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Wearing black on Sabbath

The premise of your question is a little bit confusing. Most religious Jews do not follow this custom. However, some do. One of the sources for this custom is the Arizal, brought in the Siddur of R’ ...
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Does the Shaliach Tzibur need to be at the Amud throughout Pesukey D'Zimra?

The Tur (סימן נג) writes ועומד ש"צ ומתחיל ישתבח Translation - the Shaliach Tzibbur gets up and says Yishtabach. We can derive from this, that until Yishtabach no Shalich Tzibur was present, as ...
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Wearing a Tallis for Kiddush Levana

In the Mateh Ephraim סימן תרכד סעיף ד ge says to leave the Tallis and Kittel on for Kiddush Levana. The Nitei Gavriel brings many more sources in his footnotes פרק סו סעיף טו הערות סעיף כג
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What do you call casual bekishes (or formal robes) for wearing at home or while learning

'shmatte bekishe' is probably what your looking for, but the dull solid black ones (that many chassideshe bucharim wear in yeshiva) is known as a 'chalat'.
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