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R. Chaim Ilson has a lengthy series of shiurim on this, with several hours per shoresh. These shiurim are available on YUTorah. From the linked website: Rav Ilson studied the Shoroshim with Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik zt”l and has been delivering shiurim on the Shoroshim for more than two decades. These shiurim are the basis of the project, a Sefer ...


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R' Hirsch's commentary is available in Hebrew translation as one of the commentaries in AlHatorah.org's Mikraot Gedolot. You can jump straight to his commentary on a particular verse using a URL of the form http://mg.alhatorah.org/Dual/R._S.R._Hirsch/BBB/C.V where BBB is the name of the book - Bereshit, Shemot, Vayikra, Bemidbar, or Devarim C is the ...


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Ohr Olam is very nice, it is very close to what artscroll would do if they did Mishna Brura. It has translations (of all of Mishna Brura and summaries of Biur Halacha), footnotes, explanations, pictures, introductions, summaries. Hilchot Shabbat is eight volumes, exists in large, small and paperback format. Hilchot Suka just came out as well. Pictures ...


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A good book is the three-book series called “The Sagee," by Rabbi Binyamin Lau.


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Rabbi Hanoch Albek Introduction to the Talmuds is the most complete book that I encountered for these kind of questions.


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It will sound crazy but I would suggest Rabbi Moshe Trager who is in California. He has done a lot of work in his life with both supervision and actually owning and running a kosher restaurant. He’s a very talented and gifted guy. He may be able to help you in a consulting capacity. He is currently serving as a Mohel in Southern California. This is his ...


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Community Wiki - feel free to add suggestions In addition to products mentioned in the OP, here are some suggestions from personal experience as a shopper: Kosher grape juice and kosher wine (made from grapes) are important, as they are typically used for kiddush and havdala. Full-sized matzo (such as this product, where each matzo wafer is 28 grams), as ...


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