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Different traditions during the repetition of Modim

Although today in most cases the Chazzan's repetition is not being motzi anyone, there is an instance where he is, and this exact issue is discussed; The Shulchan Aruch 124:10 says in a case where ...
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לעלם ולעלמי עלמיא - (kaddish) isn't this redundant?

To reformulate my earlier comment into an answer as per the request of @ezra: The phrasing of the kaddish here is most likely taken from דניאל ז:יח (as implied above by @Double AA) עַד עָלְמָא, וְעַד ...
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Does the Shaliach Tzibur need to be at the Amud throughout Pesukey D'Zimra?

The Tur (סימן נג) writes ועומד ש"צ ומתחיל ישתבח Translation - the Shaliach Tzibbur gets up and says Yishtabach. We can derive from this, that until Yishtabach no Shalich Tzibur was present, as ...
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Permissibility of Torah Reading Before Netilat Yadayim

The Shulchan Aruch 4:23 states that for blessings and other prayers (aside from Shema and Shemona Esrei) it is permissible to say if you don’t know for sure that the hands are unclean (Ruach Ra is not ...
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When is the latest time to do Hoshanot on Sukkot?

Strictly Halchically speaking,given that there is no Bracha involved the Hoshanot are פיוטים and there will be no transgression of an aveira no matter when they are said. But we do find 3 different ...
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