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Seeking scholarly siddur with sources

Another good option is סידור אוצר התפלות. It is a two-volume set with multiple classic commentaries and also the full text of some classic halachic works, esp. Derech Hachaim of Rabbi Yaakov Loberbaum ...
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Seeking scholarly siddur with sources

This scholarly Siddur with tziyunim mekoros vehaaros might be exactly what you’re looking for. It’s on Nusach Ari but it compares different Nuschaos and their sources, so it’s basically an all in one. ...
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Seeking scholarly siddur with sources

ואני תפילתי by Rabbi David Meir Riachi. It is laid out in Gemara style and brings sources as well as delving into those for all tefillas. Rabbi Riachi is the author of the Simanim Tikkun Korim; and as ...
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Seeking scholarly siddur with sources

While not a siddur in form or intent I believe it is hard to beat Elbogen's book Jewish Liturgy: A comprehensive history It goes through pretty much everything in siddurim and machzorim with an ...
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What should our response be to ancient scripts that mirror the Torah?

History isn't a science. It can't be proved. Therefore, it's difficult to accurately place ancient texts in a coherent timeline. This is both because of the precise nature of the Jewish traditions (...
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Why is Esav identified with the European people?

See https://www.sefaria.org.il/Genesis.27.39?ven=The_Koren_Jerusalem_Bible&vhe=Miqra_according_to_the_Masorah&lang=bi&with=Rashi&lang2=en וַיַּ֛עַן יִצְחָ֥ק אָבִ֖יו וַיֹּ֣אמֶר אֵלָ֑יו ...
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Where was Maaeser Sheni brought before the beit hamikdash was built?

The Mishna, Z'vachim 14:6, q.v., says maaser sheni was brought to the mishkan at Shilo. The commentaries to 14:7 indicate that when the mishkan was in Nov, and when it was in Giv'on, maaser sheni was ...
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May one say kaddish for a non-Jew?

Piskei Teshuvos rules that not only is it permitted but even desirable for a Ger Teddek to say Kaddish for a gentile parent. He should nevertheless do it discreetly due to the fact that it might be ...
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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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What's the first reference in Judaic sources to distilled alcohol products?

The Shulchan Aruch (Yoreh De’ah, Chapter 123) references aguardiente, a hard liquor distilled from wine. Though its bracha is shehakol, Maran rules it assur (when made by non-Jews) as containing the ...
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