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Expand Article # 2140 No Pass Over on Passover
No Pass Over on Passover

Q. When one is shopping in a store during Pesach, which contains both kosher and non-kosher foods, and one is approached by a fellow customer, who may or may not be Jewish, and that customer requests that one s ....


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Expand Article # 2139 Bottoms Up?
Q. On Friday night we eat the bottom challa; is there reason to eat from the bottom Matzoh as opposed to the middle since this year Pesach and Seder coincide?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 274: 1) writes that on Leil Shabbos (Friday night) ....


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Expand Article # 2138 Selling Point
Q. Are you allowed to sell with the chometz an open large bag of flour, if you are machmir not to sell chometz gomur?

A. Poskim mention that there is room to be stringent in including in the sale of chometz to Gentiles chometz gomur o ....


Posted 4/18/2019 11:41 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2137 Ill At Ease?
Q. One who is lo alenu sick with a digestive system disease, and often gets nauseous, or in need to vomit and finds it hard to eat. If he eats a kezais of matza at that time does he comply with the mitzva? Is it maybe seen as eating an achila gassa o ....


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Expand Article # 2136 Every Bite Counts
Q. (Re- questions 2122-23). To clarify - regarding the opinion of the Vilna Gaon that it is a mitzvah to eat matzah all seven days of Pesach, does this meant that one fulfills a mitzvah with every kezayis consumed, or that one fulfills one mitzva ....


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Expand Article # 2135 Do me a little flavor
Q. In order to be yotze with maror, how much of the flavor of the horseradish should be left, if it was left open?

A. Poskim disagree if it is preferred to grind the maror before Yom Tov and leave it well covered until the night, or n ....


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Expand Article # 2134 Thought for Food
Q. Is it necessary to eat by the siyum in order to eat later, and if so what is one to do if no food is provided, as the shul is already clean for Pesach?

A. Poskim indeed write that one should attend and eat at the siyum's seuda a lea ....


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Expand Article # 2133 Party Crasher?
Q. By the siyum on erev Pesach, is it necessary for the bechor to understand what is said, or do they comply if they are not able to hear or to follow what is said?

A. Poskim disagree if it is essential for one who wants to partake and b ....


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Expand Article # 2132 Quick Sale
Q. If one already sold his chometz and then acquires more, I heard That Rav Miller rules that it is not included in the mechira. Is it enough just to contact the Rov it was sold to and tell him about the new chometz?
What happens when after ....


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Expand Article # 2131 Not Under the Chometz Influence
Q. People who sell all kinds of chametz liquors before Pesach to a Non-Jew, why do they abstain from selling beer to them?

A. See question above in regards to avoiding the sale of chometz gomur or certainly and Biblically prohibited ch ....


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Expand Article # 2130 Throw a Shaila on the Scale
Q. Shalom Harav, We know one may not tend to there personal needs before davening; is it a violation of this halocho to go on a scale first thing in the morning which takes about 10 seconds. The reason one would choose this time is that the experts ....


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Expand Article # 2129 First In Last Out
Q. On Shabbos Hagodol if there is a Bar Mitzva, who has preference for maftir, the Rabbi who always receives the maftir, or the Bar Mitzva boy who is also a Cohen?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that the Rabbi has preferen ....


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Expand Article # 2128 Happy Returns
Q. Re- Above question on a kinyan (acquisitive act) for the matzos eaten at the seder by family and guests. Should that kinyan be done for them in mind, at the time the host buys his matzos?
Does that apply also to the maror?

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Expand Article # 2127 It Pays to Pay
Q. (Re- Above question on a kinyan (acquisitive act) for the matzos eaten at the seder by family and guests). Is it advisable that the guest pay a symbolic amount to the host for the matzos to be eaten later at the seder?

A. Some Poskim ....


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Expand Article # 2126 Seder Assets
Q. How do you handle during the Pesach Seder, the kinyan (acquisitive act) needed to have the matzos gifted to the family and guests, since matzos have to be owned by the eater?

A. Shulchan Aruch (454: 4) rules that one does not comply ....


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Expand Article # 2125 Never Too Late to Learn
Q. Re - Last question. (How do you arrange a minimal seder for an elderly lady that is mentally OK, but bed ridden at home). What is the minimal Haggada reading that has to be said for her? Does she have to ask the four kashios?  Do you need a full ....


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Expand Article # 2124 Mind the Senior Moment
Q. How do you arrange a minimal seder for an elderly lady that is mentally OK, but bed ridden at home.
What is the smallest shiur of matza, and how do you prepare it with water?

A. Normally Poskim recommend for matza are at least a ....


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Expand Article # 2123 Shemura Segula?
Q. Is there a segula on eating shmura the entire Pesach?

A. See above question. Moadim Uzemanim (3: 267) writes that even according to the Poskim that maintain there is a mitzva on eating matza the entire Pesach, there is no purpose o ....


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Expand Article # 2122 Be Shomer the Shemura
Q. Some people have developed a custom to eat only "shmura" matza the entire Pesach. Is there a basis for such a minhag considering even our "non shmura" is generally watched in a fashion that technically would have been considered shmura to be yotz ....


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Expand Article # 2121 Is It Nice to See You?
Q. Should one make an effort to see a president or a prime minister in our days?

A. Talmud (Brochos 9b) teaches that one should run to see the honour given even to the Gentile kings, since if he merits, he may be able to see the future ....


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