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Where is the Rashi found on וְאָֽהַבְתָּ֥ לְרֵֽעֲךָ֖ כָּמ֑וֹךָ?

Based on your description, I imagine this a reference to Shabbat 31a: שׁוּב מַעֲשֶׂה בְּגוֹי אֶחָד שֶׁבָּא לִפְנֵי שַׁמַּאי. אָמַר לוֹ: גַּיְּירֵנִי עַל מְנָת שֶׁתְּלַמְּדֵנִי כׇּל הַתּוֹרָה ...
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Nedarim 51a bar kappara permitted to listen to rebbe’s wife’s singing

The Einayim Lamishpat gives 2 reasons for it the Rambam Semag and Shulchan Aruch, listening to a woman singing is only prohibited when one wants to enjoy it. Bar Kapara didn't have in mind to enjoy ...
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Why did R. Zera want to forget the Talmud Bavli?

ר' זירא כי סליק לארעא דישראל יתיב מאה תעניתא דלשתכח גמרא בבלאה מיניה כי היכי דלא נטרדיה and before starting he spent a hundred days in fasting, in order to forget the dialectic method of instruction ...
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Who wrote the מתרגם?

The section titled המתרגם was authored by R. Mordekhai Plungian (מרדכי פלונגיאן). He was a Lithuanian maskil (i.e. active in promoting Haskalah attitudes/methods) and served as a proofreader on the ...
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What are some Gemarot that contain a lot of stories and aggadah?

Id say most of Mesechas Sanhedrin, its packed with Agadata's.
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What are some Gemarot that contain a lot of stories and aggadah?

Much of Bava Basra Perek 5 contains a whole slew of stories told by sailors and other people to different Amoraim. The Artscroll (and the book the juggler and the king) both explain these ...
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What are some Gemarot that contain a lot of stories and aggadah?

בבא מציעא - השוכר את הפועלים From the beginning of the perek .דף פג
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Why would a philosophical/theological argument require voting?

The Maharsha on Makkot 23b, D"H Taryag writes: "...ואמר בזה דנמנו וגמרו ר"ל שבאו בזה למנין המצות שהלאוין הם יותר מהעשיים וע"כ הסכימו וגמרו לומר שלא נברא האדם בשביל עצמו ויותר היה ...
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Why would a philosophical/theological argument require voting?

Because those things can not be part of scientific knowledge, as we can not proof something which belongs to a different domain (matter), it only can have logical sense, and agree with ethics
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Sanhedrin 59a Prohibition Gentile Torah Study

עוסק does not mean self-employed. It means busy/involved/engaged with. Sefaria can be very useful, but it is also full of errors, as it is a community project. I'm not sure what glosses you are ...
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טירטוריו"ש in Rashi

תרגום הלע"ז by Dayan Yisroel Kukovitzky of London a dictionary of all French words in Rashi translated into Hebrew, French and English sources the Gemoroh 49: and brings both spellings מזיק ...
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Why does the Talmud use the תניא נמי הכי construction?

As I am to new to place a comment but am able to write an answer, my comment is that N.T. first comment is correct answer to your original question. Toisfois is saying that the Braisoh could support ...
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Could Solomon be a father at the age of 11?

The Gemorroh in Sanhedrin 69b brings a machloikes Beis Shammei and Beis Hillel regarding the earliest age one can father a child 8\9 years old with detailed examples from Shlomo Hameleche's mother, ...
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Pshat in the Bach on 2nd Tosofos in Ish Mekadesh

R. Yosef is saying that there is a general preference to do things yourself, rather than through an agent. Tosafot’s point is that you can’t prove that from the first clause of the Mishnah, because ...
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Are there any midrashim that state Shechem and Dinah were in love or that it was consensual?

I saw an opinion that since he was uncircumcised, she became attached to him, & her brothers had to drag her out.
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Pshat in the Bach on 2nd Tosofos in Ish Mekadesh

The יעב"ץ on that Tosfos explains that he means to say that from the Reisha we would have said that there is even an issur (even if he knows the girl beforehand) to appoint a shliach and not do ...
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Are there any midrashim that state Shechem and Dinah were in love or that it was consensual?

Dinah had a son (Saul the son of the Canaanite). See Rashi Genesis 46:10 quoting Midrash Rabbah 80: 11. There is also discussion about the relationship with Shechem.
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Pshat in the Bach on 2nd Tosofos in Ish Mekadesh

Without the אפילו one may have thought that though it is not a mitzvah, it would still be a הידור to act oneself, by using the word אפילו Tosfos\Bach is stressing that it makes absolutely no ...
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