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Tachanun on 'erev Yom Ha'Atzmaut'

[Collected from the writings of Ha-Rav Aviner] Tachanun on Erev Yom Ha-Atzmaut It is proper to recite Tachanun at Minchah of Erev Yom Ha-Atzamaut, as the Chief Rabbinate of Israel has decreed this ...
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Clarify the rules for "E-l Erech" and "Lamenatze'ach' (Psalm 20) on non-Tachanun days

ואפילו בימים שאין אומרים תחנון אומרים למנצח מלבד בראש חודש וחנוכה ופורים וע"פ וערב יום כפור וט"ו באב [מנהגים וע"ל סי' תקנ"ט]: Even on days where tachanun is not said we say ...
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Why say tachanun in mincha on 13 Iyar if you won't on 14 Iyar?

From R' Dov Lior's answer at Yeshiva.org.il: הסיבה לכך היא, שכל עניין "פסח שני" מתחיל מהבוקר ואין שום עניין בלילה. את קרבן פסח שני עשו בבוקר, ובלילה לא עושים שום דבר (בניגוד לשאר חגים). ...
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Why does Nusach Sefard omit Tachanun during Mincha?

See here where they suggest: 1 they often daven until after shkiya, and according to many opinions tachanun may not be said after shkiya, so a blanket rule was instituted so as never to come to ...
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Sources for minhag not saying tachnun on fridays and sundays

The chasdic source (separate discussion if this is Halchic of Meta Halacha) is quoted in Adir Bmarom by Rabbi Dovid Rabinowitz on page ק he says the minhag in some places is not to say tachnun on ...
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Canceling Tachanun for the balance of a month

It seems from this story that if an individual doesn't say Tachanun for most of the month for a private reason (with exception of Nissan where everyone doesn't say Tachanun for most of the month and ...
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Skip Tachanun on the Sunday of Purim Meshulash?

R. YM Tucazinsky writes in Ir Hakodesh Vehamikdash vol. III ch. 26 p. 355 that those in Jerusalem recite neither tachanun nor lamnatzeiach on Sunday 16 Adar. R. S. Deblitzky in Purim Meshulash, ch. 7 ...
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No tachanun after shkiah?

(Sources here.) Shulchan Aruch (Orach Chaim 131:3) writes: ‏אין נפילת אפים בלילה...: There is no "Nefilat Apayim" [what we consider to be "Tachanun"] at night... Mishnah Berurah ...
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Is Tachanun recited in shul when a chattan and an avel are both present?

This question is based on a false premise: That the congregation says Tachanun because the Aveil is present. if an aveil (mourner) is present in shul during his week of shiva, the congregation does ...
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Why is chabad not worried about putting their head down when saying "l'david" when the Zohar says its dangerous?

According to the Shulchan Aruch HaRav 131:1 עַל פִּי הַקַּבָּלָה, יֵשׁ לוֹמַר מִזְמוֹר מ"ז, "אֵלֶיךָ ה' נַפְשִׁי אֶשָּׂא". אַךְ מִפְּנֵי שֶׁהָאוֹמְרוֹ וְלִבּוֹ רָחוֹק מִמֶּנּוּ גּוֹרֵם ...
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How did shomer Yisroel become daily?

This Beurei Hatefillah article is fairly extensive on the history of the piyut. The article mentions that the piyut didn't start appearing in Siddurim as part of the daily tachanun until the 1700's. ...
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Tachanun on 'erev Yom Ha'Atzmaut'

R Eliezer Melamed in Peninei Halacha (Tefila 21:7) writes we do not say Tachanun on Erev Yom Haatzmaut Today, ever since Hashem began to bring forth our redemption, Tachanun is not recited on Yom ...
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Tachanun on 'erev Yom Ha'Atzmaut'

The Koren Yom Haatzmaut Machzor says to say tachanun at mincha of erev yom haatzmaut if you daven during mincha gedola, but that one skips tachanun during mincha ketana.
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Sources for minhag not saying tachnun on fridays and sundays

Regarding Friday morning, in Yalkut Yosef Teffilah 2 page 433-434 he quotes many sources: Pri Megadim סימן קלא מש"ז סק"י מתן שכרן של מצות חקירה ח The minhag of the Baal Atzei Chaim, ...
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Why is this phrase flipped between Avinu Malkeinu and Tachanun?

A possible thought that I think is a answer to your question. In Tachanun we are Davening there for the Geula. This can be seen from the continuation where we say אֲדונֵינוּ אֱלהֵינוּ. שְׁמַע קול ...
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Where and how does the Shaliach Tzibbur say Tachanun?

Per Rabbi Naftali Hoffner in Halacha - Nesias Kapayim U'Tachanun 92:3 the three steps one is supposed to take after Shemona Esrei prior to walking is applicable to the Chazan. The Chazan does these ...
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Who are the rabbanim of the story of Vehu Rachum?

There seems to be at least 2 variations of this story. The Kol Bo version is actually different than the one mentioned in the question עובדא הוה בספינתא דיהודאי דאתא מגלותא דירושלם לאתרא דהוה תמן ...
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can one recite Tachanun standing?

The OU writes: Shulchan Aruch (OC 131:2) writes that the proper position for nefilas apayim is to be sitting. The Mishnah Berurah (131:10) cites the Beis Yosef who writes this is based on Kabbalistic ...
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Is it wrong for one to skip Tachanun at Shacharis?

Tefillah can be a challenge. I would advise finding the best way that suites you, whilst also complying with at least a minimal standard of halacha. The tefillah we have nowadays in the siddur is a ...
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Where and how does the Shaliach Tzibbur say Tachanun?

From here: Tachanun is the only part of davening where the chazzan does not stand. Since the entire purpose of the Tachanun is to recite a prayer while one is bowing, the chazzan also "falls ...
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About how often does a mohel say Tachanun?

For the same reason I explained here (namely that the day of a Bris Milah is a Yom Tov for the Mohel), a Mohel does not say Tachanun for Shacharis no matter where he davens in the morning. From my ...
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Saying tachanun on a fast day when there is a chatan

According to Mishnah Berurah commentary on O.C. 131:5 comment #27, if a chattan is in shul on a fast day, they say Selichot, but do not say Tachanun.
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Why can't we repent every day?

I suggest that one of the blessings of the weekday Amidah (page 120) covers confession without the need to say Tachanun: Forgive us, O our Father, for we have sinned; pardon us, O our King, for ...
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Nefilat Apayim on arm without tefilin

The first point to note is that this custom of alternating sides depending on whether one is wearing tefillin, is something of a compromise position. Shulchan Aruch Orach Chayyim 131:1: כשנופל על ...
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Answering Amen , Kaddish and Barchu during different parts of davening

In the respective inside back covers of the popular sidurim תפלת כל פה (where the chart is in Hebrew) and תהלת ה׳ (where it's in English and according to Chabad-Lubavitch practice). ArtScroll sidurim ...
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Is Tachanun recited in shul when a chattan and an avel are both present?

If an Aveil is in Shul during the month of Nissan when Tachanun is not said, or if an Aveil is in Shul on Rosh Chodesh when no Tachanun is said, then no Tachanun is said by all, remains the rule. The ...
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Difference between Shacharis and Mincha re:Tachanun if Sandek/Mohel/father is present

I think the reason is that in all times until recently the Brit was done in the shul right before Alenu Lashabe'ach. To this day we say Alenu Lashabe'ach after every Brit - and that is to be the ...
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Is the vicinity of an ark valid for "Nefilat Apayim" (covering the face for Tachanun)?

Thanks to a hint from Ploni, I found in O.C. 131, Mishnah Berurah commentary #13 says that if the door were open, then one would fall on his face, as having the door open is as if everyone was still ...
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