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Why do we say only “Morid Hatal” without words “Mashiv haru'ach” before it?

During winter months, we say "You make the wind blow and the rain fall". During the summer, we say only "You make the dew fall." Why don't we include the beginning part about blowing the wind? I ...
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Permissibility of Wearing Shorts

Is there anything wrong with men wearing shorts (i.e. short pants)? If there is, why would it be any different than wearing short sleeves?
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Starting Shabbat early during the summer

Is there an earliest time one may begin Shabbat during the summer months? We were traveling south and stopped at a Jewish community for Shabbat. The Shul there davened Mincha friday at 6:10, then ...
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Halachos for Counselors

Suppose someone is going to be a counselor (in a camp) in the summer. What are some Halachos that specifically pertain to the job that he/she should review?