Thursday, August 13, 2020
  
Homepage - Start here...
log in  •  join

Current Password:
New Password: (5 Char Min)
Confirm New Password:

User name (email)
Password
Remember Me:
Forgot Password?
| Home
Directory
Calendar
Alerts
Classified
Shuls & Tefillos
Contact Us
 Browse the directory by:
Business Listings
Categories
Search the directory for:
 
Important Numbers

Doctors and Physicians (13)
Emergency Numbers (12)
Hospitals (22)
Pharmacy (20)
Pharmacy - 24 Hours (4)
Pharmacy - Midnight (15)
Shatnez (1)
Toronto Jewish Social Services (0)
Walk-in Clinics (2)


FRUMToronto Topics

 Audio and PDF's:
Rabbi Ganzweig>
Weekly Publications>
 Articles:
Articles of Interest (216)
Ask The Rabbi (2797)
Bulletins & Alerts (2)
Community Events Blog (23)
Frum Toronto Staff (2)
Gut Shabbos & Gut Yom Tov (63)
Inspirational Stories (7)
Kuntrus Ramach Avarim (2)
Message Board (25)
Parenting (149)
Parsha Pearls (451)
Readers Recipes (4)
Shemiras Halashon (178)
Shmiras Haloshon Yomi (128)
Special Prayers (34)
Tehillim (99)
Thoughts for the Week (191)

FRUMToronto Links

Advertising Rates>
Eruv Toronto>


From:  Email: 
Enter characters before submitting:

FRUMToronto Articles Ask The Rabbi Show More
Show Less

Have a question? Send it in! Questions are answered by Rabbi Bartfeld.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141

Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #583 Not so Fast
Q. I'm taking antibiotics and I also suffer from reflux and find it hard to fast, do I have to fast on the 17 of Tamuz?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 554: 6) rules that an ill person does not have to fast on the lesser days of ta'anis sin ....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:31 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #582 All is Good.
Q. A parve soup in a meat pot, with a milk plastic ladle. no kli is ben yomo.
what is the status of the soup, pot , and ladle?

Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that all are kosher (See Y.D. 94: 4)

Rabb ....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:28 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #581 Fast or Feast?
Q. Can I still shave and hear music on the night prior to the fast (of 17th of Tamuz) since the fasting begins in the morning?

A. Igrois Moshe (O.H.1: 168, 4:112) explains that whether the prohibitions of the three weeks such as sha ....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:27 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #580 Is Aron a Person?
Q. Sometimes there are only 9 people showing up at shul. The problem is that they lock the doors every hour on the hour so if we dont get a minyan, lets say at 8 AM, there is no chance to get a minyan since we have to leave by 9 AM.

....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:25 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #579 Oversee the Dentifrice?
Q. Is Colgate Toothpaste Kosher? Is there a problem using it although there is no hashgacha on the package?
Are any brands specifically not kosher?

A. Har Tzvi (Y.D. 95) permits toothpaste that has a non-kosher ingredient ....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:25 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #578 A Sweeping Shaileh
Q. I have a mulberry tree next to the side entrance of my home and the mulberries fall on the paved entrance. They can cause a mess on the carpets when someone steps on them and enters the house. Can they be swept with a broom on Shabbos since the ....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:20 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #577 Yonge but Grown Eruv
Q. My friends are coming in from Israel and want to know if there is an Eruv where I live please. 5XXX Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Between Finch Ave. W. and Sheppard Ave. W.)

A. Rabbi Akiva Steinmetz Shlit"a (Rabbi in c ....


Posted 7/17/2014 10:19 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #576 Windows to the Moon
Q. Can someone stay inside as say Kidush Levanah by seeing the moon through the window if it is too hot or too cold outside?

A. The Remah (O.H. 426: 4) rules that one should not recite Kidush Levono underneath a roof. Mishna Berura ....


Posted 7/11/2014 11:43 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #575 Interrupting Kidush
Q. If someone is in the middle of saying the bracha of Kidush Levanah and someone else approaches him and tells him Shalom Aleichem can he respond or is it a Hefsek?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 66: 1) rules that in the middle of the broc ....


Posted 7/11/2014 11:42 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #574 The Kulanu-Kitchen, Kosher-Kettle
Q. I share a kettle with a group of people. It has been brought to my attention that someone in the group may have poured hot water from the kettle into a cup containing a non-Kosher substance. What is the status of the kettle? If I used the kettle ....


Posted 7/4/2014 1:18 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #573 Watch Out For That Watch
Q. An automatic or self-winding watch in which energy comes from winding a spring automatically as a result of natural motion of the wearer's arm. This makes manual winding unnecessary. It does not use a battery.

My automatic watch ....


Posted 7/4/2014 1:17 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #572 A Sticky Question?
Q. Is it permitted to use "Post-It Notes" (aka "yellow stickies") on Shabbos? In particular I use these as book marks, since I can stick them in the margin and they mark the exact place where I left off reading. I find this especially useful when g ....


Posted 7/4/2014 1:13 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #571 As Quick as Lightning
Q. If at that time (when lightning is seen during a rainstorm) I can't say the bracha because my hands are unclean or I'm in the bathroom can I say it a bit latter?

A. This halocho is to be found in Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 227: 3) wher ....


Posted 7/4/2014 11:22 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #570 An Enlightening Question
Q. Dear Rabbi.
If I don't see the lightning itself during a rainstorm, but only the room becomes illuminated by it. Do I make the bracha of Maase Bereshit? If at that time I can't say the bracha because my hands are unclean or I'm in the bat ....


Posted 7/4/2014 11:22 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #569 A Silent Blessing?
Q. When davening amidah together with the shliach tzibur, word by word, as when you arrive late and can't do it with the minyan. When the shliach tzibur says birchas Cohanim (Elokeinu V'Elokey Avosenu), should you say with him word by word too or j ....


Posted 7/4/2014 11:21 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #568 A Word in a Word by Word Tefilah
Q. When davening amidah together with the shliach tzibur, word by word, as when you arrive late and can't do it with the minyan. If you daven nusach s'fard and you are in a place that davens ashkenaz and you say morid hatal but the shliach tzibur d ....


Posted 7/4/2014 11:21 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #567 The Pits in Squeezing Lemons on Shabbos
Q. Is it mutter to squeeze a lemon through your hand (to catch the pits) on shabbos (assuming it's samuch li'seudah and onto food)?

A. Mishna Berura (319, introduction) mentions as one of the three conditions that permit borer is th ....


Posted 6/20/2014 3:15 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #566 Stoves Savings
Q. On Yom Tov when someone had his stove fit with a special indicating light that shows if electricity is flowing or not at that time into the element and also has the standard indicator light disconnected, can you turn off the stove when the light ....


Posted 6/20/2014 3:14 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #565 An Air Conditioned Mikvah?
Q. Can one fill a Mikvah with water that formed and dripped directly from an air conditioner?

A. Chazon Ish (Y.D. Mikvaos 2: 137:13) debates the making of a mikvah using condensed steam water and considers it in principle permissibl ....


Posted 6/20/2014 3:13 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


Blog Image: AskTheRabbi.jpg
Expand Article #564 Pi in the Sky?
Q. Although the Mishnah in Eiruvin says that the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter is 3, there is a rumour that the Vilna Gaon discovered a remez for the true value of the ratio based on a Kri Uksiv in a verse that is mentioned both ....


Posted 6/13/2014 2:38 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)



1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141



Toronto Eruv
Eruv status verified Friday afternoons. For email notification,  CLICK HERE



Toronto Weather

Home  |  About Us  |  Business Directory  |  Classified  |  Directory Rates  |  FAQ  |  Weekly Specials
Community Calendar  |  Davening Schedule  |  Weekly Shiurim  |  Zmanim  |  Contact Us
www.frumtoronto.com  - Contact Us