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How does נעלו exclude a סנדל מסוליים?

The Bavli, Y'vamos 103 amud 2, quotes a b'raysa: [The verse says that, for chalitza, the woman removes] "his shoe". I'd think it must be his own shoe; how do I know it can be anyone's shoe? [The ...
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Does anyone hold that all shoes are forbidden on Yom Kippur?

It's a commonly said statement that only leather shoes are forbidden to be worn on Yom Kippur. However when reading the source from the Gemara it appears that all sandals (which I imagine are the only ...
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Name in ones shoe

A Rabbi said that his following should put the name of a wicked person in their shoe. Is this something with significance? What’s the purpose? What is the effect? Does it have a source? Is this ...
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Do footwraps need tzitzis?

Do footwraps (rectangular cloths wrapped around the feet in lieu of socks) need tzitzis? I see two problems: tzitzis could defeat the purpose of footwraps, making them much less comfortable. putting ...
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Why not remove shoes before washing hands for the priestly blessing?

As far as I've seen, Kohanim who are about to bless the congregation first untie their shoes (if necessary), then have their hands washed, then remove their shoes, and finally recite the blessing. As ...
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Negel vasser after touching shoes

A person must perform a ritual hand-washing after the completion of certain activities, including upon arising in the morning; before eating bread; after shaving, haircutting, clipping one’s nails,...
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Walking around indoors without shoes

Does anyone know of a source for the practice of not walking around indoors without shoes? (I am seeking an actual source, not speculation)
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Are you allowed to wear shoes with leather decorations on yom kippur and tisha b'av?

Leather shoes are not allowed to be worn on yom kippur or tisha b'av. What if both the sole and the upper materials are made out of synthetic or non-leather materials but some of the shoe's design is ...
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Is one allowed to wash and then wear shoes during the nine days

I have a pair of shoes that I want to clean, (not just wipe down but put in the washing machine). I know this shouldn't be done for clothes but how about shoes?