Volume 37: Number 39
Thu, 16 May 2019
Subjects Discussed In This Issue:
From: Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer
Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 09:25:27 -0400
Subject: [Avodah] Shva Na's etc.
As sha"tz during my aveilus for my mother a"h I daven out of the large
AS siddur. It has started me trying to do, one could say at long last,
trying to do shva na's.
I also was caught once saying l'eyla in kaddish me'l'ra. Embarrasing.
The AS does not indicate me'l'ra's.
The siddur I use personally, the German Roedelheim siddur, does not
I am soliciting recommendations for an Ashkenaz siddur that will help me
out with these (and perhaps other) enhancements of tefillah.
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From: Micha Berger
Date: Tue, 14 May 2019 12:29:56 -0400
Subject: Re: [Avodah] Shva Na's etc.
On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 09:25:27AM -0400, Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer via Avodah wrote:
: As sha"tz during my aveilus for my mother a"h I daven out of the
: large AS siddur. It has started me trying to do, one could say at
: long last, trying to do shva na's.
: I also was caught once saying l'eyla in kaddish me'l'ra.
: I am soliciting recommendations for an Ashkenaz siddur that will
: help me out with these (and perhaps other) enhancements of tefillah.
My tallis bag usually has a pocket-size Siddur Tefillah Simanim, from
the people who gave you the tiqun with a parallel name and format.
I noticed from discussions on Mesorah that R Seth Mandel (PhD Semitic
Languages) disagrees with Simanim less often than ArtScroll. (But I
CCed RSM to let him speak for himself, if he so chooses.)
Additionally, Simanim has nice notes in the margin, kind of rashei peraqim
to keep kavanah on track. (As expected, I don't always agree with their
decisions, but more often than most.)
It *can* be a bit of an information overload. For someone our generation
or older, I would also recommend the full size edition, as even with
reading glasses, seeing all the simanim in the pocket-size is a challenge.
So, if that's too busy, Koren.
Moving beyond your actual request:
If you want to see what the 19th cent O-Haskalishe gramarians (including
R Shlomo-Zalman Hanau [Raza"h] and R Wolf Heidenheim [Ravva"h]) did to
Nusach Ashkenaz, you need an Eizor Eliyahu. The footnotes contrast older
nusachos to their and the Gra's emendations.
Micha Berger Today is the 24th day, which is
mi...@aishdas.org 3 weeks and 3 days in/toward the omer.
http://www.aishdas.org Tifferes sheb'Netzach: When does domination or
Fax: (270) 514-1507 taking control result in balance and harmony?
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From: Rich, Joel
Date: Wed, 15 May 2019 13:22:24 +0000
Subject: [Avodah] passing a cemetery
If one passes a cemetery every day on their commute to work but their brain
doesn't process it (that's how our vision actually works), do they then
make a bracha when going to a cemetery for a funeral?
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