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Q: When are men supposed to start wearing a tallit?

Margot JaffeI am looking for halachic origins. I am also carious about the Sephardic and Ashkenazim halachic justifications for their choice (when to wear it). I learned that Sephardic boys start wearing theirs at a young age, whereas Ashkenazim only start wearing theirs after their wedding day. Does this ju...

 
 
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6:23 AM
Good morning and shanah tovah. Does anyone know of a book that explains the meanings of Tanachic names?
 
 
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2:09 PM
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Q: Sefer which expounds names in Tanach

DonielFThe Torah itself in several places explains the names of people's names. For instance: Yaakov was so called because he grabbed onto Esav's heel (Bereishis 25:26), and he was later called Yisrael as a reference to his defeating Esav's angel (ibid. 32:29). Chavah was originally called Ishah, havi...

 
 
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6:18 PM
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Q: Swapping selichot of the fourth and fifth days after Rosh HaShanah

Joel KI’ve noticed that some Ashkenazi communities (including those following minhag lita and minhag polin) will sometimes swap the order of which days of selichot are said during the Aseret Yemei Teshuvah. In a year when Yom Kippur falls on a Monday or a Thursday, they will recite the selichot printed...

 

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