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Expand Article #335 Can a house helper launder during the nine days
Q. The day care helper as part of her normal work duties launders clothing without me having to tell her, can I let her if it is done in the basement where no one else notices (no one is at home) and it will not be used until after the nine days?


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Expand Article #334 Ironing during the nine days
Q. Am I allowed to iron clothing during the nine days that was washed before the nine days?
What if I don't plan on using it but just want to get it out of the way?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 551: 3) includes ironing in the proh ....


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Expand Article #333 Making Havdolo without a flame
Q. How do we make havdala (in hospital or prison) if we have no flame or a flame is forbidden?

A. Some Poskim maintain that one should not recite the Bore Meorei Hoesh brocho over electric light since there is no flame visible. They ....


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Expand Article #332 Ovulating during the 7 clean days
Q. A woman ovulates during her 7 clean days and therefore cannot get pregnant. Is it permissible to use a method whereby the husband would produce his seed into a syringe and the woman would then insert it herself during her 7 clean days (while sh ....


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Expand Article #331 Torah learning for Noachides
Q. Let me respectfully inform you that (I'm a Noachide and) I have been really engaged in studying the Torah, at least with the resources I can get on my own. Nonetheless a Sephardic Rabbi, who is a very kind and knowledgeable Rabbi, told me that ....


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Expand Article #330 Differences in gambling with and without control of the outcome
Q. If gambling is sometimes permitted, (as when raffles and lotteries are founded by Gentiles or when most of the monies go Tzdaka or the support of Torah institutions) does it make a difference whether you play a lottery or you play cards, poker, ....


Posted 7/4/2013 3:17 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #329 Reciting Kidush Levanah indoors by a window.
Q. What about Kiddush Levana (in prison)? Last night was the first time I saw the moon in 21 months. I made the Kiddush Levana through the window. Was that proper? Do I have to be outside to say the prayers? I could not be outside as I am always i ....


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Expand Article #328 Teshuva after commiting a sever sin that effects marriage
Q. (RE – Answer 308) -This is a great well-written and informative answer.
What should a person who did fall and commit such sever sins do if he wants to do teshuva?
Thanks for the guidance.

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's ....


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Expand Article #327 Shopping at the Salvation Army
Q. I would like to know if it is permissible to shop at thrift stores such as the Salvation Army. Stores such as these were established to provide funding for their churches, programs and charities. Since they are a religious based organization wou ....


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Expand Article #326 Cutting an old Shaitel during the 3 weeks
Q. Are you allowed to cut an old shaitel during the 3 weeks?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 551:7) rules not to craft new clothing during the nine days. Mishna Berurah (ibid. 68) explains that even the beginning of the design is included i ....


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Expand Article #325 Remembering what Balaak and Bilaam planned to do to us.
Q. We are supposed to remember every day six occurrences that are printed at the end of shacharis in most sidurim.

Why is not the story of Bilaam included, as it says in the haftarah this week that we have to remember what Balaak and ....


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Expand Article #324 Eating Kosher in prison
Q. My friend is 6'4, 220 lbs. the problem is the food (in prison) is very meager. For me, I have a small frame so I am okay but he is always hungry. Can he eat treif (non kosher) for survival?

A. It seems unlikely that someone would ....


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Expand Article #323 Using community hot water machines on Shabbos
Q. Can I use the (prison's) hot water machine for Shabbos and add milk into the coffee?

A. If the hot water urn only dispenses hot water and nothing else, and when you take out hot water, no fresh cold water enters automatically to ....


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Expand Article #322 Using a not kashered microwave oven.
Q. Can one use (in prison) a microwave that all the non-Jews are using for their cooking and warming up?

The problem is that the staff just does not cater to just Orthodox Jewish people.
How do I kasher it? Can I kasher it? < ....


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Expand Article #321 Completing home repairs during the nine days.
Q. I have workmen coming to repair my basement from a water leakage. While they should finish before the Nine Days, we have heard stories of work taking much longer. As I need the basement finished before I can access for extra shower, bathroom, pl ....


Posted 6/20/2013 6:02 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #320 Kashering a knife used to cut a milchig onion
Q. If you cut an onion with a milchig knife that wasn't used the last 24 h. and then you cut the same onion with a pareve knife, do you have to kasher the pareve knife? If yes how?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit"a opinion is that it ....


Posted 6/20/2013 5:41 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #319 Kashering a dishwasher
Q. A dishwasher that is in a rental unit and the inner walls are plastic, can it be made kasher and how?

A. Poiskim disagree whether a dishwasher made of synthetic materials such as plastic can be made kosher or not. Some suggest ....


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Expand Article #318 Checking online prices to stay competitive
Q. I am aware of the prohibition not to inquire about details or the price of a product or service simply out of curiosity and not because I want to buy it, because it will arose hope of a sale and then disappoint the owner when a purchase isn't ma ....


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Expand Article #317 Why Zeruya is mentioned so many times in Tanach
Q. I recently heard that the most mentioned woman in Tanach is Tzeruiya, the mother of Yoav and Avishay. Why were they named after their mother?

A. Indeed, Zeruia was Yoav's mother as is recorded in Shmuel II, 17: 25. Also in Divrei ....


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Expand Article #316 Drinking from Miriam's well on Shabbos
Q. I remember reading in a Midrash that Miriam's well did not constantly flow water; it only came when people came close to it. If so would it not be prohibited on Shabbat as it would be similar to a motion detector


A. It i ....


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