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Who were the people who would make hachlatas in their hearts and be careful to keep them

BH Our teacher told us once that there were certain people from the Gemara correct me If I’m wrong that if they made a hachlata (decision) in their minds to do something they would do it. Would this ...
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Glatt vs Beit Yosef Glatt [duplicate]

I’m curious what the difference in Halacha is between standard Glatt and “Beit Yosef” Glatt kosher? My understanding is the difference between Glatt and non-Glatt is the lungs, but what makes Beit ...
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Shulchan Aruch Hebrew-English Sefer [duplicate]

Is there a good Hebrew-English Shulchan Aruch translation for purchase? I haven’t seen one, which is surprising. Note: I’m not looking for Kitzur SA
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Halacha super book?

Is there a book of Halacha that presents the Rif, Rambam, and Rosh alongside the conclusions of the Shulchan Aruch for each Halacha? If not, maybe someone should make one.
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Who is the author ע״ש quoted by באר היטב?

The באר היטב in חושן משפט quotes a posek ע״ש (not עיין שם). For example, ס׳ מ״ב ס׳ק ז: כגון. כתב הע"ש אבל אם כתב ר"ת כגון י"ב י"ג כשר שא"א לזייף וליכא למיחש שמא הי' כתוב ב' ...
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Conflicting meanings of "Shulchan Aruch"

On the first posuk of Mishpatim, Rashi brings from Mechilta that Torah should not be conveyed as dry information, but it should be taught with its full rationale, like a שלחן ערוך, a "table set ...
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What’s this concept called?

Looking at Shulchan Aruch earlier surrounding the laws of making tzitzit, who can make them, who can’t make them etc etc One of the points was that a non observant Jew or a non Gd fearing Jew would ...
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What chapters are in the Shulchan aruch haRav for Yoreh Deah?

I currently own the Weiss edition S.A haRav (not the all Hebrew one), and I think YD is almost done being translated and published by Kehot. Does anyone know what chapters the Weiss edition Yoreh Deah ...
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Why doesn't the shulchan aruch mention the basic way of lighting Chanuka candles?

The Shulchan Aruch (O"Ch 671:2) says: כמה נרות מדליק בלילה הראשון מדליק אחד מכאן ואילך מוסיף והולך אחד בכל לילה עד שבליל אחרון יהיו שמונה ואפי' אם רבים בני הבית לא ידליקו יותר. הג"ה וי"...
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Ben ish chai vs shulchan aruch

Are there any examples of Halachic questions where the Ben ish Chai “disagrees” with the shulchan aruch? Like I would imagine due to time and geography there may have been some questions answered in ...
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Pulse feeling in ancient times

The Shulchan Aruch Y.D. 195:17 (Harchakos Niddah) rules: אם בעלה רופא אסור למשש לה הדפק: הגה ולפי מה שכתבתי דנוהגין היתר אם צריכה אליו דמשמש לה כ"ש דמותר למשש לה הדפק אם אין רופא אחר וצריכה אליו ...
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Who is בה"י referenced by the Ba'er Hetev on Shulchan Arukh, Yoreh De'ah?

The Ba'er Hetev on Shulchan Arukh, Yoreh De'ah refers to an authority named בה"י: לפרקים. וזהו ל' יום. בה''י ועיין בבאר הגולה מה שהביא בשם מהרי''ל Who is that? Thanks.
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What's the source of Gerut Lechumra and what is it

BH I heard there is a concept called Gerut Lechumra. What does this mean and what are the sources of this in Shulchan Aruch, Rambam and Gemara?
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Ein Mishpat in opposite direction

The Ein Mishpat commentary notes where the topic in Mishna or Gemara is referenced in the Rambam or Tur/Shulchan Aruch (other relevant question here). Is there a work that reverses the order with the ...
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Different Shulchan Aruchs? [duplicate]

What are the differences between: Rabbi Yosef Karo’s Shulchan Aruch Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried’s Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Rabbi Shneur Zalman’s Shulchan Aruch HaRav And Aruch HaShulchan I assumed them to ...
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Saying berachot "in your heart"?

It seems that l'chatchila one should say berachot out loud to fulfill one's obligation (see for example Shulchan Aruch here). The stipulation of the SA is that if the blessing is inaudible, one is ...
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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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When can you make a bracha mentally?

The Taz to SA Orach Chaim 62:4 says in exigent cirumstances you can make a bracha mentally instead of verbalizing it: מזה יש ללמוד במי שצמא בלילה במטתו שא"א לו ליטול ידיו ולברך יהרהר הברכה בלבו ...
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Baalei Batim and Daf Yomi versus Learning Halachah

Today, many baalei batim center their learning around gemara bavli, for example through programs like daf yomi. But the Drisha and Shach write that for those who aren't learning all day it's more ...
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Shulchan Aruch - Advice?

I have heard quoted in the name of a gadol that the first 8 simanim of SA are advice ( הנהגות טובות) as opposed to actual halacha. I am looking for some sort of source either backing this or debunking ...
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What Is the "Standard" Shulchan Aruch Page Based On? How Many Dapim Are There?

There are many editions of the Shulchan Aruch and they do not all follow the same pagination. However, many editions I have seen call themselves "tzurat hadaf" and appear to have a similar ...
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What is chiltis?

Something "sharp" for the purpose of reawakening taste in vessels which are "eino ben yomo" (ones that haven't been used for 24 hours), is a subject of dispute. According to the ...
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Gerusha who marries a Kohen

I’m currently learning the Halachos of Aveilus with a Chavrusah and we discussed the following question if a gerusha who marries a Kohen and he dies, does she sit shiva and observe the mourning period ...
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I can't find where Shulchan Aruch is in Tur v'Shulcahn Aruch HaBahir

Through this site, I knew that there are the Seforim including Tur and Shulchan Aruch, so I am considering purchasing them. But I'm not sure if Shulchan Aruch is in the book just by looking at the ...
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Meaning of this passage from the Shulchan Arukh

"With sex, how? He said to her before two witnesses: "Behold you are married to me with this sex," and he secludes himself with her before two witnesses, behold she is betrothed (even ...
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Why is a potato cooked in issur not chanan according to the Rema?

If a potato or any parve permissible food item is cooked in liquid with a forbidden substance why does it take on the identity of just taste (tam k'ikker) rather than becoming a new entity which is ...
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Why can't vessels become "chanan"?

The basic defnition of chanan/chatika nases nevela is when something becomes like a nevela through becoming mixed in a way that is forbidden. According to the Mechaber this only applies to basar b'...
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How do poskim in shulchan aruch disagree about the existence of a rabbinical decree?

There are times when Chazal says something and the meaning is debated and there are other times when whether an entire category even exists. How is this so? To give specific examples of what I'm ...
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If a law is in the talmud, and not in the shulchan aruch, then is it followed, or not followed?

If a law is in the talmud, and not in the shulchan aruch, then is it followed, or not followed? Can you give any examples to show one way or the other e.g. a law in the talmud not in the shulchan ...
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Whose publisher's Tur and Shulchan Aruch should I get? [duplicate]

Looking for something with clear printing and that has the mishna brurah in it also.
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What is the translation and meaning of the Mordekhai HaArokh on Shulchan Aruch O"C 155?

On SAOC 155:2 – what is the meaning and translation of the Mordekhai haArokh here, particularly the bolded part? Would the following be correct? https://he.wikisource.org/wiki/%D7%A9%D7%95%D7%9C%D7%97%...
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Lashon Hara in Shulchan Aruch?

Why aren't the laws of lashon hara in the shulchan aruch? The Rambam talks about them in Hilchos De'os, but as far as I'm aware the shulchan aruch does not.
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What is the Sefer Darchei Teshuvah about?

I heard about a sefer (book) called Darchei Teshuvah by Rabbi Tsvi Hersh Shapiro. What is the purpose of the Sefer? What is the story behind the author? There’s not much about it on Google.
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Number of times Rosh, Rif, Rambam are quoted in Shulchan Aruch

It is known that the author of the Beis Yosef and Shulchan Aruch based his codes on the rulings of the Rosh, Rif and Rambam, and ruled according to the majority of the three. I was wondering to what ...
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Does shaming architecture or talking badly about a home for sale online through online images cause hezek re’iya?

Shulchan Aruch – It is forbidden to stare at another’s property in a case where this could damage it. Does online images count?
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Rumor of New Edition of Friedman Shulchan Aruch

I heard that a smaller and more user-friendly edition of Mechon Yerushalaim's Friedman Shulchan Aruch is going to be released. Does anyone know if this is true?
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What was "the day" Beis Hillel and Beis Shammai disagreed?

The Shulchan Aruch OC (580:2) codifies the list of sad days some have the custom to fast for, which includes at the end: בט' בו נחלקו בית שמאי ובית הלל - The ninth of Adar is when Beis Shammai and ...
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Hilchos Barech Aleinu in the Summer

Where does the Shulchan Aruch discuss if someone mistakenly asked for rain in in Barech Aleinu instead of saying "Vesein Beracha" and what is his ruling?
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Different se'ifim of the Tur

I've noticed that there are two different se'if numbering systems in the Tur. In the Shiras Devorah, one is in bold, and the other is in script in parentheses: It seems like one might refer to the ...
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Shach's understanding of significance of Shulchan Aruch writing "there are some who require"

Hope this isn't too nuanced. There's a pretty established rule in the Shulchan Aruch that when he writes a law, and then writes "some say" (ויש אומרים) something else, he's ruling like the ...
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Where does Taz say I should feel bad if I cannot learn because Hashem gave me a different mitzvah?

Where does Taz say I should feel bad if I cannot learn because Hashem gave me a different mitzvah that only I can do? Meaning, that Hashem is not pleased with my Torah right now. I think it is in ...
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Is there a table of contents out there for the seifim of the Shulchan Aruch and Mishna Berura?

The idea of an index to the Shulchan Aruch and Mishna Berura is quite common. I'm interested in a table of contents that goes through each siman of Shulchan Aruch and identifies the topic of each se'...
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English translation of Even HaEzer

I need to do some research relating to Jewish women and read Joseph Caro’s Shulchan Aruch. It is really difficult for me to read Hebrew. Does Even HaEzer have an English translation? Or are there any ...
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Pushing off a Hefsek Tahara

The Rama in Yoreh Deah 197:2 writes that in some places the practice is that a woman who can go to mikva on Thursday night (or earlier) may not choose to go on Friday night without a valid reason. ...
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Shiurim in depth on Basar VeChalav and Ta'aruvos

Does anyone have any recommendations for in depth Shiurim on Hilchos Basar VeChalav and Ta'aruvos in Shulchan Aruch. I am looking for a shiur which will go through the Shluchan Aruch, Shach, Taz and ...
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Does a beis din have reshus to punish a nochri?

According to Shulchan Aruch EH P22S2 ושמאי והלל גזרו על ייחוד כותית נמצא כל המתייחד עם אשה שאסור להתייחד עמה בין ישראלית בין כותית מכין את שניהם מכת מרדות This seems to suggest that the beis din ...
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Which parts of Meschta Shabbos have a connection to Hilchos Shabbos in Shulchan Aruch

I'm interested in learning Meschta Shabbos אליבא דהילכתא with Shulchan Aruch. I would like to know how many pages in the meschta are relevant to Hilchos Shabbos in Shulchan Aruch. It doesn't need to ...
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What is פנאד"ש?

I know that it is a meat food, but what does it look like? (שולחן ערוך יורה דעה צד, 8) I didn't find any explanations about it from Google.
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Chosson leading the bentching

Can a Chosson lead the bentching excluding the Sheva Brachos? I ask this because I understand that other people lead but let’s say the Chosson was in a restaurant and wanted to make a minyan for Sheva ...
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Most effective way to learn Shulchan Aruch [closed]

I've seen many Seforim talk about learning Shulchan Aruch and the importance of it. However, it always seems that the seforim are telling you to learn the Shulchan Aruch straight. As someone who's ...
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