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Expand Article # 2848 Add To or Add Up?
Q. I met a Rabbi of an Orthodox congregation who says that he adds Piyutim, that were composed by the Rishonim but were never instituted by any congregation known today, to the davening, on various occasions such as the Yomim HaNoraim, during the wee ....


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Expand Article # 2847 Say Can You See?
Q. I live on the penthouse of a tall building and I can see the sea from far. How close does one have to be to the water, to be able to say tashlich?
A. On question 986 regarding the dateline and how far according to the Chazon Ish the waters ....


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Expand Article # 2846 Test The Waters
Q. Is it better to say tashlich by a flowing river if one has a choice or can it be said lekatchila by a lake or the sea?

A. Maharil mentions that the source for the minhag of tashlich is the midrash (Yalkut Shimoni, Vayeira 99), that ....


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Expand Article # 2845 Hazoom Es Hakol
Q. (Re- above question) can one do tashlich via zoom, during the Aseret Yemei Teshuva in case of need.

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that one should not. The reason is that reciting tashlich next
to a body of flowin ....


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Expand Article # 2844 Blow One's Own Horn?
Q. A high risk elderly patient was strongly recommended by his doctors to avoid going to shul on Rosh Hashana to avoid the danger of contamination and also because of his weakness and many health issues. The shul is willing to send a baal tokea to bl ....


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Expand Article # 2843 So Far So Good?
Q. Several congregations offer Hatarat Nedarim (annulment of vows and oaths) Erev Rosh Hashana to be done from far by zoom on this pandemic days. Is that permitted lekatchila (on the onset)?

A. Poskim disagree if one can do hataras neda ....


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Expand Article # 2842 Double or Nothing?
Q. Is it true that in some years, the smallest of all parshios Parshas Vayelech is read twice a year? Is there a reason why?

A. So it is on this year (5780), Parshas Vayelech is being read twice in the same year. Then again, surprisingl ....


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Expand Article # 2841 Have You Seen This?
Q. I was at a bris milah recently and I saw something I never saw before in my life. The mohel took the baby after he was brought in, and placed it on the bimah of the shul, where he was also prepared for the bris, before setting him on the sandek. I ....


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Expand Article # 2840 Have You Heard This?
Q. I go every year to blow shofar for people that cannot come to shul because of health or age issues.
I go to a building where almost everyone on that floor is more or less frum.
Because of the issues of separation these days, I was wo ....


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Expand Article # 2839 Chop Chop Away!
Q . Regarding question above, since some accustom to chop eggs and raw onions on Shabbos by the table, for a number of reasons such as the chopping should be done 'samuch leseuda' (right before the meal), is there an issue if one peels the onions bef ....


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Expand Article # 2838 Know Your Onions
Q. We just learned on the Daf that eating onions is dangerous and can put the eater on sakana (danger of life). How come everyone practically eats onions with eggs on Shabbos, herring with onions, or just salads with onions?

A. Indeed, ....


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Expand Article # 2837 Checked this out Too
Q. On question 2824 you wrote that "The Rov also added his opinion to those Poskim who maintain that no brocho is recited when replacing a mezuza that was removed for the purpose of having it checked." Does it matter how long the mezuza was removed f ....


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Expand Article # 2836 Clean as a Whistle
Q. There was no one to blow the shofar after davening a few days ago, so I offered. The available shofar had been used by someone else recently. I used the hand sanitizers liquid to rinse the mouth and inside area of the shofar, but as it does on the ....


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Expand Article # 2835 On the Wrong Place at the Right Time
Q. If someone is in the bathroom (see question above) and hears the shofar while he is there, is he yotze bediebed (comply after the fact), or does he have to repeat those tekios? Is one even allowed to have kavana (intention) to be yotze?



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Expand Article # 2834 Take a Break?
Q. Should someone who went to the bathroom during Mussaf on Rosh Hashana say asher yotzar, or not be mafsik (interrupt) during tekias shofar and wait until after the last tekia? What about if someone has a condition that he has to go out several time ....


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Expand Article # 2833 Stand on Safe Ground
Q. In our shul the amud at the front is close to an entrance and people often go by. Due to the current covid need to separate and avoid contamination, the Chazan who is very worried has asked that on this special occasion he should be allowed to dav ....


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Expand Article # 2832 Thanks But Yes Thanks
Q. There are so many tefilot and bakashot during the Yemei Hadin for all our necessities and needs for the coming year. How come we donít find in the sidur, machzor, or in Halacha sefarim any tefila or bracha for thanking Hashem for the life given ....


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Expand Article # 2831 Who Is To Daven?
Q. When one ovel has already chazaka to daven by the amud of a shul, and then another ovel arrives. If the second one davens louder and is a better ba'al tefilah than the first, can the gabayim refrain the first one from continuing to daven by the a ....


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Expand Article # 2829 Sharing an Answer
Q. An ovel that comes to daven mostly but not always to a shul and gets the amud when he comes. If another new ovel arrives in that shul, should he share with the newcomer, or do we rule that the first one has already a chazaka (established rights) t ....


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Expand Article # 2830 The Selichos Rights
Q. The minhag in our shul is that during selichos days, the one who says selichos also davens for the amud, An ovel has been davening for a while by us, and has a chazoko (established rights) to the amud, but he is unable to say selichos. What has p ....


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