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Expand Article # 4086 Who is on the Phone?
Q. Good evening. I was just at a conference where I heard Rav Shlomo Miller shlit’a answer questions about Halacha in business, and it seemed that he gave a P'sak that it was OK to phone a mincha minyan, if the balabos is unhappy if it takes too lo ....


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Expand Article # 4085 A Hat Trick
Q. May one wear a winter hood and on top of it a black hat during Shabbos?

A. If they fit well and there is no concern that one may remove them, they could be worn when needed due to the prevailing cold climate during Shabbos, even when ....


Posted 1/26/2023 10:37 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4084 A Marriage of Convenience?
Q. Dear Rabbi. Should one avoid marrying a woman whose siblings are not Frum, if she is the right person and has all the qualities one needs and wants?

A. Talmud (Baba Basra 110a) teaches that before one gets married, he should check o ....


Posted 1/26/2023 10:33 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4083 Be Up to Date
Q. See question 4074 above. If Rosh Chodesh Shvat is so important and auspicious, should one make an effort to do a wedding or a Vort on that day?

A. Some Poskim maintain that one should avoid getting married on the first, third and fi ....


Posted 1/26/2023 10:31 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4082 All Dressed Up
Q. K’vod Horav. Someone who when he davens in shul almost always wears a suit and a tie as well as shoes. When he davens at home does he have to do all the above?

A. on question 3625 regarding davening without shoes on where there is ....


Posted 1/26/2023 10:27 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4081 In Deep Water
Q. See question 4073 above. If one is using the water that was warmed before Shabbat, was kept warm in an insulated tank, has no connection to any fresh water and comes down simply by gravity, as described above, and he wants to use it for ‘Tisha Ka ....


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Expand Article # 4080 Uncharted Waters?
Q. On question 4060 the Rov mentioned that one has to avoid drinking water during the beginning of the Tekufa only for one hour. Yet, I’m aware that for those who keep that tradition, the prohibition stays on even after. What is correct?



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Expand Article # 4079 Lots of Brochos on a New Shul
Q. When a new shul is inaugurated, is it correct to recite the brocho of ‘Hatov Vehameitiv,’ as is customary when a sheared item is acquired and there is great joy and pleasure for many?

A. Mishna Berura (223: 11) rules that when a new ....


Posted 1/26/2023 10:15 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4078 Watch Your Seat
Q. Dear Rov Shlit’a. I’m a member of a Bikur Cholim group and B’H I visit a number of the ill every week. I heard that when someone visits a sick person one should should avoid sitting at or near the bottom end of the bed is that true?



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Expand Article # 4077 A Real Hard Question
Q. Why does the Torah use three different expressions for the hardening of Pharoh’s heart in Parshas Vaeira?

A. The hardening of Pharaoh’s heart is referred to no less than twenty times in the course of the story of the Exodus. Sometim ....


Posted 1/26/2023 10:08 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4076 Lost ithe Wash?
Q. HoRav Miller mentioned that Erev Yom Kippur there is a possible obligation to immerse in a Mikva. If one would find it extremely uncomfortable to do so due to Tznius reasons such as a person who was not brought up with the idea of going to the ....


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Expand Article # 4075 A Delete Shailah
Q. Is it permitted to flush a toilet on Shabbos if a paper such as a receipt fell inside or is it Mochaik (erasing)? In need, can one use the left cover of the roll or other printed paper material as toilet paper? Does it matter which side one use ....


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Expand Article # 4074 Have a Real Happy Birthday
Q. Dear Rabbi. My Hebrew birthday is on the coming up Rosh Chodesh Shevat. I heard that the day is of great importance and has an influence on those born on that day. Could you please explain. Thanks.

A. The name of the month Shev ....


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Expand Article # 4073 Shower Again?
Q. I was wondering if it is OK to shower using hot water on Shabbat. The water was warmed before Shabbat, and is kept inside a well insulated tank on the attic, that has no connection to any fresh water and comes done simply by gravity. Is that ....


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Expand Article # 4072 Face the Music
Q. Dear Rov. As you know my father passed away last year and I’m about to commemorate his first Yohrzait. I have seen people listening to music on the day they have Yohrzait. Is that permitted? Even on the first one? Thank you.

A. On ....


Posted 1/20/2023 11:07 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 4071 Please Take a Shower
Q. A man who goes to the Mikva for the honor of Shabbat or after having relations, can he take a shower after exiting the Mikva. This is most important in our times when we a very concerned with possible infections?

A. On question ....


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Expand Article # 4070 Shows a Lot of Promise!
Q. When I was a kid (close to Bar Mitzva) while I was in Eitz Chaim. I made a Neder (oath) not to get married until I am 40 minimum and until I am wealthy. 
How can I be matir (release me from) this Neder?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller ....


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Expand Article # 4069 Confused by Mixed Plants?
Q. Does Hilchos Kilayim (mixed plants) for Zeraim (not trees or grapes) apply outside of Eretz Yisrael? If there is some application outside of EY, to what extent is it Assur? Specifically I'd like to know if I can plant several herbs and vegetab ....


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Expand Article # 4068 At Your Earliest Convenience
Q. I, along with countless others in a Haredi Community, were able to be Mekadesh the Levana (moon) literally on the last night, on Friday night. It was a tremendous Pachad (fear), with many traveling out of state on Thursday night in hopes of s ....


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Expand Article # 4067 Don’t Get Carried Away
Q. May one carry a Siddur during Shabbos in a place with an Eruv, if he usually tries to avoid relying on it, in order to be Mekadesh the Levana (moon) during Shabbos?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller’s Shlit’a opinion is that it depends wh ....


Posted 1/11/2023 12:55 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)

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