Mennyg
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Why do we read the story of Korach by the Levi portion?
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So, I asked a Rov and got a few answers: By the golden calf, the party lines were split cleanly. When Moshe Rabeinu called out מי לה׳ אלי, all the Leviim came forward and nobody else did. (Whatever ...

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What is the source for the tying of Breslov Tzitzis?
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If I am not mistaken, the Breslovers tie their tzitizis using a triple loop. Similar to sfardi, but the sfardi method is a loop on every winding of the shammes string whereas the Breslovers method is ...

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How many times should I make sure to dip when I toivel in the mikveh?
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As mentioned above in Dannys answer, the Rambam says to dip once and more is a problem. However, recent acharonim recommend different amounts. Though I don't have a source on hand, I once saw a ...

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Should women stay up Shavuos night?
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As brought on this website: http://www.atorahminute.com/2014-06-01 The Ben Ish Chai said that women should NOT stay up on the night of Shavuos for Kabbalistic reasons.

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How do we know that Zimri was the same person as Shlumiel ben Tzurishaddai?
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I think you answered the question yourself! By קהת, it says ״נשא את־ראש בני קהת מתוך בני לוי״. However, by Shlumiel, it says ״נשיא בית אב לשמעוני״, he was the head of the household for the household ...

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Tosafos Amud in Sanhedrin?
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Here is an amud in Nazir (33b) thats entirely Tosafos. With no Gemora or Rashi at all

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Chairs on Tishah B'Av
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It has to do with "being on the floor". The din is really to sit on the floor. Anywhere within 3 tefachim of the floor, (I think 12 inches) is considered part of the floor. The gemora in many places ...

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