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Laws of Yichud #8 (Text-based)

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Kedushas Levi on Shavuos Part Two

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Kedushas Levi on Shavuos Part 1

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The Chassidic Movement – Zealotry (Satmar)

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The Ten Commandments – Part 5 of 5

Taught in Sixth and I Synagogue. Based on the teachings of Rabbi David Fohrman http://files.nertamid.net/shiurim/Apps/recordings/TC5.mp3Podcast: Download

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Ten Commandments – Part 4 of 5

Taught in Sixth and I Synagogue. Based on the teachings of Rabbi David Fohrman http://files.nertamid.net/shiurim/Apps/recordings/TC4.mp3Podcast: Download

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Jerusalem Our Home Parshas Behar-Bechukosai

There is no tune more haunting and inspiring than Yerushalayim shel Zahav by Naomi Shemer: http://www.shira.net/music/lyrics/yerushalayim-shel-zahav.htm She wrote the song while Jerusalem was indeed desolate from Jews. She wrote it for a May 15th performance. Just about a month later, she joyously added another stanza, celebrating the miraculous victory of the Jewish People, and celebrating more »

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Laws of Shabbos #73

A few practical examples of Ohel that are permitted and forbidden: PERMITTED: Unfolding a hood of a baby carriage is permitted as it is unfolding and not creating a new tent. Covering one’s sukkah with a tarp is allowed as long as it is flush against the s’chach. PROHIBITED: Draping a blanket over chairs is prohibited. more »

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Laws of Shabbos #72

In addition to creating a roof, there is a prohibition against creating a permanent wall. This includes creating a partition that is fastened at both the top and bottom. However, one may unfold a folding wall as it is there already and simply needs to be taken out.

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Laws of Shabbos #71

An extension of the prohibition of building is making a tent – Ohel. One violates this prohibiton when one erects a ‘roof’ that is either permanent or temporary. To be considered making a roof the area it covers must be at least 3.75 inches and there must be empty space underneath (as opposed to a table more »

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