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Given that we say kaddish on the yahrtzeit even though the neshama is assumed to be in Gan Eden, we should say kaddish for the first 11 months in any case. We would be saying kaddish so that the neshama should have an aliyah no matter how small any aveiros might be or even if the neshama immediately is placed at an initial level in Gan Eden. I am assuming ...


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The source for saying Kaddish for the deceased is from Kalla Rabbasi 2:9 (as mentioned by the Darchei Moshe Y.D. 376:8): ט ברייתא קטנים מקבלים פני שכינה שנאמר זרע יעבדנו יסופר לה׳ לדור: [גמ׳] איבעיא להו מכפרין עון אבות או לא, ת״ש דר׳ עקיבא נפק לההוא אתרא אשכחיה לההוא גברא דהוי דרי טונא אכתפיה ולא הוה מצי לסגויי ביה והוה צוח ומתאנח, א״ל מאי עבידתיך א״ל לא ...


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First and foremost we do not rely on dreams since many times they are nonsensical. In fact ,the Noda B'Yehuda writes in Yoreh Deah Tinyana siman 30 he notes that dreams are not reliable and writes " where do we ever see halacha learned from a dream!?!?".further in the teshuva he writes " to bring a proof from a dream is nonsense and nothing at all". ...


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While dreams "can" be prophetic, the likelihood of them being so is low for the average person. The reality is we aren't supposed to take dreams this seriously as we're advised the majority of our dreams are either nonsense, reflections of the previous day, or expressing issues within ourselves. There is actually a bit discussed about the topic in the ...


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The concept of Kaddish is mentioned in numerous places in the Gemara (See Berachos 3a, 57a, Shabbos 119b, Sukka 39a, Sotah 49a). The exact authorship of Kaddish is unclear. The Rokeach (Pirush Sidur HaTefilla) attributes it to the Anshei Knesses Hagedolah (Men of the Great Assembly) , who authored the first standardized text of Tefillah (see Berachos 33a)...


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