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Expand Article #214 Wearing a Kippah when one is not Shomer Shabbos
Q. I am not shomer shabbos. Should I wear a kippah during the week when not in shul?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit"a pointed out, that you might not be a shomer shabbos yet, but you are striving constantly to come closer to Hashem an ....


Posted 9/2/2012 10:39 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (1)


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Expand Article #213 Eating nuts and seeds on Rosh Hashana
Q. I know you can't eat nuts on Rosh Hashana, but can you eat seeds - like sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds?

A. There are a number of reasons mentioned for not eating nuts on Rosh Hashono; a) Egoz, usually understood as walnuts, ca ....


Posted 9/2/2012 10:36 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #212 Using a hot water urn on Shabbos that reboils every 20 minutes.
Q. I have a hot water urn; the ordinary type with a faucet at the bottom. About every 20 minutes the power goes on for about a minute to maintain the heat. There is an indicator light that is always on when the heat is right and goes off only for a ....


Posted 9/2/2012 10:33 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #211 Multitasking Siyumim
Q. If I were to finish a Masechta, I might make a siyum. If I were to review that Masechta, I might make a siyum again.

What if I were to review the Masechta while I was still learning it? For example, if every day I reviewed the pre ....


Posted 8/30/2012 5:16 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #210 Receiving interest on the LMR deposit from a Jewish owner.
Q. I received a cheque for $15 from my Jewish landlord for interest earned on the last month rent. My rent increased by about $30 so I paid the $30 and was credited the $15. Do I have to return the cheque?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Sh ....


Posted 8/24/2012 2:44 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #209 Sleeping with one's feet facing the door.
Q. My baby's crib is facing the doorway to his room, and I believe there is a preference which way to sleep, but I do not recall if it is head towards the door or feet towards the door.

A. There is indeed a persistent folklore that o ....


Posted 8/24/2012 12:38 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #208 Inviting a Shabbos guest who would travel by car on Shabbos.
Q. Can we invite on Shabbat someone who would be traveling if our intention is to do Kiruv, don't we always say “desecrate one Shabbat so he can keep many?

A. Indeed the Talmud (Yuma 85a,b) mentions in the name of Rabbi Shimon Ben ....


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Expand Article #207 Inviting to a Simcha a relative who would travel by car on Shabbos.
Q. Do not put a stumbling block before the blind (Leviticus 19:14).

"Religious" relatives quoted the above as justification for not inviting their disabled grandfather to attend a simcha on shabbos as he would have to drive or be dr ....


Posted 8/23/2012 4:44 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #206 Making a Brocho on the candle Motzey Shabbos Tisha Beav
Q. Which is the best way to do the brocho on the candle Motzey Shabbos Tisha Beav, before reading Eicha, or after when there is more people?

A. Mishna Berura (556:2) rules that the bracha of meorey haish is recited before Megilas Eic ....


Posted 7/27/2012 4:19 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #205 Dancing a Rikud onShabbos Chazon
Q. In a shul were every Shabbos eve after Kabbolas Shabbos and Maariv, there is a rikud, and some say that on this Shabbos which coincides with Tisha Beav it should not be done, would that not be aveluth befarchesia if we omit it, as we always do i ....


Posted 7/27/2012 4:17 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #204 Fasting when one has an illness that requires taking pills a couple times a day.
Q. As the ninth of AV is a nidcheh this year is a person who has an illness and is required to take many pills a couple times a day required to fast?

A. Shulchan Aruch (O.C. 554:6) rules that an ailing person need not fast on Tisha B ....


Posted 7/27/2012 1:03 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #203 - Taking pills on Shabbos Chazon in order that it should be easier to fast
Q. May one take pills on Shabbos Chazon (either The Kollel's Tylenol/Advil or Kali Tzom), in order that it should be easier to fast on Tisha B'Av?
 
A. Some Poiskim maintain that when Tisha B'av coincides with Shabbat, one sho ....


Posted 7/25/2012 4:49 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (1)


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Expand Article #202 - Exercising during the nine days
Q. Someone who exercises every day may he continue to do so during the nine days? Such as using treadmill elliptic etc.

A. There is no prohibition on jogging or performing physical exercises per se during the nine days. However, doin ....


Posted 7/25/2012 4:45 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #201 - Wearing a freshly washed Sheital during the nine days.
Q. Can one wear a freshly washed Sheital if its not a new wig?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit"a ruled that you can use a freshly washed and set wig for Shabbos Chazon, even if it coincides with Tisha B'av.

Rabbi A. Bar ....


Posted 7/25/2012 4:41 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #200 - Washing Sheitals during the 9 days.
Q. Can I have my sheital washed and set in the 9 days?

A) Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a and other Poiskim's opinion is that a woman's wig is considered a piece of clothing. As such it is subject to the restrictions of washing clot ....


Posted 7/25/2012 4:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #199 - Can one arriving late for a Siyum during the 9 days still eat Fleishigs?
Q. If you are late and only arrived (to a flaishig siyum on the nine days) after the siyum was done, can you still join and take part in the seudah?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit"a ruled that even if you arrived after the siyum, if ....


Posted 7/22/2012 5:26 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #198 - Can one Dial-A-Siyum and then eat Fleishig?
Q. If you learned together (a tractate of the Talmud) with a group but now are on vacation somewhere else, can you join (the siyum fleishig banquet during the nine days) via telephone?

A. Horav Shlomo Milller's Shlit"a ruled that ....


Posted 7/22/2012 5:24 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #197 - Two groups making a Siyum together
Q. Can two totally different groups that learned different masechtos join together in one large siyum, or is it like making mitzvos chavilos?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlita opiniom is that we do not consider two siyumim done togeth ....


Posted 7/22/2012 5:21 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #196 - Who can join in a Fleishig Siyum during the 9 days?
Q. Can people who didn't learn join in a suyum and eat meat?

A. Remoh (O.C. 551:10) rules that when someone finishes a tractate of the Talmud and makes a siyum, he can eat meat and drink wine on the nine days and the ones that belong ....


Posted 7/22/2012 5:20 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #195 - Can a group dividing up a Tractate make a Fleishig Siyum during the 9 days?
Q. Can a fleishig siyum be made if each one in the group learned only a few dafim leiluy nishmas a friend and then they joined for the siyum?

A. The source for celebrating the conclusion of the study of a tractate of the Talmud is f ....


Posted 7/22/2012 5:18 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)



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