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A famous example is ציוּן לנפש חיה. The title means "a [memorial] marker for the soul of Chaya", referring to the author's mother.


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The Chavos Yair writes in his introduction that the sefer was named after (among other things) the author's grandmother named Chava


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https://www.amazon.com/Sefer-Rochel-Hebrew-Aharon-Yerucham/dp/B00166SF8G Sefer Ohel Rachel https://www.biblio.com/book/ohel-sarah-womans-guide-rabbi-yoel/d/1072929922 Ohel Sarah https://mekorjudaica.com/tefillas-channah-19872.html Tefillas Channah


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Two obvious examples are Megillos Rus and Esther.


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The simple answer is that this determination is not much different than other determination about the meaning of a text, which is made on a case-by-case basis. One has to use logical analyses of the information presented, both inherently (regarding clues in the text itself) and in a broader context, including whether or not there is a relevant and reliable (...


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The Shulchan Aruch Y.D. 268 (based on the Gemarah Yevamot 47a) says to initially discourage someone who comes to convert: כשבא להתגייר אומרים לו מה ראית שבאת להתגייר אי אתה יודע שישראל בזמן הזה דחופים סחופים ומטורפים ויסורים באים עליהם The Shach and Taz explain why we do this based on a Gemarah that seems to say that, generally speaking, we don't want ...


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"Ayelet Hashachar", by Rabbi Ze'ev Hakohen Hoberman z"l (passing, appreciation), is dedicated to the memory of his departed wife, Esther a"h. Ayelet Hashachar - Addenda to "Ze'ev Yitraf" (Shabbos & Holidays) Ayelet Hashachar - Addenda to "Ze'ev Yitraf" on Chumash (Bereishis, Shemos, Vayikra) Ayelet Hashachar - Addenda to "Ze'ev Yitraf" (Bamidbar, ...


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Rashi on the Mishna in Sotah (40b) helps reveal the tasks of these individuals within the "synagogue" - חזן הכנסת - שמש הכנסת שטורח עיסקי הכנסת עליו להכניס ולהוציא ולהפשיט את התיבה ולהכין הכל - The Chazan of the 'synagogue' would do everything needed for the preparations of the congregation's prayer ראש הכנסת - על פיו נחתכין דברי הכנסת מי יפטיר בנביא ...


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I did an analysis inspired by MDJava's. I used the JSON format text to compute the frequency with which the Mishnah Berurah and Aruch HaShulchan are cited by simain in the Kaf HaHaayyim. I identified the Mishnah Berurah by searching for the text מ"ב או. This sefer is cited by acronym, but the Misat Binyamin is also cited using the מ"ב acronym, so I ...


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