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One Gemara cites another -- evidence of the order in which Shas was compiled?

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Why does the date for the prayer for rain change from one century to the next?

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Is the Tanya the first rabbinic work to reflect a new scientific understanding of the circulation of blood?

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Sources of the story about drinking milk to fulfill the four cups at the seder

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Learning Chabad Sichos

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Who says the wicked are full of remorse? Help tracking down a supposed statement of Chazal

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Which foreign names did Jews associate with Hebrew names, and why?

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Meaning of the word "Devash"

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Is there a tradition not to mention the pink animal?

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Succession of Leadership in the Rambam's Introduction to the Mishnah

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Why is an infant firstborn child not simply exempt from the firstborns' fast?

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Why would the Belzer Rebbe usually shake hands with a towel wrapped around his hand?

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Gen 36:24 Rashi and the Pit of Snakes and Scorpions -- really Pshat?

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Did early-20th-Century poskim speak to reliance on ingredients lists on labels?

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What's the difference between "Hinchilanu" and "Hinchaltanu"?

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Would medical care be forbidden, if not for the permission of Ex 21:19?

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Why is Birkas Kohanim Modified on Simchas Torah

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Meaning of the Word "Lechem"

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The Interface at HebrewBooks.org [closed]

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The probate court of Reb Chaim Volozin resolves an estate of 17 cows -- part 1

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Is the passage repeated during the reading of Zachor the only place such a question arises?

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Are There Two Kinds of "Don't Read" Expositions?

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Origin and meaning of the honorific Shlita [duplicate]

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Source for a Rashi gem story

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1 answer
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When did publishers stop asserting a monopoly on printings of books in the common domain?

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What are the halachic issues when the 10th man arrives after the first 9 have already completed the Amida?

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"Not Pas Yisroel" certification Gardein, a frozen grocery item

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Why do we recite the Shema when putting on tefillin (whether Rashi or Rabbein Tam) after the time of Shacharis?

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Could a timer in a dishwasher allow its operation on Shabbos?

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Why do Chabad men look like non-Chassidim in several respects? [closed]