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Expand Article # 2300 A Short Vort on a Vort


Q. Can one make a vort (engagement celebration) on the night after Tisha B'av, when it was pushed off from Shabbos to Sunday (nidche) with some music?

A. See prior question 2291. Other Poskim also permit music on the night ....


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Expand Article # 2299 Make Merry Medical Miracle
Q. Can one make a seudas hodaah for a medical miracle that occurred recently during the month of Av, or should one better wait until next month?

A. From the following questions it would appear that you may do the seuda already after Tish ....


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Expand Article # 2298 Choosing Right
Q. If someone removed an insect from the lettuce leafs of a salad when rinsing it in water on Shabbos, can one eat that salad that day?

A. Biur Halacha (319: 1 - haborer) quotes P'ri Megadim that after the fact when someone transgressed ....


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Expand Article # 2297 It's a Dogs Life
Q. I reside in a town where it is illegal to feed stray animals including dogs. There is a stray dog that from time to time shows up in our front yard and definitely looks as starving. I have called the designated authorities to take care of it, but ....


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Expand Article # 2296 Food for the Birds
A pair of pigeons have made a nest on the windowsill of my roofless but enclosed porch and the two eggs have already hatched into the cutest pair and fastest-growing little pigeons I have ever had the pleasure of seeing up so close.
I understa ....


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Expand Article # 2295 Stay Tuned
Q. Parshas Devarim is usually read before Tisha Beav or as in this year on Tisha Beav that is nidche, since there is no avelus in Shabbos. Why do many read on kerias Hatorah the posuk of: "Eicha essa lebadi" and the Haftara of Shabbos Chazon, with t ....


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Expand Article # 2294 A Mixed Blessing
Q. At a bris the mohel had a bit of a cold, so he asked someone else present to do the mitzva of metzitza (oral suction of the blood). What should be done then when reciting the Horachaman by the end of birkat hamazon, that reads: "Horachamam Hu Ivar ....


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Expand Article # 2293 Show Why we Don't Show the Door
Q. On Shabbos, in a reshus harabbim, (no eiruv), there is a Jew who is standing outside a shul because he does not know the password to open the door. The Jew is holding a bag (a mechallel Shabbos r"l). May one open the door for him? (Whether from ....


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Expand Article # 2292 Good Things Come to Those Who Wait
Q. One who is being driven to the mountains and suddenly remembers that he did not daven Maariv yet, and he can tell the driver to pull over and wait 15 minutes while he davens with a minyan (the last available minyan) - but there are four other peo ....


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Expand Article # 2291 Eyes to the Feast
Q. Can one eat meat\chicken Motzei Tishah B'av this year since the fast is a nidche?

A. Remah (Shulchan Aruch O.H. 558: 1) rules that meat is not permitted on the night after Tisha Beav, even when it was nidche (transferred) to Su ....


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Expand Article # 2290 Baby Blues?
Q. Can you make a Sholom Zochor for a newborn baby on Shabbos Chazon that is also Tisha Beav (nidche) as in this year.

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that since this celebration is always done, omitting it on this Shabbos w ....


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Expand Article # 2289 An Easy Pill to Swallow
Q. I was under the impression that one can take the pre-fasting pills. This (quotation bellow from dailyhalacha@aol.com) clearly says not
"One should not say that one is eating to have strength for the fast, and one may not take a pill that ....


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Expand Article # 2288 Encase the Staircase Case
Q. In question 2280 you wrote that in a house where the basement is rented out to men, there is no prohibition of yichud (men and women secluding together) for the woman on the higher floor, if the door is locked from the upstairs side of the stai ....


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Expand Article # 2287 Rags or Riches
Q. For those of us that follow the custom cited in the Ramo to wear weekday clothing on Shabbos Chazon, a custom that was practiced throughout the Rhineland for generations, is it OK for us to circulate among others of our Jewish brethren that pract ....


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Expand Article # 2286 Only Kosher Spirits?
Q. (See above question 2283). Does it make a difference on food and drinks kept in a hospital room, if the patient who perished was a Jew or not?

A. Poskim disagree whether when a Gentile dies the water should be spilled. See Nitei Gavr ....


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Expand Article # 2285 Sure Cure?
Q. (See above question 2283), Does one have to be concerned on food and drinks kept in a hospital room, if even when the patient recovered and went home, maybe someone else passed away during that time in the hospital and that would prohibit the foo ....


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Expand Article # 2284 A Deadly Cover Story
Q. (See above question 2283). Does it make a difference if the food and drinks kept in a hospital room when the patient died there, where still sealed or where covered?

A. As mentioned in prior question, on food there is after the fac ....


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Expand Article # 2283 Not a Kindred Spirit
Q. Is it permitted to consume food or drinks that were kept in a hospital room when the patient died there?

A. In regard to food on question 1750 concerning someone that had some food in his pockets and entered a cemetery, if he can he ....


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Expand Article # 2282 Spot Check
Q. Can one remove during the nine days only the stains and spots from clothing, without washing the garment?
During the Nine Days, may one remove "ring around the collar" (sweat stains that form around the collar on a white shirt)? Or is this ....


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Expand Article # 2281 Holds Promise?
Q. Is there a source to the minhag that some have to perform a ceremony of Hatarat Nedarim,when a person is a goses or moribund and about to pass away? This is done for the purpose of absolving the dying patient from all vows and promises done in hi ....


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