Questions tagged [product-recommendation]

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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Is there a list of living Rebbes? [closed]

I just saw a video of another Rebbe I never heard of and am wondering if there's a list of living Rebbes.
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Hebrew grammar according to the Rabbanim

Is there a comprehensive book which collects all opinions from Rishonim all the way down to our times concerning Hebrew grammar rules?
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Where can I get Aryeh Kaplan’s מורה אור?

The author Aryeh Kaplan was well known for writing many scholarly English books about Judaism. After his death, several of his unpublished manuscripts were eventually published. One of them was a ...
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Where can I get the index for Yabia Omer?

Where can I get the index for Yabia Omer ? I cant find it anywhere since its out of print. Any ideas ?
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Online Hebrew Letter Maker

I'm looking for an online tool which will allow me to produce a Hebrew word in the K'tav Ashuri, Torah font.
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What are some books on demonology to read from a Jewish perspective?

I have recently developed an interest in demonology and I'm looking to study it from a Jewish perspective. Can anybody recommend books on the topic?
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Looking for an interpretation of Shir Hashirim that follows the parsha breaks

Coming off of some tangential discussion in the comments here, I'm looking for an interpretation of Shir Hashirim that follows the parsha breaks. It doesn't have to explicitly address every one, but ...
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Are Uncertified Lotus Biscoff Cookies Kosher

According to the company website: Lotus Biscoff Products are not Kosher certified. From Kosher.com: Note: Biscoff brand products, including Lotus Cookies, that are made in Belgium and are ...
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A source for parve lactobacillus plantarum?

Lactobacillus plantarum is a strain of lactic acid producing bacteria used in many food and medicine applications. Many of which are made on equipment that process chalav nachri. Some examples include ...
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Aramaic-gemara lashon- reverse search

Are there any online tools that allow for searching of an english word to produce the gemara/aramaic translation? I dont really mean translate, I mean to search the jastrow dictionary to find the ...
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Recommendation for edition of Mishne Torah with sources

I am learning Rambam's Mishne Torah following the Chabad's perek-a-day rhythm. I find it fascinating. I learn in Hebrew, and use two texts the new Koren's Mishne Torah from R Steinsaltz. It is very ...
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Illustrated Tzara'at

I have indirectly heard of someone in a school (I think it's a yeshiva student) who is doing a research project on various medical conditions. She decided to discuss tzara'at and compare what the ...
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Is the brand Chef's Quality pas yisroel?

Are the products under the brand, Chef’s Quality, pas yisroel? All of them, some of them, or none of them? If not all of them are then specifically are their bread crumbs and tortillas pas yisroel?
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Is there an online archive with quality photos of gedolim? [closed]

I'm personally and currently looking for images of Rabbis Shlomo Carlebach & Shlomo Twerski. But I know in the future I'll probably want more for others i.e. R' Wolbe. A Google search might ...
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Living teachers of the Slabodka approach

The Alter of Slabodka died in 1927. Suppose someone today wanted to learn the unique "Slabodka approach" as embodied and taught by the Alter. Are there any remaining students of the Alter alive today (...
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How does the Siddur Torah Ohr differ from the Siddur Tehilas Hashem?

The most common Chabad siddur is obviously the Siddur Tehilas Hashem (TH), which was first published in Rostov, Russia in 1918. It is used by over 300,000 Chabad families worldwide. However, it's not ...
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Does Midrashim exist for Neviim and Ketuvim?

I am looking for where I can find Midrashic literature on every other book of Tanakh. I own Artscroll's series of the Midrash and of course have the Megillos. If it even exists, where can I find this ...
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The New Artscroll Mishnayos: Product Recommendation

In addition to their (rather expensive and extremely expansive) Yad Avraham series, Artscroll is now publishing a Schottenstein Edition of the Mishna. Both versions (Yad Avraham and Schottenstein) ...
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Section of the Zohar before Magid — English Translation

At the Pesach Seder, before Magid, some say the portion from the Zohar "פקודא בתר דא". Where can I find an English translation of this?
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Yoshon Hand Matzo

According to a recent bulletin from Y. Herman's Guide to Chodosh: CAUTION ON MATZOS FOR PESACH Last year we noted that spring wheat flour is being added to winter wheat flour in the production ...
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Source for zugos arguments

Is there any sefer that collects the various arguments of each zug (study pair)? Such as all the arguments of R yochanan and reish lukish, or abye and rava. It would be nice if it also proposed some ...
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Changeable page number sign for shul

In the shul (synagogue) I went to growing up, and in other shuls I've been to, they had a device for displaying the current page number. It was a wall-mounted box with three windows, behind each of ...
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Picture Mishnayos for Masechtas Mikvaos

Does anybody know any good picture mishnayos for masechtas mikvaos. There is no Mishnah Behirah on it.
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Where can I download a free audio Tanakh in English?

I'm searching for an audio Tanakh in English that I can download for free online. Preferably it should be a non-Western version. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Looking for a recording of Shacharit

Is there an online (or downloadable) version of an Ashkenazic davening -- not chazzanut, just someone saying all the words to a weekday davening clearly and at a reasonable pace so someone davening ...
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Shabbat key braces (suspenders)

I figure that this is a fairly straightforward question: does anyone make braces (American: suspenders) which serve the same purpose as a Shabbat belt ?
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Where can I find mishneh torah review questions?

Looking for review question and answers on the mishneh torah? Either sections or the entirety. Similar to this question Where can I find Chumash and Rashi review questions I am aware of Rabbi ...
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Guide for complete daily prayer/blessings

I was raised secular/Christian (secular Jewish mom) and am reconnecting to my Judaism. I just moved to a place with no significant Jewish community or rabbis for a few hours. (Luckily I lived in a ...
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Part time yeshiva in New York

Are there any yeshivas in New York wich I could go and get a semicha while going to university?
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Is there an online resource like Jewish Encyclopedia available that is more up to date?

I find the Jewish Encyclopedia (1901-1906) to be an invaluable resource but alas it is quite old. Is there a similar but more updated encyclopedia available online anywhere?
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What type of case is best for a Megillah?

I have a century-old Megillah (Esther) that, B"H is in quite good shape. I'd like to buy a case for it. Obviously, I don't use the megillah often during most of the year. Around the beginning of ...
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Resource on reasons/intention for mitzvot

I would like to know if there is a resource, preferably a book, that gives the reason/intention of specific mitzvot. My question stems from a shiur i heard from rabbi akiva tatz. Where he said ...
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seeking iOS sidur

I am considering upgrading my iPhone from iOS version 10 to version 11. If I do so, I will lose the use of my current sidur (prayer book) app, which doesn't work on iOS 11. So I'm seeking ...
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Sefer of Kabbalistic sources of the mitzvots

I am looking for a book, in English, that elucidates the kabbalistic reasons for the mitzvos.
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Any suggestions for documentaries/videos related to the stories of the sages?

I was curious if anyone would know of some good video resources related to learning about the various Jewish sages of our history. They can be biographical or they can be related to the philosophies ...
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Midrash digest in English on the Web?

Where on the Internet might it be possible to find a summary of the most important midrashim (aggadot) for each parshah in English? Something like The Midrash Says but online. Even less thorough, eg ...
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Where in Brooklyn can I buy the round chasidish hat?

I'm referring to the hat that has the same finish as a normal fedora, just without the crease; not the flat hat with long fur that Satmarers wear or the higher flat ones. Like the one Rav Auerbach ...
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Where can I find art that features the Midrash?

Many have the custom of keeping photos of tzadikim in their home for inspiration and focus. I have a love for the Midradsh. I'm looking for artist/art that has a generous focus on various midrashim ...
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Is there a book that summarizes various Chassidic customs?

B"H, the NYC area has so many groups of Hassidm. I am quite fascinated by the variance in their customs and dress. Is there a book that lists the most "common" groups of Hassidim? (I don't have an ...
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English Book on Trop

My question is simple: is there an English-language book on cantillation, which includes Ta'amei Eme"t, rare trop, and their grammatical purposes ? I've seen books on learning to lehn and recognise ...
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visual aid for olelet

Olelet is described in mishnah peah 7:4: אֵיזוֹהִי עוֹלֶלֶת. כָּל שֶׁאֵין לָהּ לֹא כָתֵף וְלֹא נָטֵף. אִם יֶשׁ לָהּ כָּתֵף אוֹ נָטֵף, שֶׁל בַּעַל הַבַּיִת, אִם סָפֵק, לָעֲנִיִּים. עוֹלֶלֶת ...
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Halacha B'Iyun Learning Help

Where can I get hold of a semicha program syllabus or a guide to help me learn halacha b'iyun? I am not looking to learn for semicha just yet but want something to help be focus my halacha seder as ...
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Jewish Archaeology

I'm looking for a good read which discusses archaeology and the Tanach, Chazal, etc. Could anyone point me to some resources? I would prefer that the book be in English, and have pictures throughout. ...
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What resources exist for a ger toshav?

I am trying to observe the 7 Noahide commandments, as a ger toshav. However, I am struggling to find resources that apply to a ger toshav and can only find resources that apply to Jews. What resources ...
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Frum travel guide - Philadelphia [closed]

Next week I will go to Philadelphia, and I don't know the place. Since other sites tend to be outdated, I thought that we may help each other by listing synagogues and restaurants, whenever someone ...
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Where can I get a qualified rabbinic authority who will agree to advise over the phone? [duplicate]

I'm in a very complicated situation which requires the advice of a competent individual. Due to the various details I need to remain anonymous. Where can I get a qualified rabbinic authority who will ...
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Peirush on Lecha Dodi

I’m looking for an in depth explanation of the Lecha Dodi we say on Friday night. Is there any peirush out there that does this?
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Chesronot haShas sources

On a recent Daf Yomi, Sanhedrin 107b, there is a long passage that was censored by non-Jews. It has been discussed here, whether we should still learn the omitted parts or not. At one such question I'...
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Shiurim collection online

What good online sources are there for shiurim? More like on random topics, not text based. (Imagine someone who does manual labor all day so their brain is open but doesn't have time to actually sit ...
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Gemara text with Nekudos

Does anyone know where to find a Gemara text with nekudot online? I'm having trouble finding one.

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