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Expand Article #91 - Asking a non Jew to reset an oven on Yom Tov
Q. On Shavuos we had a blackout, and the new electric stoves, lost their timers and memory, and would not work unless reset manually. Is it permitted to ask a non Jew to reset it on Yom Tov, so we can cook? Could it be done on the second day?
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Expand Article #90 - Using thick Paint on Tefilin
Q. A few years ago I had my Tefilin repainted, the paint was rather thick and has recently began peeling off in some places. It is still black underneath, but the new paint comes off in chips some as big as a 1/3 of an inch. Is there a problem with ....


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Expand Article #89 - Using artificial trees to decorate a Shul for Shavuoth.
Q. It is a minhag to decorate for Shavuoth our Shuln with greenery. We avoid using trees, as that would be a tradition of other religions. Does that include artificial trees?

A. There are two reasons for not placing trees in a Shu ....


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Expand Article #88 - Lighting candles for single men who want to begin Shabbat early.
Q. Single people who want to begin Shabbat early, and attend a minyan for Mincha that begins right before Plag Hamincha and then recites Kabalath Shabath right after, as is required by Halacha, when should they light Shabath candles? (since the can ....


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Expand Article #87 - Maariv and Shabbos Zmanin in Northern Canada
Q. I am planning a trip to Canada and Alaska next month and because night doesn't come in till very late please tell me if I should be davening Maariv at a normal time or whether I have to stay up to daven when it gets dark? Also as far as Shabat i ....


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Expand Article #86 - How often does Parshas Noso come before Shavuos?
Q. How often does Parshas Noso come before Shavuos?

A. In the last one hundred years, 19 times in Eretz Isroel, and 12 times only outside of Israel.(last time was 2008)


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Expand Article #85 - Non-jew turning on an electric stove top on Yom Tov.
Q. If a non-Jew turns on an electric stove top on Yom Tov, Is one permitted to use it?

A. Most Poiskim maintain that creating fire in Yom Tov (moileed) is only a rabbinic prohibition (see Rashi Shabbat 33,a – O.C.502 and Taz ibid. 1 ....


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Expand Article #84 - Making a brocha on the tree blossoms in different hemispheres.
Q. If somebody visited South America during our winter and made a brocho there for the new blooming trees (in their spring). Does he have to repeat the brocho when he sees new blossoms in the northern hemisphere?

A. This brocho is ut ....


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Expand Article #83 - Making a brocha on the tree blossoms after Nissan.
Q. Thank you so much Rabbi for your prompt answer. I would also like to know if I can still make the brocho for the tree blossoms, as it is not Nissan anymore.

A. Nitey Gavriel (Pesach 3, ch. 46) quotes a number of Poiskim that perm ....


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Expand Article #82 - Shaving the friday before Lag BaOmer when LAg BaOmer comes out on Sunday
Q. Tomorrow Friday one can shave since Lag Baomer is Sunday, is that from the morning or do you have to wait till Chatzos? Can you use new clothing on Friday too?

A. You can shave from the early morning on as it is considered already ....


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Expand Article #81 - Owning a store that sells non kosher products
Q. Thank you and Rav Miller for your prompt answer to our last Shaileh. A client is interested in buying a Dollar store, there are items that are part of the inventory that are not Kosher such as cans of prohibited fish and spam, is there a problem ....


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Expand Article #80 - Aquiring Property rented out to Illegal or Halachicaly Problematic Businesses.
Q. There is this commercial strip plaza that our company is interested in acquiring, it could be a very good investment. One of the units is a health centre that after investigation turned out to be a massage parlour. They are an essential part of ....


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Expand Article #79 - Seferas Haomer - Counting Yesterday
Q. I counted sefiras haomer 18 minutes after shkiah and the next night when I counted I said today is so and so and yesterday was so and so.

Can I still count now onwards with a bracha?

Thanks,

A. Rav O ....


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Expand Article #78 - Using New Items During Seferah.
Q. I bought some new suits before Pesach but I didn't get a chance to have them checked for Shaatnez before the beginning of Sefirah. Can I use them now or do I have to wait till after Lag Baomer. Also I have the same question about a car bought be ....


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Expand Article #77 - Loosing a Minyan before or during Kriyas HaTorah.
Q. We began reading the torah and realized at the end of the first aliyah that a few people walked out and there was no minyan at the beginning of kriyas haTorah.

What is the correct thing to do? Do we start all over again once the p ....


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Expand Article #76 - Storing Chumetz in a Refrigerator over Pesach.
Q. Can I store sold Chumetz in my refrigerator over Pesach?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit"a opinion is that if it is chometz gomur it should not be stored even if sold, if it is only in a mixture or kitniyos it is permitted if total ....


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Expand Article #75 - Voting during Chol Hamoad
Q. Can I vote in the upcoming elections during Chol Hamoad?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller"s Shlit"a opinion is that you can vote with a Shinui if you could not have voted before or after Peisach.



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Expand Article #74 - Discarding Chumetz in Commercial Garbage Containers
Q. Large garbage containers that belong to a Jewish landlord, and they will be emptied only during Pesach, can the landlord place his own discarded Chometz into them on Erev Pesach.

A. If the waste containers belong to the landlord, ....


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Expand Article #73 - Rental Property Returned During Pesach
Q. Dear Rabbi, If someone owns a rental property and a Gentile tenant returns his unit during Pesach, and it contains a sizable amount of abandoned chometz, what should he do? How should he clean it for the next tenant?

A. Horav Shlo ....


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Expand Article #72 - Kashering Glass for Pessach
Q. I understand it is possible to kasher glass which has not come into contact with hot food by soaking in water for 3 days and changing the water every day. Does it have to be soaked on the outside as well as the inside? Does the water have to be ....


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