Efraym
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Did Yonathan, King Shaul's son, have children?
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Yes, in Divrei Hayamim I 9:40 it says וּבֶן־יְהוֹנָתָ֖ן מְרִ֣יב בָּ֑עַל וּמְרִי־בַ֖עַל הוֹלִ֥יד אֶת־מִיכָֽה׃ And the son of Jonathan was Merib-baal; and Merib-baal begot Micah. So he had a least ...

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Online glossary of Yiddish terms commonly used in shiur
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I got it in camp many years ago and someone tried to fix the words that got cut off it's not perfect and it's not so clear as you mentioned it was photocopied too many times

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Shechita Material online
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You can buy it The Art of Crafting the Shechitah Knife and Stone and a translation of Simla Chadasha both by R Loike on Lulu.

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Siyum on Mishnayos by bar mitzva
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There is an excellent website here that will generate charts for you based on the amount of mishnas you want to learn each day. Based on the fact that you are eleven and a half you will need to finish ...

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Sefarim on how Gematria works?
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The artscroll Baal Haturim Chumash on Bereishis has an excellent introduction on gematrias, letter substitutions and such.

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What tool did Raban Gamliel use to determine how close his ship was to the port?
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It could be a tube on a stand at a fixed angle. When looking through it you can only see what what its pointing at and you always know how far the furthest item is from you. For an example how this ...

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Who wrote the Haggada?
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In the Sefer Hatoda'ah by Rabbi Eliyahu Kitov he writes here and here that from Yetzias Mitzrayim each person told the story to his family to the best of his ablity, except for the hallel that was ...

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Is it OK to save a life if you may have to kill the survivor?
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There is a concept that you don't skip over a mitzva that is in front of you. You have a mitzvah to save patient A now so you put him on the machine to save his life. What will happen in the future ...

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What will the haftarah reading for Shabbat HaChodesh 5781 be?
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In the Mishna Bruah Orach Chaim Simen 685 Seif Katan 13 says that you read the Haftorah for Parshas HaChodash and not for Rosh Chodash. Since you always read the haftorah that is connected to the last ...

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Mishnayos Chazarah Sefer
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There is a sefer that has chazara questions on the whole mishnayos, and its free.

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Gemoro Aliba Dehilchoso Guides
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There is a website called https://olamot.net/shiurim and each week they take a different sugya and go through it from the gamara down till modern-day posikem. Each week they have a different topic. (...

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Halachic dispute over 'Geshtuppte Ganz' (Goose Liver) - Stuffed-goose dish
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The Seforim Blog has an article discussing it. Rabbi Dovid Cohen who is the Administrative Rabbinic Coordinator of the CRC of Chicago has a shiur on this topic here. (It's part of a longer series of ...

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Toivel a utensil used in a store
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If this cup is made to through away after your done with it then it is disposable and no different from your wine bottle or pickle jar that you don't Tevilah.If you want to use it anyways then R' ...

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Is non-Jewish cleaning help allowed to prepare her own food in a kosher microwave?
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If the food she is cooking falls under the rules of Bishul Akum then it could be a problem, since food that is Bishul Akum is assur to eat. It makes the keilim assur by being bolah issar food. In ...

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Good picture seforim (books) for nach
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The Hebrew Artscroll Mikraos Gedolos nach series has very nice color maps, travel, and the splitting of Eretz Ysroel.And as you have mentioned the Da'at Mikra Bible Atlas is also very good. As @sam ...

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Basar Bchalav Smicha
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A Semicha Aid For Learning The Laws of Basar Bechalaventer is great (get the updated edition). There is also on Taaruves and Melicha and it is in english. They also have a workbook but I never used ...

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Mishnayos Set- Many Commentaries
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Mishnayos Ateres Shlomo has both the classic commentaries on the Mishnayos as well as the Rash, Rosh, and other commentaries found in the back of the gammarah on zeraim and tahros.

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Intex Pool Mikveh for Men?
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It should work, since men do not have to go to the mikvah at all today and if men want to go its only as a minhag like erev rosh hashana, yom kipper or tifalas keri. The mikvah tha you discribed is a ...

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Is there a book or online source explaining Jewish year-"type" sequences?
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There is a Hakirah journal article here that describes how the calendar works. The leap years, year sequences, and which days yom tov can't fall out and such things.

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Looking for a web site that displays list of specific dates that Jewish holidays occurred
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There is something called "Kaluach" from Aish which might be of help or their interactive calendar which has the history of that day and other useful information.

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