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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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Head Coverings For Large Head and Long Hair

I happen to have an unusually large head to begin with, so that only the largest knitted kippot that I spend time stretching out even more barely fit. But now that I'm growing out my hair to donate ...
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Asher Meza's siddur, kosher or not?

it's me again, I am soon going to a travel after Tisha B'av and I am searching for a concise siddur so I can daven fastly. I found a really concise siddur called "ways of torah" made by a ...
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A Tnach Guidebook to Israel?

I'm looking for a guide to Eretz Yisroel of tnach. Most books in this genre are guides to what happened in a particular sefer, I'm looking for one that is set up like a tour book, for example in this ...
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Is There an Online Concordance for Tanach from Religious Jewish Sources? [duplicate]

If you do a Search for an online CONCORDANCE for Tanach, chances are near certain you'll end up in a Christian site, which would be inappropriate, even if your search there can be successful. In fact, ...
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Where can I find an audio recording of Ethics of the Fathers 1:14 read in Hebrew?

Where can I find an audio recording of Ethics of the Fathers 1:14 read in Hebrew (closer to the form of Hebrew it was written in and not in Modern Hebrew, if possible)? PS: As am sure you can tell, ...
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I need a free PDF transliterated orthodox siddur

Shalom everyone, I am a jew who is really really bad when reading Hebrew and also I don't have a lot of wealth. I would like to have a PDF Orthodox (chassidic) siddur, with English transliteration. I ...
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Is there an online repository of audio lectures from JTS faculty?

I am looking for an online archive of audio lectures from JTS faculty such as Rabbi Saul Lieberman and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. Does such a site exist?
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What is a “Chosson Shas”?

My community has a local email list where people post items that they want or items for sale, etc. This morning, I saw a post requesting an Oz Vehadar Chosson Shas. I must be an early-aged "A.K." ...
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I am looking for a resource that finds words with a certain root in Tanakh

I am a beginner in Hebrew and so please forgive me if my question shows profound ignorance. I would like to pull up or list verses in the Tanakh based on them having a particular vocabulary word in ...
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How to get an urgent answer if your local rabbi isn't reachable

I think many frum people have been in the situation of needing time-sensitive help with a halachic question, but not having access to their/any rabbi. What resources such as hotlines are available to ...
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Jewish tune to replace “Holy Night” in Harry Chapin's “Mr. Tanner”? [closed]

From Wikipedia: "Mr. Tanner" is a song by Harry Chapin from his 1974 album, Short Stories. Big John Wallace plays Mr. Tanner by singing the chorus to "O Holy Night" in the background to the song's ...
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Daily Rebbe Video

I'm looking for a place where I can sign up and receive a daily video of the Lubavitcher Rebbe through my e-mail. Could someone point me to a place where I can do this?
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Was the sefer Ein Yehosef ever reprinted?

You can see the sefer Ein Yehosef here ein yehosef and here ein yehosef 2. I want to know if it was ever reprinted and if not where I can purchase an original copy?
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Digital Zmanim Displays from Bee Zee Systems [closed]

I noticed digital zmanim displays in many synagogues from Bee Zee Systems and I would like to get a break down of the cost associated with installing such a system. I contacted Bee Zee Systems and I ...
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Is there a kaddish sheet with the differences in nusach highlighted?

Sometimes we have a case of Saying kaddish when davening in a minyan that isn't your nusach. Very often in fact, i'll hear up to 3 nuschaot of kaddish being recited at once. In cases like this, ...
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Halacha on the Parsha

What Parsha ספרים are out there that aren't commentaries on the text per say, but rather Halachic Sugyas based on the Parshios (similar to Minchas Asher by Rav Asher Weiss)? In particular, I am ...
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Rav Saadia Gaon Siddur in English

Is there a English translation of Rav Saadia Gaon's siddur? I've only been able to find PDF and print versions in Hebrew.
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Currently in a marriage with a non-observant Jewish woman and I want to convert to Orthodox

I am currently married to a Jewish woman who is non-observant. I wish to convert to normative Orthodox Judaism and be observant. My wife is agreeable to study with me and keep a jewish home. My wife ...
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Left-over-right Kittel

Does anyone know where to get a kittel which buttons left-over-right? I know at least a few people who would prefer not to buy into the right-over-left market.* *This is supposedly a kabbalistic ...
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Kohen visiting concentration camp [duplicate]

Looking for a book/resource to learn about kohanim visiting concentration camps in Germany. Any recommendations?
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Chumash that is numbered according to Petuchot and Setumot?

Traditionally, the Torah is divided into paragraphs and sub-paragraphs graphically and is seen as being meaningfully categorized as such. As the Rambam codifies, the validity of a Torah scroll is ...
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Educational videos for Books of Nevi'im and Ketuvim?

I seem to recall viewing animated and narrated videos of stories from the Early Prophets, Nevi'im, a few decades ago. Can anyone recommend any educational and reliably truthful animated and/or well-...
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Looking for ALL of the Rambam's Books in English on Medicine [closed]

Looking for ALL of the Rambam's Books in English on Medicine Preferably in Eretz Yisrael, without breaking the bank. How many books are there? What are the most prominent in which he discusses ...
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Teaching Jewish morals/ethics to children: books and other aids

Looking for books with ethical and moral dilemnas (scenarios) that can serve as starting points for discussions with kids 7 year old and older to explore Jewish moral and ethical values and laws. Not ...
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Learning resources for 'Guide for the Perplexed' by Rabbi Moshe Maimonides [duplicate]

I'm looking for some English resources on learning the 'Guide for the Perplexed' by Rabbi Moshe Maimonides. Unfortunately most resources are very heavy and not for bedtime reading. Im looking for an ...
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Where can I buy a Yeshivish fedora online?

In most Yeshivish circles (and Chabad Hasidim), a black snap-brim fedora is worn. Usually it is a Borsalino, but not always. Could someone recommend a place online where I could get one or one like it ...
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What book is abbreviated as “Dor. Har.”?

There is a source text in the book "Jewish Time Line Encyclopedia" that is abbreviated at "Dor.Har." (https://books.google.co.il/books?id=1SD_AQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&hl=iw&source=...
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Open submission journals/repositories [closed]

When one is a student at a Jewish school (or, sometimes, one with a Jewish Studies department), if they are working on a research paper about Judaism, they can often publish it for feedback and ...
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Kippah vendor websites

This is a fairly simple question, however, my experience with Google makes it seem much more difficult. What is a good website for getting non-bulk kippot in personal styles (eg. velvet, suede, knit/...
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What are some good sources of a cappella music for Sefiras HaOmer?

I keep the whole Sefira, and I've been having a most difficult time this year (already!) because for the first time, I am trying only to listen to Jewish music. The first goal of this question is to ...
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2017 store lists for avoiding chametz she'avar alav hapesach

Are there any lists available online of stores/store chains that are/not of concern with regard to chametz she'avar alav hapesach for 2017 - particularly for the New York metropolitan area?
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Judaism for Outsiders [duplicate]

I'm very interested in Judaism, and I would like to learn more about it. So I started to read this site and it is like a wall. Where can I find a gentle introduction to all this and the terms used. I'...
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Talmud Bavli chart

Does anyone have a chart of each Masechta in Shas with the number of dafim listed out? I would like to keep track of the dafim I still need to cover vs what I can mark off as learned. Thank you.
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Is there a Talmudic “score card”?

When I am learning a masechta, one thing that shocks me is the ability of those people involved in arguments to cite an authority and know his view on most any other case. So if Rabbi Yehoshua is ...
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High Quality Gemara Exercises

I have recently been introduced to formal math and have found that the difficult exercises that are usually found at the ends of chapters really help cement my understanding and intuitive grasp of the ...
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Chabad Chazzanus Recordings

Is there a place online where I can find recordings of Chabad chazzanus (i.e. the tunes a Chabad chazzan would use for Hodu, Shemoneh Esrei, etc.)? The recordings should preferably be free online. ...
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where can I order chalav yisroel lactose online?

I would like to brew a milk stout. The way this is done is by adding lactose which is a sugar derived from milk. This adds sweetness in the form of a sugar which does not ferment. Adding other sugars ...
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Mefarshim on Avos d'Rebbi Nassan?

Are there any popular mefarshim on Avos d'Rebbi Nassan not brought down in the standard Vilna Shas (i.e. not Tomas Yesharim or Binyan Yehoshua)?
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Siddur Tehilas Hashem - Yiddish

Does anyone know where I might find the common Chabad siddur, Siddur Tehilas Hashem, with a Yiddish translation? A while back I had seen one for sale on Eichler's website, but the link has since been ...
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Product Recommendation - Pocket accordion magnet bencher

I was hoping you guys here could help me locate an item I've been looking for. A bit over a decade ago, I picked up one of those pocket-sized Bencher/Mincha/Maariv things that was in the form of an ...
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A good maggid shiur who goes through an entire sefer of hashkafa

I have gone through the Mesilas Yesharim superficially once, I am now learning Likutei Amarim (Tanya) and The Kuzari. I have listened to shiurim on Chovos Halevavos, and Alei Shur. I have dipped my ...
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Looking for the booklet of sources from “The Purim Story”

There is a dramatization of the purim story called "The Purim Story". It was originally released as a double cassette album and came with a booklet of sources i.e. which medrashim are the source for ...
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Easy method to convert Jewish dates to Gregorian dates? [duplicate]

Does anyone know of a method to make converting Jewish calendar dates to Gregorian calendar dates easy? Also, is there a program or website that does this?
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Looking for a kosher hot plate for Shabbos and Yom Tov

Does anyone know of a kosher hot plate that can be safely left on for the duration of Shabbos, Yom Tov, or a 3 day Shabbos and Yom Tov and will not become a fire hazard? Every product should be and ...
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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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Has anyone compiled a historical book on Esther?

Megillat Esther leaves numerous questions in my mind, that are unexplained in the Megillah. A lot of it is filled in in the Talmud and various Midrashim. But, one has to sift through numerous pages ...
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Minhagim of Nowy Zmigrod/Galicianers?

I'm reclaiming ancestral minhagim (practices) that were lost during American Assimilation. My family came of Nowy Zmigrod, Poland in Galicia before both world wars. I believe my family were chassidim ...
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Rov Menashe Klein's Mishnah Halachos 18 vol responsa

I have been searching online as well as in seforim stores and can't seem to find a set of Rov Menashe Klein's Mishnah Halachos Shut set? Does anyone have any ideas where I could find a set. Thanks!
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looking for a cholov yisrael product

Where can I find cholov yisrael evaporated milk, not powdered milk nor condensed, in the central NJ area? I have been unable to locate any.
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Copy/paste Ashkenaz siddur with meteg

Is there a copy/paste enabled siddur with full vocalisation and metegim? None of the ones I know of (namely the Da'at.ac.il siddur) has either (in the named case, they often leave out cholamim).