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What is the proper procedure for answering parts of Kedusha?

The original method (dating back to the Tosefta Berakhot 1:11) which was uniformly practiced in all locations (Ashkenaz, Poland, Spain, North Africa, Yemen, Italy, etc.) is simply the leader recites ...
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Amida together with the chazzan

R Eli Mansour brings the Shulchan Aruch (OC 109:2) that if a person comes late to the synagogue and misses the congregation's silent Amidah, he can still earn the merit of praying with the ...
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Sitting or standing during _Kedusha deSidrah_

Regarding kedushah desidra after shacharit, it would appear that there are different customs. Aruch HaShulchan 132:8 writes that he believes it to be appropriate to sit throughout ashrei - uva letzion....
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What is the source for bowing during 'zeh el zeh v'amar"?

An answer is provided here: Hatefilah Vhilchoteha 2:314 quotes Rav Ovadia Yosef and Rav Chaim Kanievsky that there's no basis for the minhag to bow during vkara zeh el zeh v'amar. Az Nidbaru 13:32:3 ...
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Why is kedusha only said during the day?

tl;dr - it's kabbalah (likely), or it's to reject karaites (highly unlikely), it's coincidental because the evening prayer is optional (very likely). To me, the most likely option is that this is ...
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Ledor vador vs. Ata kadosh

As noted by @magicker72 in a comment, there are a number of examples of communities that always recited לדור ודור, even in the silent amidah. For example, see the siddur of R. Amram Gaon here (page15)....
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Should I remain silent during kedusha (if it's my minhag) in a kehila which doesn't?

The Misha Berura may your question (SA 125:1:1). "ש"ע- אין הציבור אומרים עם הש"ץ "נקדש מ"ב- הטעם דניתקן שש"ץ יאמרנו בשביל הקהל ויהיה שלוחם וכשגם הצבור אומרים אותו איך יקרא הש"ץ שלוחם... כי על ...
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Chazan's Recitation of Shmona Esrei - Nusach Ashkenaz

When I asked my LOR the rules in these situations he said: The Chazzan starts the Shemoneh Esrei out loud as you mentioned. He says the Kedusha with the Congregation as usual, and he finishes לדור ...
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When was Kedushah introduced as part of the Amidah repetition?

The Hebrew Wikipedia entry for Kedushah (and as cited by @DoubleAA in the comments) seems to reference the Tosefta Berachos, 1:11 as the earliest source for Kedushah: רבי יהודה היה עונה עם המברך (...
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Why do we recite the "musaf" kedushah at every chazarat hashatz of Yom Kippur?

According to the notes in the Artscroll machzor Chayim Yechezkel,(p. 406) The reason lies in the special nature of this Kedushah which is based on Pirkei D'Rabbi Eliezer's narrative of the angelic ...
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Lifting one's eyes during Kedusha

The source is from the tannaitic work Pirkei Hechalot Rabbati (11:1), cited in MB (125:5) where Rema simply says one should lift his eyes during the kedushah.
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V'kara zeh el zeh v'amar - When does who bow left then right here?

Rav Ben-Tzion Mutzafi writes in his sefer שיבת ציון at שער ז' סימן ק"ו in the name of his father Rav Salamon Mutzafi zt"l who said that bowing to the left first is a mistake being carried over from ...
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V'kara zeh el zeh v'amar - When does who bow left then right here?

I was also bothered where this all came from. The ספר מנהג ישראל תורה on סימן קכה of שולחן ערוך אורח חיים who quotes from a few sources some ideas: We say in a פיוט on יום כיפור that the angels are ...
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When is kedusha "over"?

Mishna Berura 124:1 writes that aside from לעומתם, נעריצך/נקדש, and ובדברי, all of the extra additions to Kedusha on Shabbos are not part of Kedusha and one need not listen to the chazzan for those ...
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Kedushah during silent Shemoneh Esrei

In terms of whether you should bow at זה אל זה, that has been dealt with in another post and is dependent on your מנהג but it is by no means obligatory. About going up on your toes at קדוש x 3, ברוך ...
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Why do we recite the "musaf" kedushah at every chazarat hashatz of Yom Kippur?

Magen Avraham (Orach Chaim 582:8) brings that it is appropriate to recite this form of kedushah at every tefillah of Yom Kippur, owing to the phrase 'mimkomo hu yifen b'rachamim', which appears in ...
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Prayer during non-Shabbat or morning minyan

There is nothing prohibited from either Jews or Gentiles praying in a synagogue at any time of the day. Some synagogues are open all day if they have administrative offices or if they have Hebrew ...
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What is the source for bowing during 'zeh el zeh v'amar"?

There are a few more reasons cited here They seem to centre around requesting permission from the angels to praise Hashem: The Siddur Tefila L'David of the Lelover Chassidim says that when one is ...
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Removing tefillin, Uva Letziyon, and יהי רצון שנשמור חקיך

Well spotted! The Mishna Brura (29-1) explains that they used to say a bracha because they wore the tfillin the whole day and held that night-time isn't a time for tfillin, hence taking off the ...
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Walking in DURING kedusha

The Mishna Berura סימן קכה ס"ק א says the following: הטעם דניתקן שש"ץ יאמרנו בשביל הקהל ויהיה שלוחם וכשגם הצבור אומרים אותו איך יקרא הש"ץ שלוחם וכן בקדיש יש ליזהר שלא לומר עם החזן ...
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Raising heels in kedusha according to Chacham Ovadia

Kitzur Shulchan Aruch Yalkut Yosef 125:6: נוהגים לדלג מעט ולהרים עקבו מן הקרקע כשאומר פסוק ''קדוש'' ופסוק ''ברוך'' ופסוק ''ימלוך'' בקדושה. וכשאומר פסוק ''קדוש'', ידלג שלש פעמים בכל פעם שאומר ''קדוש'...
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Maariv Motzoei Shabbos. Origin of the minhag not to say the verses of “Kedusha Desidra” aloud

The “Tefiloh Sefas Yisroel” is a nusaḥ Ashkenaz siddur dedicated to the memory of the Bad Homburg Jewish community. Minhogim are incorporated into the rubrics. For Motzoei Shabbos the text reads: בעל ...
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Answering kedusha differently to the kehilla?

There may be other practices out there, and it's confusing to learn the responses of another nusach, but Rav Moshe Feinstein's position was that anything communal and out-loud -- including the kedusha ...
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