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Rashi with sources in context

There's Chumash Rashi Ha'Shalem by Mosdot Ariel (link). Also available on Otzar Hachochmah. Here's an example of one page:
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A breakdown of Talmudic Argument Structures

דרך תבונות - "The Ways of Reason", by the Ramchal, available in hebrew and english (Feldheim), and in english online, is a really good introduction to the dialectics of gemara in a ...
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Product recommendation: A "Starter" Responsa Set

Shut Minchat Asher from R Asher Weiss (there are many books on that name, I'm referring the 3-volume halachic Q&A set) meets many of the criteria you are looking for there are many short- to ...
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A breakdown of Talmudic Argument Structures

The sefer Halichos Olam by R' Yeshua Ben Yosef Halevi (and the corresponding commentaries, Klalei Hagemara by R' Yosef Karo and Yavin Shemua by R' Shlomo Algazi) combine to be an excellent source for ...
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Halachicly sound ways to bookmark on Shabbat

As I wrote here, folding the corner of a page is permitted and a good way if you don't mind "damaging the page" a bit. Still your question goes beyond, and you note the issue of marking a ...
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Tools to validate Torah codes

TorahBibleCodes is a Free, Open-Source Python Project that enables you to search for hidden Torah Bible Codes in the Hebrew Torah and Bible. We offer a simple and intuitive App (and API) that is both ...
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Online Hebrew Lexicon for learning Tanakh

Alhatorah.org has one, fantastic site overall. https://mg.alhatorah.org/Concordance
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Musar Study - recommendations

There are a plethora of really phenomenal seforim that are still relevant to this day and age If you are looking at taking mussar from the weekly parsha, my personal faves are: Sichos Mussar by Rav ...
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Looking for a sefer abbreviated מק"ק

The sefer I was looking for was מקראי קודש by R' Zvi Hersh Grodzinsky. a three volume work on Hilchos Krias Hatorah.
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Sefer on Conversion in Halacha

Menachem Finkelstein's excellent Conversion: Halakhah and Practice is available in English and Hebrew. It covers the topic from biblical sources through to 20th-century responsa.
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Where can I buy kosher ground beef in London?

There's a huge difference between USA/Israel vs. UK. In the USA, the OU are on top of their game. Most stores in the USA, even 1000 miles away from a Jewish hub, have plenty of OU goods on their ...
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Sefer on bal tashchit

There is a kuntres available on Hebrewbooks here - authored by Rabbi Yosef Dovid Cohen
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Chazon ish translation

If by masterpiece, you mean his commentary on the Talmud, this has not been translated. His masterpiece in emuna however titled Emuna u'bitachon has been translated and is published by Judaica Press, ...
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Need help getting back into learning torah after 10 years

A core principle of choosing what to learn and that it should be something you enjoy (see Avoda Zara 19a). Did you have particular areas of Torah you used to like? When you write you want a refresher, ...
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Book recommendation for Jewish-Buddhist dialogue and Jewish reactions to Buddhist doctrines

I believe the exact book you are looking for is "Letters to a Buddhist Jew" by Rabbi Dr. Akiva Tatz and David Gottlieb.
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A breakdown of Talmudic Argument Structures

I strongly recommend Understanding the Talmud: A Systematic Guide to Talmudic Structure & Methodology, by Rabbi Yitzchak Feigenbaum. This book explains the main recurring argument structures of ...
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What resources can help me understand agriculture for Zeraim?

The Koren Steinsaltz HaMishna HaMivueret is an excellent Mishna set which is "also accompanied by helpful illustrations, maps, photos, and charts to aid understanding and bring the Mishna into ...
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Sefer on Conversion in Halacha

Laws of Conversion by Rabbi Rafael Cohen Soae provides a comprehensive treatment on the laws as they are currently upheld, and a short summary of differences between different communities and ...
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Where to buy a shas/talmud in one volume?

OZ V'hadar did a new printing of this: https://ozvehadar.us/shas-talmud-bavli-in-one-volume/ Sample page :
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Hilchos Shabbat shiurim recommendation

If by "etc." you include books, I can recommend some excellent ones. Since the laws of Shabbat are very extensive, it is unlikely you can cover all these laws in a structured way outside of ...
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Book/Sefarim recommendations that explore the deeper meaning of Eretz Yisrael?

As mentioned in my question (and answer) here, I would recommend reading the sefer "Tzion V'areha" (Hakdama, p. 9), which is a sefer that specifically talks about Eretz Yisroel by Rabbi ...
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Where is there a good online source to check how often a word appears in Tanach?

The website https://alhatorah.org/ has a comprehensive and user friendly concordance as well as other tools.
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Seridei Ha'Eish by Yechiel Yaakov Weinberg

I recently bought a copy for 50 shekels (14$ !) at sefer.org.il (here) for the two-volume edition. An amazing bargain for an amazing sefer.
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Kosher Electric Shavers

In a recent book on the topic (The Halachic Haircutting Handbook: A Breakthrough Exposure of an Obscure Mitzvah by R Chaim and Binyamin Jachter), the authors conclude that almost all electric shavers ...
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English translation of the Tanakh with transliterated Hebrew

Welcome to Mi Yodeya, and thanks for a great question. There's this one, which comes from a reputable author: https://www.amazon.com/Transliterated-Hebrew-English-Torah-Yosef-Dovid-ebook/dp/B07ZPBSFMZ/...
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(Early) Acharonim on Taharot?

Apart from commentaries to the whole mishnah and things you mentioned in your OP, some works on taharot include: Sidrei Taharot (only keilim and ohalot are extant) Rav Shlomo Goren's Shaarei Taharah ...
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What should I use for Mishna study?

There are a couple of very good online options. The first is Time4Mishnah, which as it explains on its site... involves learning four new mishnayos each day from Sunday through to Thursday, reviewing ...
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Musar Study - recommendations

Try Madreigas Ha'adam, from the Alter of Novardok. With the exception of the first section (which is fascinating in its own right), the sefer is filled with psychological insights from a mussar ...
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Which Talmud-edition to buy?

The best recommendation is always to go to a seforim store and see what you like, there are so many criteria that one person's preference might not work for you. Personally I find that I learn best ...
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Sefer about Tzniyus in loshon Hakodesh

It depends on who it is for. For men - HaRav Nissim Karelitz zt"l has a popular series entitled Chut Shani one of which is on tznius. For women and kallos, you might want to consider the two ...
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