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Expand Article # 2609 Have a Healthy Shabbos
Q. Can someone that does not usually take vitamins, take them now even during Shabbos, to build resistance to the Corona virus?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that you should first consult with your doctor as to which v ....


Posted 3/31/2020 4:35 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2608 What's In a Name?
Q. Should the custom be not to call this (Coronavirus) disease by name as is the custom with other dreaded diseases?

A. There is indeed a tradition followed by some not to call a frightening disease such as cancer by its name, and t ....


Posted 3/31/2020 3:37 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2607 Travel Light
Q. Is it true that Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit'a just prohibited this year yeshiva bachurim to come home for Pesach? We have 3 boys learning in yeshivos in the States. where can they go? Can you urgently enlighten us please!

A. Recently, ....


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Expand Article # 2606 And The Name Is...
Q. A few days ago Beezras Hashem my wife gave birth to a healthy beautiful baby girl. We follow the Rov's instructions and we don't go these days to shul. My question is what do we do with giving her a name. Can we just choose the name and be mefar ....


Posted 3/30/2020 11:27 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2605 Lashon Hatov?
Q. If a friend confided to me that he tested positive to the Corona virus illness, but he doesn't want other people to know, and I should keep it to myself. Should I tell others? Would that be lashon hora?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's ....


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Expand Article # 2604 Turn Shabbos On
Q. Can I leave on my computer during Shabbat, without sound just to read if any emergencies are happening with the coronavirus pandemic?

A. Horrav Shlomo Miller's opinion is that at this point in time (3/28/20) there is no reason to leav ....


Posted 3/28/2020 11:13 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2603 Sever Relations in Severe Times?
Q. During these difficult times should people abstain from conjugal relations, as the Talmud teaches in regard to times of hunger?

A. Indeed Shulchan Aruch (O.H. 574: 4 and 240: 12) and Rambam (H. Taaniyos 3: 8) rule that one should ....


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Expand Article # 2602 Can I Help You?
Q. In our city, we still have a few meshulachim collecting from door to door. This goes on even when they have been given community help and support, to avoid them collecting since they may be prime carriers of the (covid) virus. If one knocks at my ....


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Expand Article # 2601 Words Of Honor
Q. I have yohrzait tonight, and I have access to a minyan that meets in a back yard close to my house, should I go?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that at this time (3/24/20), one should not attend a minyan outside of his ....


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Expand Article # 2600 The Right Crowd?


Q. In these covid 19 days, when we are asked to daven at home, is there a hiddur (enhancement) for several people (sons and father) davening at the same time and same place, even though there is no minyan?

A. Our Sages ....


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Expand Article # 2599 Recovering Information
Q. My parents contracted the CoronaVirus. B'chasdei HaShem, their symptoms, though difficult, are not overwhelming and they are quarantined at home.
When, B'ezras HaShem, they recover, and the virus becomes manageable community-wide such that ....


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Expand Article # 2598 Rise And Shine
Q. How much effort should one put in to daven (shacharis with the) neitz, (sunrise) when unable to daven with a minyan due to the covid epidemic? 

A. There are many very elevated spiritual qualities mentioned by our Sages for the one th ....


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Expand Article # 2597 Choosing a Place Of Choice
Q. Given that there is a mitzvah to daven in a shul even without a minyan, may/ should one come to shul to daven there even if there cannot be a minyan due to the virus?

A. The kedusha of a shul is comparable to a degree to the holines ....


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Expand Article # 2596 Messirah on Tefillah?
Q. In these Covid times, is it mesira to report minyanim that are still functioning? Should one avoid informing others of such minyanim? 

A. Since not all places and minyanim are the same, and they are various factors involved, Horav ....


Posted 3/23/2020 4:26 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2595 And The Help Goes On
Kavod HaRov
Q. As the situation changes rapidly, I wanted to know whether at this time TorontoGrapevine should allow posts of items for sale and for giveaways - putting social distancing criteria into place such as pick up only outside and pay ....


Posted 3/23/2020 3:40 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2594 Take Stock of Your Stock
Q. We B'H have five young children in our family, and with the tense and worrisome corona virus situation we are undergoing, we have to stock up food supplies. We don't sell chometz gamur on Pesach, and we are careful to finish everything before. ....


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Expand Article # 2593 Saving Time
Q. I have terrible stomach issues and I spend between 2 and 3 hours a day in the men's room. Is there any way shape or form I can learn in there or listen to a shiur?

A. See question 2227 regarding if sciences, math, astronomy and othe ....


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Expand Article # 2592 Special Delivery
Q. Beezras Hashem we hope that by the time Shabbos Hagadol arrives, the covid virus crisis may be in decline, and we may be able to have a Shabbos Hagodol drosho in shul as usual. In case it doesn't happen, what should a Rabbi do? Email or podcast th ....


Posted 3/22/2020 5:30 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2591 Lonely Times
Q. My spouse tested positive to the corona-virus but B'H is recuperating. We have three energetic young children that can't stay at home the whole day. We reside in a condo and I fill terrible to let them go out and play with the rest of the childr ....


Posted 3/20/2020 3:28 PM | Tell a Friend | Ask The Rabbi | Comments (0)


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Expand Article # 2590 Way Out?
Q. Is someone sees in a  permitted gathering of a few people, someone who is a sick with the apparent coronavirus symptoms, or knows that the person was sick and is probably still a carrier, and after asking nicely refuses to leave, can one call the ....


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