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Questions about Jewish customs and traditions.

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In the book "Rite and Reason" the four verses are related to four blessings in bentching. "...And all flesh shall bless..." relates to "He gives bread to all flesh". "We shall bless God forever" rel …
answered Mar 19 '15 by Benny Powers
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Is there a specific minhag regarding when and in what order to eat the simanim? In other words, is it acceptable to serve simanim as a matter of course (leeks with the steak, date cookies for dessert, etc.) or should they be served in their own special time? …
asked Sep 13 '15 by Benny Powers
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What is the origin of the custom to recite in pesukai dezimra יעלוץ השדה וכל אשר בו instead of יעלוז שדי וכל אשר בו which we are familiar with from Kabbalas Shabbos (psalm 96)?
asked Apr 23 '15 by Benny Powers
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I seem to recall an Ashkenazi minhag not to eat any form of lamb on seder night. I don't mean the widely spread custom not to eat a roasted lamb, but even , for example, braised lamb shanks. Is this indeed a widespread minhag among ashkenazim? Which communities practise it? …
asked Apr 5 '16 by Benny Powers