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Abudarham (here, left column) quotes such reasoning in the name of R. Asher of Lunel, but the nuance of his reasoning is not so much that the miracle is “hidden”, rather it’s when the miracle is ostensibly natural/ordinary one does not consider it a miracle (vis-a-vis the blessing “... a miracle was done for me...” and, by extension, Hallel). (Cf. R. Ovadiah ...


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Elyah Rabbah 422:12 quotes from Binyamin Ze'ev 361 who suggests that we skip these pieces specifically because the paragraphs of Lo Lanu and Hashem Zecharanu contain the same themes for the most part, and the paragraphs of Ahavti and Mah Ashiv contain some of the same themes.


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Aruch Hashulchan 683: Chanukah is similar to Succas. Each day‘s sacrifices varied on Succas; each day’s candles are different one to the next. In that respect Hallel is also completed on Chanukah like Succas. As I wrote in 670:5, on account of the decrees, they couldn’t bring the Succas sacrifices, so Chanukah was established in place [at that time]. ...


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I've seen some haggados that do this, including the famous Maxwell House haggadah. I don't have a source, but the way I understand it is that they're making some of the piyutim a part of the structure of Hallel, like Ashkenazim do in Shemoneh Esrei on certain days, including tefillas tal a few hours later. The unusual part is the piyutim are after the ...


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According to my Oz V’hadar extended Mesivta Haggadah, page 725, Tosfos (Berachos 14a DH “yamim”), among other Rishonim, write that the meal is considered an interruption of the Mitzvah. In this vein, the Ra’avya (§525) writes that one shouldn’t make two Berachos on two halves of a Mitzvah. This seems to be the rationale for the opinion cited by the Tur. ...


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It depends which of the commentaries you follow, please see your local Mikra'os Gedolos (here or here): Radak in his introduction to this Mizmor writes that it is a point of dispute as to who said/will say this entire psalm. It is either David or the Messiah: הודו – בזה המזמור יש מחלוקת בדברי רבותינו ז״ל יש אומרים כי המזמור הזה נאמר על דוד ויש אומרים כי ...


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