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Based on Tehillim 92, would playing נֶבֶל not violate Shabbat?

Partial answer: Taking into account that this was the Shir Shel Yom of Shabbat, the gemara in Sukkah 51a states: "However, with regard to the song that the Levites sang accompanying an offering, ...
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Which Rishonim held of shkia/tzeis according to the zman of Rabbeinu Tam?

Rabbi Moshe Meiselman in his book Torah Chazal & Science, pg. 345, footnote 143 writes: ... Rabbeinu Tam's view was endorsed by the Ramban (Toras HaAdam in Kisvei HaRamban, Jerusalem: Mossad ...
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Drawing on Shabbes: product recommendation?

First of all, @Kovy Jacob's comment deserves to be highlighted: "You have to make shabbos fun for her, so she doesn't hate it. Do other stuff she enjoys. Maybe get her a special shabbos toy she ...
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If I arrive late to a shabbos meal, do I need Lechem Mishneh, or can I rely on the others?

Everything that follows is dependent on the situation you find yourself in. If you arrive late but there are two whole loaves (loaf is defined as one complete bread, a pita, a roti, a challah, etc) ...
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Can I leave an air hockey table on for shabbos and use it?

If there are lights and numbers that get triggered by goals or otherwise, it definitely would not be okay. However, even without that, zilzul Shabbos is definitely a real consideration here so it's ...
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Does Techum Shabbos apply vertically?

The shulchan aruch in orach chaim siman 404 says: המהלך חוץ לתחום למעלה מעשרה טפחים כגון שקפץ על גבי עמודים שגבוהים עשרה ואין בכל אחד מהם ארבעה טפחי' על ארבעה טפחים הרי זה ספק אם יש תחומין למעלה מעשרה ...
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Shabbos Candles That Went Out On Shabbos - Relighting Them After Shabbos

The Toras Chaim (Sofer) או"ח רס"ג סק"ד brings the custom of relighting candles that went out on Shabbos. For further reference see- פסקי תשובות סימן רס"ג אות ז
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