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Can I put Tefilen back on

The MB in 25:16 mentions the idea to say these parshiyos, and says it’s a nice minhag.(So it is definitely not required to put back on your tefillin for that): (טז) להניח ד' פרשיות - ויש נוהגים מחמת ...
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Baal Habayis in Bentching

The main klal for Birkat Ha'oreach is that the bracha is said for whoever buys the food. This seems to be the general consensus found here. The Magen Avraham 201:2, Kaf Hachaim 201:11, Aruch ...
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Repeating first beracha of shemonah Esrei when know will have kavona with another siddur

B"H The Ramah in Shulchan Aruch (referenced below) says one cannot go back to repeat the blessings of Avos that one didn't have kavana for. There's no distinction of the individual person is ...
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"Melody of Kriat Shema'" What does this mean?

It can mean one of two things: A) The chazzan and the congregation should pray in some sort of tune. Each Jewish community has its traditions for these tunes. If you're behind the congregation, trying ...
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Each section of the Shemonei Esrei representing a section in the Beis HaMikdosh

In addition to what Avishai Tebeka wrote, the original can be found in the sefer Iyun Tefillah by Rav Shimon Schwab (פתיחה, p. 22): ולאור הקדמה זו, כשנתבונן בסדר תפלת שחרית שתקנו חכמים, נראה שמבנה ...
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Learning Shuvuos night

See this article Tikkun Leil Shavuot by Lesli Koppelman Ross. Referring to certain of the comments above: note that the author includes the phrase "All in all, Tikkun Leil Shavuot is a relatively ...
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Are all hiriqs the same or is there a distinction if a yud or other silent letter follows?

There are two varieties of Khiriq: Short and Long. A long Khiriq ends a syllable, like in the word רִאשׁוֹן (Ree-shon). A short Khiriq comes in the middle of a syllable between two consonants, like in ...
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Why no Avinu Malkeinu on Hoshanah Rabbah

B"H "According to traditional kabbalah, Hoshanah Rabbah is analogous to Yom Kippur in the sense of being a day of final judgment for the year, my question is why isn’t Avinu Malkeinu part of ...
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Are women obligated in stepping before and after the Amidah

There is nothing saying she is not obligated to. It's hard to prove a negative, but I just haven't seen anything indicating that. The difference between men and women is usually in categories of ...
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Vocalization of תצפה in נשמת כל-חי

The שערי תשובה on או"ח רפא אות א writes that anyone who says תְצַפּה is mistaken, and one must say תִצְפּה. However, the אבודרהם brings 2 פסוקים, each one supporting each version.
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Sefardi Tachanun in Ashkenazi Shul (and the converse) - Poresh Min Hatzibbur? If so, what to do?

The Arukh Hashulchan (OC 651:22) suggests that there is no issue of separating from the congregation when waving Lulav in a different manner from most, since the Mishna (Sukka 3:9) tells us of certain ...
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Tachanun on 'erev Yom Ha'Atzmaut'

In addition to the Peninei Halacha (Tefila 21:7) cited by @mbloch in his answer above with regard to Tachanun at Mincah on Erev Yom Haatzmaut, Yom HaZikaron often occurs on 5 Iyar - this year 5784 / ...
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Why is there no established prayer for having (or raising) children?

Maybe it's because it doesn't apply equally to everyone. Avraham aside, most 100-year-olds are not going to daven to have more children. The established prayers are typically fixed for everyone. ...
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Shir Shel Yom and Daily Tehillim

On Motza’ei Shabbat it is the custom in some communities to sing Tehillim 114 and 67 before Maariv. Many say Tehillim 67 as part of counting Sefirah. And Tehillim 67 is also part of Kiddush Lavanah ...
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What is the "new altar" in musaf for Rosh Hodesh?

The meaning becomes reasonably clear if the full sentence in which the words you quote (mizbeach hadash b-Zion) appears is set out: מִזְבֵּֽחַ חָדָשׁ בְּצִיּוֹן תָּכִין וְעוֹלַת רֹאשׁ חֹֽדֶשׁ נַעֲלֶה ...
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Prayers from Shacharit liturgy that should be said daily even if Shacharit is missed

B"H Assuming you are referring to which prayers that are usually said in the morning, while not necessarily part of shacharis, one should say, then a few clear examples that aren't dependent on ...
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Each section of the Shemonei Esrei representing a section in the Beis HaMikdosh

Can be found in sefer Iyun Tefilla by Rav Shimon Schwab from page xxx-xxxiii, sorry if formatting or pictures don't work it's my first time posting pictures :)
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What are the sources that require a minyan to recite the yud gimmel midos harachamim?

The source for saying it at all is Rosh Hashanah 17b אָמַר רַבִּי יוֹחָנָן: אִלְמָלֵא מִקְרָא כָּתוּב, אִי אֶפְשָׁר לְאוֹמְרוֹ. מְלַמֵּד שֶׁנִּתְעַטֵּף הַקָּדוֹשׁ בָּרוּךְ הוּא כִּשְׁלִיחַ> ...
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Can one Daven with the 'wrong' pronunciation?

It's best to consult a Rabbi in this case. The below answer is my educated opinion, and should only be taken as a last resort if a Rabbi's ruling isn't available or clear. Halachically, when praying ...
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Does אנא ever connote thanking?

The Evan Ezra and others explain that אנה in Tehillim 116:16 means תודה and is interchangeable with אנא.
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What different pronunciation should a Kohen give to each letter to be strict in halacha? (SA 128:33)

While the other answers deal with the halachic question, I want to list the original pronunciations of some letters in Birkat Kohanim for reference: כ was in the same part of the mouth as כּ, with a ...
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