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Expand Article #265 Bedikas Chometz when in jail
Q. Do you have to do the search for chametz when in jail when your only personal area is your bunk and a shelf? There is going to be chametz anyway from the other inmate.

A. Poiskim rule that one hospitalized during Pesach should do ....


Posted 3/29/2013 2:10 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #264 Buying eggs on Chol Hamoad
Q. Does one have to be makpid not to buy eggs on chol Hamoed because they may have been laid on yom tov?

A. There are a number of issues involved on buying eggs laid during Pesach if the chickens were fed chometz. (Igrois Moishe O.H ....


Posted 3/29/2013 2:05 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #263 Using English translations for Shnaim Mikro Veechod Targum.
Q. Rov Miller mentioned that there are mistakes in the English translation by some well known frum publishers - which translations would he recommend for this purpose? What about other ways of "reading" the parsha, e.g. by an English translation of ....


Posted 3/19/2013 4:47 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #262 Women's obligation to learn Torah
Q. Should high school girls be expected to cover the entire Chumash before they finish high school? Should any other limmud (study) take priority for women/girls?

A. Remoh (Y.D. 246,6) rules that women are obligated to learn and k ....


Posted 3/19/2013 4:43 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #261 Are women obligated in Shnaim Mikro Veechod Targum
Q. Last week (parshas Yisro) Rov Miller spoke at a Bar Mitzvah about the mitzvah of reading the weekly parasha with targum (translation). He mentioned that women should read the parsha using a reliable English translation if they do not understand ....


Posted 3/19/2013 4:36 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #260 Talking or thinking about business on Shabbos and Yom Tov when it concerns doing mitzvos
Q. One should not be talking or even thinking about business on Shabbos and Yom Tov. For someone in, or going into Rabbonus, shouldn't they also avoid talking about who is running which cheder or the like, if their Kavanah is to potentially apply f ....


Posted 3/15/2013 10:41 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #259 Minyan of Psukim and its accompanying gimatria in a name form at the end of each Parsha
Q. How come there is no count for the number of psukim at the end of pekudey as there is in every other parsha?

A. The count or minyan of psukim and its accompanying gimatria in a name form at the end of each parsha is attributed ei ....


Posted 3/11/2013 10:56 AM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #258 Contacting the police before buying a property
Q. I went to look at a house owned by a Yid who previously rented to someone who was growing drugs there and possibly running a chemical drug lab, as verified by a home inspector who told me to call the police and ask if there have been any drug ra ....


Posted 2/22/2013 2:58 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (1)


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Expand Article #257 Arranging a shidduch when the couple does not observe Taharas Hamishpacha.
Q. Is it permissible to arrange a shidduch if it is possible that the couple isn't religious enough to keep Taharas Hamishpacha?

A. Many Poskim maintain that there is no prohibition on arranging, helping or being mesader kidushin (p ....


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Expand Article #256 Deriving benefit from non-kosher animals
Q. I bought a pair of gloves and realized that they are made of pigskin with an acrylic lining.

Can I wear these even though I will be deriving pleasure from a pig? Is this the same as snake skin or alligator shoes or purses?
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Expand Article #255 Studying the works of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook zt"l
Q. I was told by someone that it is forbidden to study the works of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaKohen Kook zt"l. Is this true or is it permitted? And if it is forbidden to study them in general, may one at least look up the quotes in these works attri ....


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Expand Article #254 Using the term Alav Hashalom in a situation where it probably may not be true
Q. I once heard from Rav Shlomo Miller shlit"a that one may not append the term a"h to the name of the deceased if the deceased was not observant, because a"h means that the Divine Presence hovers over the grave of such a person and it would not do ....


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Expand Article #253 Understanding the 'removal of life support' and the 'Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order' contradiction
Q. I have heard that in Judaism (especially Orthodox), a power of attorney for health of a loved one is allowed to deny resuscitation to a sick person if they think they are not going to make it, however Jewish law does not allow them to unhook lif ....


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Expand Article #252 Extending the life of an unconscious person.
Q. My mother was terminally ill, it was a matter of time according to the doctors. …
We were also told that every effort should be made to extend the life of a person, since even a short lapse of time is enough for a person to do teshuvah, d ....


Posted 1/25/2013 2:06 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #251 Touching a Gosos
Q. My mother was terminally ill, it was a matter of time according to the doctors. When she became unconscious and the attending nurse said that she would not last long, we were in doubt if we could even touch her, caress her, let the nurse change ....


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Expand Article #250 Home care vrs. hospitol care for a terminally ill person.
Q. My mother was terminally ill, it was a matter of time according to the doctors. The siblings decided to bring her home and to let her depart in her familiar surroundings, even at the cost of not having the better care in the hospital that could ....


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Expand Article #249 Inviting an Ovel for Shabbos during the year of mourning for kiruv purposes
Q. I understand that an Avel observing Aveilus for a parent does not visit friends during the year, such as going away to friends and relatives for Shabbos.

One of my secular cousins lost a parent. May I invite him and his family for ....


Posted 1/18/2013 1:42 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #248 Questioning what is written in the Torah
Q. I attended this week a parsha shiur where it was mentioned that Moshe was at fault for questioning Hashem on his promise to help the Jews. How come then we are allowed to ask all kind of questions on what the Torah or Hashem say in the chumash?< ....


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Expand Article #247 Expressing opinions regarding the appropriateness of a shidduch
Q. When asked about a potential shidduch, is it permissible to express an opinion regarding the appropriateness of the match (for example, how well the families are suited to each other), or do you have to stick to the facts as you know them person ....


Posted 1/10/2013 5:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article #246 Pretending to be a customer to see how competitors are pricing out jobs
Q. I need to see how my competitors are pricing out jobs. They are not Jewish. Can I pretend to be a customer and get them to provide me with a quote for a job? Or is this a problem?

A. The Mishna in Baba Metzia (58b) mentions "Just ....


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