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Expand Article # 1264 Trust-us Citr-us
Q. I once read an article where someone was saying there was a problem with orange juice (even with a hechsher) because of "scale bugs" on the peels. I am just wondering if this potential issue would cause a problem with me slicing lemons and puttin ....


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Expand Article # 1263 Beat The Heat
Q. 2) (Re- Electric space heaters in above question) A case: The heater is set to go on and off during the course of Yom Tov or Shabbat and a child was playing with the heater while it was on and turned the knob on the heater to "off" position. Once ....


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Expand Article # 1262 Heat With Feet?
Heat With Feet?

Q. I have some questions regarding electric space heaters we use to heat some rooms in our house and to heat our sukkah.
1) Can they be moved (change position/direction) on Yom Tov and/or Shabbat (if they will not ....


Posted 2/17/2017 11:12 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1261 Love Over The Clove
Q. Is there a mitzva to eat garlic on Friday night for women? What happens if the garlic smell bothers the spouse, is it still a mitzva?

A. See question above. The Talmud (Bava Kama 82a) mentions other health benefits to consuming ga ....


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Expand Article # 1260 Smell To Heaven?
Q. The Mishnah Berurah (O"H 280:1) says that it is obligatory to consume garlic on Friday or Friday night. How is the garlic supposed to be prepared and how many cloves should be ingested?

A. Mishna Berura (ibid.) mentions that it ....


Posted 2/14/2017 12:01 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1259 To-bel Or Not To-bel
Q. I recently bought a Keurig coffee maker and realized that I might need to toivel it. The instructions say it should not be submerged in water. What is Rav Shlomo Miller's opinion on it?
Thank you

A. Some Poskim (Beis ....


Posted 2/13/2017 11:43 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1258 Honour Thy Father and Thy Chavrusa
Q. My elderly father recently moved in with me. Although he has care providers during regular business hours, I am his primary care-giver during the rest of the day. For several years now, I have had a regular skype chavrusa daily (except Shabbos ....


Posted 2/10/2017 4:28 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1257 Must Read This
Q. Hello... There is a prohibition against reading the caption under a picture on Shabbat. A Rav once mentioned that this could apply to reading children's books on Shabbat. These books have a big picture, with some writing on the page explaining ....


Posted 2/10/2017 1:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 1256 Fruits of One's Flavor
Dear Rabbi.
Q. On Tu Bishvat when should one eat the fruits, at the beginning of the seuda or at the end?
If there is a new fruit that requires shecheyanu, should one eat it before the rest, even if it is not from the shivaas haminim?


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Expand Article # 1255 Party Time
Q. For the people who have the minhag to make a special seuda on Tu Bishvat, eat shivas haminim fruits and sing the fifteen shir hamaalos, on this year that it falls on Shabbos, should this be done earlier on Friday night, or berov am during shal ....


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Expand Article # 1254 Sherry Shomyain?
Q. Dear Rabbi Bartfeld, Can you please ask Rav Miller if it is best to refrain from scotch in sherry casks due to the isur hanaah of stam yayin. Thank you.

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion that the hetter he gave for scotch in ....


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Expand Article # 1253 In Heaven's Name
Q. Is there a special name to be given to a child who was born with severe birth defects and not expected to survive?

A. Bris Avos (8: 4) quoting Chida mentions that there is a minhag to give to the severely defected children the name ....


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Expand Article # 1252 Still Need a Name

Q. Re- above question: If a baby born with severe defects and is not expected to survive. If the answer is yes (to give a name), but the parents are not at all religious, could friends without their knowledge name the baby?

A. ....


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Expand Article # 1251 Shem and Hashem
Q. A baby born with severe defects that is not expected to survive, should be given a Jewish name in shul? Does the halacha change if the baby survives thirty days?

A. on question 399 on this forum we wrote: “A number of consequential ....


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Expand Article # 1250 Give It A Spin
Q. Can you use a lettuce dryer on Shabbos? It works by turning a handle and spinning and it has a strainer inside. It has a mechanism for turning the strainer very fast so that the lettuce becomes dry.

A. Shmiras Shabbos Kehilchoso (3: ....


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Expand Article # 1249 A Gentle Pray
Q. Is one allowed to pray for a refua shelaima or wish a refua shelaima to a non Jew?

A. Please read question 1084 hereby quoted:
“Q. Can the gabay of our shule make a mi sheberach for a Gentile (he is a good friend to one ....


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Expand Article # 1248 A Good Many
Q.  Is there a mitzvah to attend a pidyon petter chamor? (redemption of a first born donkey) Should one who is sitting and learning Torah stop learning to attend?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that it is a mitzva t ....


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Expand Article # 1247 The Game's Up
Q. A recent kuntros in Eretz Yisroel was published saying that playing a Rubik cube on Shabbos is a problem of borer. What is Rav Miller position on the issue? Thank you!

A. On request, the name of the Posek who is stringent in the use ....


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Expand Article # 1246 She'll Drink To That
Q. In regards to the shayiles sent on mistakes done under the chupa, I was at a chupa where the mother of the kalah, when the cup of wine was given to her to give it to her daughter, by mistake she drank the whole cup herself, what do you do then? ....


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Expand Article # 1245 Make No Mistake
Q. 4) See prior question 1242.What happens if when reciting the sheva brochos, Shehakol was said instead of Hagefen? Mesameach Chassan Vekala instead of Chassan Im Hakala?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that being under the ....


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