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Why is turning on a faucet not considered molid or boneh?

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Are these bicycles hefker?

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Halachic aspects of relocating an established minyan

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Do Jewish hermeneutics include an analogue for repudiating the "argument ad hominem"?

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Why should a kashrus certification agency change their standards?

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Help me find a source for glossing "sefer" (in Shabbat 14a) as "Torah, Nevi'im, and Ketuvim"

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Connections between Biur Chametz and Tashlich?

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What bracha for a mixture of apple and grape juice?

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Sitting or Standing for Kaddish - historical divergence between Conservative and Orthodox minhag

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How many editions of the "Authorised Daily Prayer Book" have there been?

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When do we read Megillat Ruth?

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Have any Orthodox rabbis or rabbinic organizations called for a communal fast on Thursday, October 12, 2023?

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May Megillat Esther be read from a seated position?

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May one paddle a canoe (or ride in one) around in a lake or pond on Yom Tov?

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Lit the menorah at my mother's home, then again at my home. Which brachot are said?

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What is the source of the words of the Hebrew folksong "Hevenu Shalom Aleichem"? [closed]

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What goes on in an Orthodox Women's Rosh Chodesh celebration?

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Does hamotzi need to be recited again if a meal is interrupted and resumed later?

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Which passages in Megillat Esther are read with a different trope? [duplicate]

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Why was the Priesthood hereditary?

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Why are trace amounts of chametz in milk or eggs bittul before Pesach, but not in spices or quinoa?

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Does food absorb a chametz ta'am if there is no heat (or equivalent) involved?

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"In the next world, a person shall be judged for all the fruit that he saw but did not eat." — Source?

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Would a Beit Din open its proceedings with the recitation of Shehecheyanu?

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Is it inappropriate to announce the upcoming molad prior to Shabbat?

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Torah reading for Mincha when Shemini Atzeret falls on Shabbat

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Why has Tisha b'Av begun on Saturday night so often recently?

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What parts of the Shabbat shacharit and musaf are omitted when davening without a minyan? [duplicate]

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How frequently does one need to recite Shehakol when drinking? [duplicate]

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Does person reading Megillah silently from a scroll in private fulfill the mitzvah?