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Expand Article # 3445 Lip Service?
Q. Why is it correct to say in Shemone Essreh three times a day "Ki Becha Batachnu" or "Because we trust in You," when we know that it is not necessarily always true?

A. On a very similar question (831) regarding why do we say ever ....


Posted 11/29/2021 3:46 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3444 Clean One's Act
Q. Is it correct for Frum people to leave a discarded toilet for street collection sometimes for more than a week, when the neighbors are people who often learn Torah and also say words of Tefila as they walk in the street where that toilet is?


Posted 11/25/2021 11:08 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3443 The Correct Question
Q. In Ta'anis Daf 4a R' Shmuel bar Nachmani says that three people asked Hashem shelo kahogen (incorrectly) and He replied twice kahogen and once shelo kahogen. This seems to imply that we must be "careful what we wish for" lest Hashem respond wit ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:51 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3442 The Black Sea?
Q. (See questions above) Can one make the Bracha on the sea when seeing it from a plane while traveling at night?

A. Halichos Shlomo (23: 26) maintains that if one sees enough as when the moon shines strongly on it and awakens feel ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:42 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3441 High Seas?
Q. Can one recite say 'Ose Maase Bereishit' when looking at the sea from the great altitude of a flight at the time one cannot see any details, just a great blue surface ?

A. Although it is preferable to recite the Brocho at the be ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:34 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3440 A Plane Answer
Q. If one saw the sea from the plane at the beginning of the trip and did not make the Bracha of 'Ose Maase Bereishit' at the time, can he say it latter during the same flight?

A. Betzel Hachochmo (5: 27) rules that all brochos rec ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:26 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3439 Falling for the Falls
Q. See question above. Does the same apply to seeing the Lake Ontario and the rivers close to Niagara Falls?

A. On question 3288 regarding Brocho does one say if any when seeing first time Niagara Falls, we wrote:
"Horav Shlomo Mi ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:21 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3438 The Lacking of the Lakes
Q. See question above Q G-d willing, I am planning a trip to Toronto in the near future. Since I will be traveling over the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, and will ostensibly see Lake Ontario while in Toronto, do I make a separate Brocho up ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:11 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3437 From Sea to Shining Sea
Q. G-d willing, I am planning a trip to Toronto in the near future. Since I will be traveling over the Mediterranean Sea, the Atlantic Ocean, (and will ostensibly see Lake Ontario while in Toronto), do I make a separate Brocho upon seeing each bod ....


Posted 11/25/2021 10:02 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3436 Don't Ask Alexa
Q. Can one use a computer that follows Alexa or Siri type of vocal instructions do melachot (prohibited works) on Shabbat, if it is programmed to only randomly follow up instructions 50% of the time? Since this scenario is definitely not a Pesik R ....


Posted 11/22/2021 4:01 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3435 Sorry for the Sorrow
Q. Can someone observing Avelus during Shloshim (the first Thirty Days) attend during Shabbos a Sheva Brochos meal of a family member in a shul, to which he also contributed?

A. See Shulchan Aruch (Y.D. 391: 2) that one should not at ....


Posted 11/19/2021 9:36 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3434 A Reflection on Sadness
Q. See question above. Can an Avel during Shloshim (the thirty days after the beginning of mourning for a dear one) attend a Melave Malka (meal at the end of Shabbos), in which singing the Zemiros and happy chants of that particular meal if he is ....


Posted 11/19/2021 9:33 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3433 A Gut'n Shabbos!
Q. Can an Avel during Shiva who is used to invite a large group of guest on Friday night, while singing and enjoying great food, for the purpose of Kiruv and bringing people close to Judaism, continue to do so while he is in mourning?



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Expand Article # 3432 Very Last Payment?
Q. Someone receives the benefits and compensation from a spouses life insurance policy. Does one have to give Maaser on those monies received? Can one discount the payments and other costs involved in acquiring and  maintaining the policy?
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Posted 11/19/2021 9:24 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3431 Be Right On the Money
Q. Is it correct for the Gabaim in charge of a Pushka or Tzedaka collection box place a sign on it that they don't accept pennies or Tzedaka Vouchers?

A. Although one may argue that the Gabai or Gabaim in charge of the collection ....


Posted 11/19/2021 9:21 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3430 A Glance on Stealing
Q. A Shul from where books are taken outside the shul without permission and often not returned, can they place a sign that whoever takes out a sefer without the permission of the Gabaim transgresses the prohibition of stealing and his Torah learni ....


Posted 11/18/2021 10:30 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3429 Bowl Out?
Q. Can I join a Jewish but not religious bowling team group, if I don't attend their nice party at the end of the season with DJ and cash prizes?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that it is better to avoid this type of ....


Posted 11/18/2021 10:15 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3428 Minds on the Meeting
Q. I am part of a recovery group that meets on Saturdays. I obviously cannot attend but they record the meeting. Would it be a problem to watch on another day, knowing that it was recorded on Shabbos? Kol Tuv.

A. Horav Shlomo Mil ....


Posted 11/18/2021 10:06 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3427 Cut a Brake
Q.Parents who live in a remote community gave birth to a healthy baby boy. There are only two Mohalim available. The first Mohel is not Shomer Shabbos but available to do the bris on the 8th day. The second mohel is Shomer Shabbos but is not avail ....


Posted 11/15/2021 4:01 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 3426 What Makes All the Difference?
Q. If it was such a great and unique achievement for Avraham Avinu to keep mitzvos, how come that Rachel and Leah who grew on Lavan's house were able to do the same when they were so young?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion ....


Posted 11/15/2021 3:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)

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