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What's the etymology of the Hassidic term "b'sho'oh" for a chaperoned quasi-date?

The etymology is from the German "beschau," to inspect.
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Wise saying in the Netflix series 'Shtisel'

Rav Avigdor Miller (Tape: Happy Is He Who Ignores) explains that the idea behind this is that one should not pay attention to such thoughts of what other think of you. Why not? Because that will "...
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Tzerei vs. Sh'va vs. Segol

Pronouncing segol as tzeirei/ vice versa: One very drastic example of this is the word אל. With a tzeirei, this means 'Almighty' (depending on translation; but basically usually G-d). With a segol, ...
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