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Why this specific pasuk when returning the Torah to the Ahron?

The Sefer haRokeah (Taamei B'rachos 319:274) says that his brother Chizkiyah explained that it's because we bow during birchas hatorah and we want to affirm afterwards that we weren't worshipping it ...
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If one is mentally drained, should a person still daven? Even if that person cannot concentrate?

Related: Better less with kavannah than more without? Seems like I should add an answer that tries to balance the answers given already. Read them first, but: None of the sources given say explicitly ...
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If one is mentally drained, should a person still daven? Even if that person cannot concentrate?

The answer is yes, you must pray 3 times a day, regardless of your ability to concentrate. There might be exceptions to this, so please consult your LOR for any personal situations where this becomes ...

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