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Reading Shna'yim mikrah vi'echad targum aloud

R. Moshe Sternbauch addresses this in his Teshuvot V'hanahagot (Vol. IV #73): והנה לכאורה פשוט דתרגום אונקלוס צריך לקרוא בפיו דוקא ולא מספיק בהרהור, ולפ"ז אולי גם כשלומד רש"י לתרגום הדין כן, שיש ...
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Can a Jew use someone else’s Chumash for Shnayim mikra

First of all from the fact this halacha is sourced in the gemara (Berachot 8a), one sees there is no need to own a Chumash, since certainly in those times there was no personal Chumash to be had. R ...
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When to start Shnayim Mikra for a parsha that is delayed due to Yom Tov?

From the Mishna Brurah 285 it seems that one can start Shnayim Mikra once the new parsha was read on shabbos during mincha. See Shevet HaLevi 10:78 who holds sunday and according to some from mincha ...
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Shnayim Mikra Out of Order

To answer part of your question: Or does it have to be in the order of its name - first shnayim mikra and then echad targum? The Birur Halacha (Beginning of 285) writes that reading the entire ...
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When may one start Shnayim Mikra for Vezos Habracha?

The Mishna Berura 285:18 says that the time to start is Hoshana Rabba אין צריך - ר"ל שאין צריך לקרות לעצמו שמו"ת דהא כבר קרא כל התורה מדי שבת בשבתו וביום הו"ר יקרא שמו"ת פרשת וזאת ...
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Shnayim Mikra Out of Order

Rav Eliezer Melamed says as follows (Peninei Halacha Hilchot Shabbos 5:10): Be-di’avad, the order is not critical. If one reads the verse, then targum, and then repeats the verse – he fulfills his ...
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Is Shenayim Mikra dependent on there being a public Torah-reading?

Rabbi Herschel Schachter explains that in the current circumstances one must still do shnayim mikra. Others have raised the suggestion that since presently we are not attending minyanim and not ...
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How does one travelling from Israel abroad (or vice versa) perform Shnayim Mikra when the parshiyot are out of sync?

Many years ago I was advised by my Rabbi Z"l to read חוק לישראל. And I faced a similar problem. Here's what he told me: There are two maps of reading Torah - personal and social: On the personal ...
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Earliest Time for Shnayim Mikra

In Shmiras Shabbas K'hilchasa (chapter 42, 58) it states: "יכול אדם להתחיל בקריאה זו של שנים מקרא ואחד תרגום מיד אחרי תפילת מנחה בשבת אחרי שקראו בציבור את הפרשה הרשונה של השבוע הבא״ Now it ...
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When is the ideal time to finish Shnayim Mikra?

Actually, each one of these options has someone that says it's min hamuvchar. Shulchan Aruch 285:4 מצוה מן המובחר שישלים אותה קודם שיאכל בשבת ואם לא השלים קודם אכילה ישלים אחר אכילה עד המנחה וי"...
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Earliest Time for Shnayim Mikra

Two sources suggest one can read from the time the congregation has prayed mincha, no matter if he has prayed with them. The Mishna Brura (OC 285:7) writes (translation from the Ohr Olam MB edition) ...
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Shnayim Mikra Out of Order

Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach (Halichot Shlomo, Tefillah page 155) is quoted to have allowed one to read Parashiyot out of order (I've heard Rav Hershel Schachter say so, as well). In the Biurim, they ...
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