MoriDowidhYa3aqov
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Looking For HaMaspik
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here you go: http://www.docdroid.net/rko0/kefayet.pdf.html and a review by a scholar you should be sure to read: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8F_PW9P6dqlRjI2RERad3haakU/view?usp=sharing

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How do Karaites pray?
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This is a good video on how they pray

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Is belief in Midrashim optional?
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Early Rabbinic Views on Understanding Aggadah/Midrash Rav Sherira Gaon 906-1006, head of the Pumbedita Academy Sefer Haeshcol, Hilkhot Sefer Torah, p. 60a Those points brought out from scriptural ...

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High Holy Days silent musaf: do we bow at וַאֲנַחְנוּ כֹּרעִים ומִשְׁתַּחֲוִים?
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From my experience of davening in a few shuls for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (I live in Boro Park, which is predominantly hossidim) it is not done during the silent 3amidho (עמידה), but only during ...

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Should I say shmei or shmeh?
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http://www.piyut.org.il/tradition/english/2684.html?currPerformance=3487 this is the way teimonim pronounce the qadheesh. and this is audio evidence/proof of how to pronounce the hei in the word ...

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What Does Halacha Say About Women Wearing Veils?
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I have seen pics from the 1900s and even late 1800s with Jewish women having a hijab type head covering, not niqab I am pretty sure RaMbaM said for a girl to cover her hair at age 3 because that is ...

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Why might we think that Moses did not write Parashat Bil'am?
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Parashath Bilaam is written with stories that Mosha Rabbeinu never experienced, for example the story with the donkey, no one was there but the donkey bilaam and the maloch. Also the sacrifices and ...

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Was Rambam affected by Islam?
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I read this chapter http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/10.1163/ej.9789004173330.i-358.39 and I am not so fond of what he says. He states according to Ibn al-Qifti, from which most ...

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What is the proper way to hold one's hands while praying?
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http://www.torah.org/learning/tefilah/handpositions.html this is something down your road.However, I follow RaMbaM who says like the gamoroh brought down on that site, that one should put his right ...

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"גוט שבת, גוט שבת"
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I thought it was greeting like Sholom. You say Sholom when you meet someone, and you say Sholom when you depart from someone. Therefore, you say Gut Shabboth twice as in nice to see you and have a ...

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What's the best way to dip maror into charoset if you're using horseradish?
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Last year at my Rov's house, I have seen a whole bunch of freshly squeezed lemon go into the ground root to make it a little sticky and better tasting.

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Decorated Tallis gadol
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I'm pretty sure if you have a red or blue talith, the sSisSith have to be the same color, with a techeilath in the middle. I am not sure as to why Orthodox Jews don't wear colorful taleithim, but the ...

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How is one allowed to live in Israel?
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Is this not a simalar case like if a jew from shevet don buys land from a jew from shevet naftoli, after the jubilee year, the jew from shevet naftoli gets his land back? I assume its the same case ...

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Did any Achronim Write Books Comparing Arabic to Hebrew?
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Rabbeinu SaAdiyah Jaon compared the 2 languages in his commentary on Sefer YasSirah. He is a Jaon not an Acharon though.

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Premature birth contradicting science
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RaMBaM, Rabbi Mosha ban Maimon, Maimonides, was the biggest doctor in his time in Egypt working under the sultan Saladin (I think). He was not only a great scientist but was also a known philosopher ...

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What advice do the sages give for improving one's concentration in prayer?
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Rabbienu Avarohom ban HaRaMbaM HahHosid in his Hamaspig laOvdei HaShem says that the foundation of Judaism in our times and obviously in his is Taffilo. Taffilo is the Ovodoh of our times therefore to ...

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Did the Rambam say it's OK for a Jew to convert to Islam?
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There is a Sefer HaNehHomoh by the RaMbaM's father, Rabbi Maimon HaDayan HaSafardi (http://www.hebrewbooks.org/26889) He writes a whole letter to the jews who were forced to convert to islam in his ...

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Why switch the reference from "גוי" to "עם" in Tachanun?
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I assume its a girsa thing because it happens during havdoloh too. I Daven nosach baladi-teimani/ RaMbaM. For Shabboth we say joyim not amim, same with havdoloh. I asks by rov who davens chassidishe ...

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Are Sephardic Jews allowed to dress up in costumes on Purim?
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Before the period of mourning between Lent and Easter, during which they abstain from meat, Catholics from New Orleans (Mardi Gras) to Rio (Carnival) continue this wild celebration from old Europe. ...

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Jews allowed to pray and join Muslim congregation in Mosques and Experiences
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RaMbaM himself prostrated ( http://www.chayas.com/qidah.htm ), and his son Rabbeinu Avarohom said that the islamic prostration comes from our prophets. He also said we should be ashamed that the goyim ...

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