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Eating for a Sweet New Year - why do we eat apples in honey and the like on Rosh HaShanah? (posted on February 4, 2016)

Washing After Cutting Nails or Hair - what are the sources and meanings? (produced on October 4, 2013)

A "Chazzan" for the "Yamim Nora'im" - what qualities should he have? (produced on August 1, 2013)

Previewing the Haggadah - is it proper on Shabbos HaGadol? (produced on March 13, 2013)

What is Shabbos HaGadol and what miracle does it commemorate? (produced on March 11, 2013)

Shacharis on Erev Pesach - what changes are made? (produced on March 10, 2013)

The Month of Nissan - how is it treated as "a time of joy"? (produced on March 6, 2013)

Charity in Preparation for Pesach - what special collection is made? (produced on March 5, 2013)

During the days of the Omer - What Halachos apply? (first posted Apr. 18, 2010)

Is there an obligation to research the Halachos of Pesach in advance, as a preparation? (first posted Mar. 8, 2010)

What does "hearing" the Megillah entail? - What about the deaf, or electric devices? (first posted Feb. 23, 2010)

Why do we read "Parshas Shekalim"? - Can't "Ki Sisa" Stay In Its Own Week? (first posted Feb. 11, 2010)

The weeks of "Shovevim" - What do the Halacha Sources say? (first posted Jan. 22, 2010)

The day to start "selichos" - What's behind the minhagim? (first posted Sep. 1, 2009)

The expression "a land of figs" in parshas Eikev - How Many Figs can a Saver-on-Shabbos Cut? (first posted Aug. 7, 2009)

Starting Shofar-Blowing in Elul - exactly when? (first posted Aug. 7, 2009)

The Yom Tov of Tu B'Av - is it really merely the "technical" kind? (first posted Aug. 3, 2009)

"The three weeks" as a period for mourning - sources earlier than the Rema (first posted in Av, 2009)

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