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1:39 AM
Are there any questions that people know of about adding your own supplications within amida during the middle 13 brachot, ie. אתה חנן... לאנוש בינה, עזור לי נא להצליח במבחן שלי למחר, וחננו... ?
I'm mostly curious about any opinions which day that you cannot do this. I only found out about this after highschool and I remember one of my classmates complaining to put rabbi about שע because it was the same thing every time. This would have been an easy answer to give to him, but it was not given.
This has tremendously enriched my davening, wish I know about it sooner.
 
 
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Q: Why we start to say Barchi Nafshi only from Bereshit Sidra?

AviThe Ashkenazim Minhag is to say Pirkei Avot all along the summer and Barchi Nafshi after Shabat Mincha in winter. Usually the only gaps are Shabat Tshuva and Shabat Hagadol, when there is used to be the Rabbi speech to all the community. However, sometimes there are gaps like this year. The previ...

 
 
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Q: Why is the minimum size of a sukkah too small to sleep in?

Daniel KaganAs far as I understand, the Mitzvah of Sukkah is to eat and sleep in it and treat it as your home. Nevertheless, the minimum size of a Sukkah is 7x7 tefachim, which is big enough to eat in but not big enough to sleep in. Why is it possible to fulfill the mitzvah of Sukkah lechatchila with a Sukka...

 

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