840 entiled Pri Yitzchak that details all 613 Mitzvot and the corresponding 248 limbs for positive mitzvot and 365 sinews for negative commandments. My Rabbi (...
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What should we eat on Tu B'av?

I'm hosting an event on Tu B'av and I need to decide on the menu. Are there any foods that are particularly appropriate for the holiday?
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ISO Mussar Sefer similar to Orchos Yosher

I’ve recently been learn HaGaon HaRav Chaim Kanievsky’s Sefer, Orchos Yosher. I specifically have the Artscroll English/Hebrew version and would ideally prefer something like that as my Hebrew is far ...
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Musar Study - recommendations

In our weekly chavrusa on Musar, we (retired baalei batim) have covered over several years: Michtav MeiEliyohu, Sifsei Chaim, Alei Shur and we are about to conclude Orchos Chaim. We would welcome ...

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