The Tefilah Podcast

Why We Don't Say Tachanun During the Month of Nisan (or How NOT to Daven - Part 3)

April 05, 2022 Rabbi Matt Schneeweiss Season 7 Episode 17
The Tefilah Podcast
Why We Don't Say Tachanun During the Month of Nisan (or How NOT to Daven - Part 3)
Show Notes

This evening (4/5/22), in our tefilah shiur, we were going to continue our analysis of Avos 2:13. However, I recently stumbled upon an eye-opening explanation from the Aruch ha'Shulchan for the (dearly beloved) practice of not saying tachanun for the entirety of Nisan, and I felt like I HAD to give shiur on it. I then realized that since "tachanunim" is one of the subjects of our mishnah, perhaps we could accomplish both objections in one shot. Did we succeed? You tell me!
מסכת סופרים כא:א-ג
טור אורח חיים תכט:ב
שוחן ערוך שם
באר היטב שם
משנה ברורה שם
ערוך השולחן אורח חיים תכט:א-ג
אבות פרק ב משנה יג
רש"י - דברים ג:כג
רבינו יונה - אבות ב:יג
יואל ב:יא-יז 
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