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When a parent passes away, the child says Kaddish for eleven months, not twelve. I know it has something to do with the soul of the departed. Question 1: Does a parent say Kaddish for eleven months for a departed child? It is the custom of some people to say Kaddish for eleven months even if it is not mandated - for example: husband for departed wife, sibling for departed sibling. Question 2: Should someone say Kaddish every time the Mourner's Kaddish can be recited after the twelve months? How does that reflect on the departed person's soul?

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Dear Rabbi, when I sit down at my desk (nowadays, with COVID-19, it’s in my home office) and start the workday, is there a prayer I should be saying right then? What I’m trying to ask is: How does a person bring God into one’s personal workplace?

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Dear Rabbi, I have a question about Grace after Meals. I’ve seen people who just say the regular Grace after Meals, but I’ve also seen people who add an introduction before saying it. Could you please explain this? Thanks.

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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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