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Q: Why skip tachnun on shavuos tashlumin?

Awtsmoos--עצמותB"H Every chag has tashlumin, "make up time", to bring the required offerings on it, all 7 days. Even though shavuos is only 1 day, for 6 days after it, in the times of the Beis Hamikdash, people would be able to bring the necessary sacrifices. Nowadays, many Jewish communities that I'm aware of ...

 
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2:12 PM
@IsaacMoses thank you for opening the shiva room. I saw it in between all the visits and other things I was engaged with during the week and would have loved to have been able to find the time to visit
Didn't work out in the end. Happy to receive the bracha. I realise that it might sound rote, like someone just saying perfunctory words that have already been said many times before, but actually I do find it very comforting
every individual jew offers an individual bracha :)
and i will happily accept such brachas from the righteous non-jews here as well
 
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11:48 PM
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Q: Source for "Beahava" in Birkat Kohanim? What if the Kohen dislikes someone in the congregation?

YoreinuThe Bracha the Kohanim recite for Birkat Kohanim is (Sotah 39a): אשר קדשנו בקדושתו של אהרן וצונו לברך את עמו ישראל באהבה who has sanctified us with the sanctity of Aaron and commanded us to bless Your nation Israel with love. What is the reason for saying the word באהבה (with love), given that ...


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