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117. Remembering Ya’aleh v’Yavo after Musaf
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19:11 If someone forgot to say ya’aleh v’yavo at shacharis on Rosh Chodesh or chol hamoed, he must repeat Shemoneh Esrei, even if he already said musaf including ya’aleh v’yavo. (There are a variety of opinions on this matter. One may be able to rely on his ya’aleh v’yavo from musaf if he davened with […]
116. Forgetting Ya’aleh v’Yavo
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19:9 If someone erred during maariv on the first night of Pesach and started saying the weekday Shemoneh Esrei, if he remembered after starting the blessing “bareich aleinu,” he must finish saying that bracha but he does not say tal u’matar since the congregation does not say it on that day. The same is true […]
115. Errors within 30 Days
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19:7 If someone made a mistake and said tal u’matar in the summer months, he must return to the start of the blessing “bareich aleinu.” If he didn’t remember until after saying the verse “yihiyu l’ratzon” at the end of Shemoneh Esrei, he must repeat the entire Shemoneh Esrei. 19:8 What if one can’t recall […]
114. Tal u’Matar
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19:5 Outside of Israel, we begin to say “tal u’matar,” the request for dew and rain, at maariv on the sixtieth day after the autumnal equinox. This is typically the fifth of December. (In Israel, we begin on 7 Cheshvan – OC 117:1.) This insertion is said until Pesach. 19:6 If someone made a mistake […]
113. Morid HaTal
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19:3 In locations where people say “morid hatal” in the summer months, if someone erred and said “tal” instead of “geshem” in the winter months, here’s how to proceed: If he remembers after he has already said “Baruch Atah Hashem,” he finishes saying the bracha. In this case, he does not have to repeat Shemoneh […]
112. Mashiv HaRuach
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19:1 In the winter months, we say “mashiv haruach u’morid hageshem,” that God causes the wind to blow and the rain to fall, in the second blessing of Shemoneh Esrei. This insertion begins with the musaf prayer on Shemini Atzeres. Before Shemoneh Esrei, the gabbai should announce to insert mashiv haruach; if he does not, […]
111. Davening Under the Influence
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18:21 One may not walk within four cubits (six feet) of a person who is saying Shemoneh Esrei. If one has finished saying his own Shemoneh Esrei and someone else is still davening behind him, he should not step back until the second person finishes, as this is tantamount to walking in front of him. […]
110. If the Seated Person was There First
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18:19 If a person is sitting near someone who is saying Shemoneh Esrei because he is physically weak, he should not be rebuked. 18:20 If a person was already seated and someone else came along and started saying Shemoneh Esrei to the side of or in front of him, the seated person need not stand […]
109. Sitting Near Someone Who is Davening
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18:17 If one has to pass wind while saying Shemoneh Esrei, the procedure differs depending on where he is. If he is praying at home, he steps four cubits (about six feet) back or to the side to let it out. He then waits until the odor dissipates and returns to his place. He then […]
108. Interrupting During “Elokai, N’tzur L’shoni”
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18:15 When reciting the prayer “Elokai, n’tzur l’shoni” (“God, guard my tongue”) at the end of Shemoneh Esrei, one may interrupt in order to reply to certain prayers, following the same parameters as interrupting between the sections of Shema and its blessings (refer back to 16:3). However, if at all possible, one should first recite […]