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Questions seeking sources for a given practice in general or in specific Jewish communities, alternatively seeking the location of a specific source of a teaching/idea/philosophy based on Torah writings.

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As a sidenote to Danny's answer, there is an interesting story with R' Tam and his brother Rashbam, recounted by the Mordechai (Additions to Eiruvin end of 1st perek). The Rashbam being ever so modest …
answered Jul 24 '18 by Bach
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The earliest source I was able to find for this particular palindrome is a work by the famous kurdistan author, Shimon Avidani (1881 - 1981), called ma'aseh hadgdolim (parshas toldos no. 13, p. 382). …
answered Jan 26 '20 by Bach
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I found the source for this kabbalistic tradition in the Magen David of the Radbaz. Basically he's using the kabbalistic concept of שמיטין to explain the anomaly of the shin. The idea in short is, tha …
answered Nov 15 '17 by Bach
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I read here that in Kabbalistic tradition the four pronged shin (such as that on the tefillin) was once part of the Hebrew Alphabet but was lost, but I was not able to find a source for this tradition …
asked Nov 13 '17 by Bach
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This is found in Brachot 8a: אמרו ליה לרבי יוחנן איכא סבי בבבל תמה ואמר למען ירבו ימיכם וימי בניכם על האדמה כתיב אבל בחוצה לארץ לא כיון דאמרי ליה מקדמי ומחשכי לבי כנישתא אמר היינו דאהני להו כד …
answered Jul 19 '17 by Bach
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Shoel U'meishiv has definitely been correct in identifying Rashi as one of the earliest main sources for this Jewish legend. But since he failed to cite Rashi in full I decided to do just that (and in …
answered Jan 29 '19 by Bach