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"Adonai, s'fatai tiftach ufi yagid t'hilatecha" Opening line of the Amidah Is this line supposed to be recited every time we say the Amidah? Is it said at Shacharit, Musaf, Mincha, and Maariv? Is it a personal line said quietly or does the Cantor say it aloud? Is it said during the repetition of the Amidah? It seems that in my congregation it is only recited out loud periodically and with a special niggun. Thanks.
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Dear Rabbi, I am searching for a Hebrew grammar book which has sigular and plural number charts, niqqud charts, and a large number of vocabulary of Hebrew words. Could you recommend this type of book? If you tell me the name of this type of Hebrew grammar book, I will try to buy this at online. How I can speak Hebrew fluently? Can you give me some advice for that please?

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HI am a female in my twenties and haven some question regarding standing during certain parts of prayers. 1. What is the reason for standing during some parts of the prayers? 2. Are women obligated to stand in Shul at certain parts of the prayer? 3. Is it considered transgressing when everyone stands and you sit? 4. Is the obligation to stand different at home and in shul? 5. Does it make a difference if you need to stand, if theres a mechitza in shul and you cant see the ark? Thank you for your time and for this forum!
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In V-Shamru, the words "the children of Israel" are written 2 different ways: 1st: בְנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל 2nd: בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל Why is the first with a Vav and the second with a Bet? Should each be pronounced accordingly? I have always used the B sound for both.

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Questions about pronunciation and meaning of some Hebrew words. Thanks for your help. Hebrew word Meaning Pronunciation שַׁבָּת Sabbath Sha-Bat שָׁבַת Sabbath Sha-Vat Why V sound vs B sound? מִמְקוֹמוֹ from its place Mim-komo Never heard as Mi'me-komo לִמְקוֹמָה to its place Lim-komo Yet for this word, some say Li'me-komo

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Hi. Is one required to complete Shema by the latest time, or only to begin Shema by that time? Is there a difference of opinion? Thanks so much.
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In שים שלום we ask "please give us ברכינו באור פניך וכו' bec. in the past you gave us through אור פניך a different list of good things e.g. תורת חיים ואהבת חסד. What happened to the original request טובה וברכה וכו'? What's the המשך? Why aren't we asking for תורת חיים and אהבת חסד? Why is the fact that it was used in the past grounds for granting it in the future?
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