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How do I pronounce the words יוׁ״ד קֵ״י בְּוָא״ו קֵ״י after "For the sake of the unification of the Holy One...?"

Siddur Hameforash by Rabbi Yaakov Wingarten brings the following: See חיי אדם כלל ה’ סעיף כ"ז, where he states that it is prohibited or "איסור חמור” in his words, to pronoune the Hay. The ...
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How to pronounce Hebrew with the Chassidic pronunciation?

As user DoubleAA has pointed out in the comments, the accent you speak of does not originate with Hasidim but rather with the greater Eastern European Jewish community. It became associated with ...
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Did Judaism have a more ancient name before it became Judaism?

The notion of a multicultural society where you can choose to check a box with the belief system with which you identify is ... a newer one. (In the Soviet Union, your passport could call you a "...
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Is there a substantive difference in meaning when the Torah uses the Hebrew verb root דבר rather than אמר?

Just a thought. On the words of דַּבֵּר ׀ אֶל־בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וְאָמַרְתָּ אֲלֵהֶם וְעָשׂוּ לָהֶם צִיצִת where Moshe is instructed to teach the commandment of tzitzis, both words are used in this pasuk. As ...
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