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While I'm loathe to get involved with transliterations here, "geh" looks much closer to accurate to me than "gay". The general rule in Tanakh is a letter is only pronounced if it has a vowel mark. The exception to that rule is if it is a sheva nach on the last letter of the word, where it is usually omitted as obvious. In your case we ...


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R. Shmuel HaLevi Wosner in Shevet HaLevi vol. X 83 justifies the custom to recite kaddish before the haftarah on the morning of Tish'ah BeAv. He writes that the rule that the one who reads the haftarah must first read from the torah only ever applies to the regular reading on shabbat, so as not to cause a cheapening of the torah in the eyes of the people. ...


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