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Expand Article # 2674 Thank's For Sharing?
Q. I am living now separate from my parents due to corona concerns. My parents bring me food for me to eat. Is it permitted for me to invite bachurim to my dira and share the food with them? My parents would not approve (they are not frum), but perh ....


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Expand Article # 2673 How The Cookie Crumbles?

Q. If cookie crumbs or graham cracker crumbs used as pie crust, are baked again when the pie is baked. does the second baking by a Yid make the crumbs pas Yisroel (bread that was baked by in a permitted way)?

A. Pas Yisroel ....


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Expand Article # 2672 The Truth Be Told
Q. I was asked to give "oiskumft" or a recommendation for a proposed shiduch on a friend I know well. My friend suffered some years ago from anorexia eating disease, but it is now cured.
Do I have to inform the probable chosson of the conditio ....


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Expand Article # 2671 Harness the Harness?
Q. Thanks for the answer on a toddler wearing a wristband safety leash during Shabbat, when there is no eruv. Would it be permitted for the toddler to wear a security harness that is worn as straps on his chest and back, while the adult that walks ....


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Expand Article # 2670 Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks?
Q. (Re- question 2669 above - I reside in a city without an eruv and I just acquired a small dog). If carrying the collar with the tags is permitted. can I also place the house key on the collar when I take him out, since the dog also requires it whe ....


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Expand Article # 2669 Everyone and their Dog
Q. I reside in a city without an eruv and I just acquired a small dog for company, and I have a few shailos.
Can I take out the dog on Shabbos to the street with a leash and wearing his tags on a collar that I don't usually take off?



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Expand Article # 2668 Sure Cure
Q. You mentioned (question 2664) that Lag Baomer is a "prime day for refuos" and that "refuos are granted on Lag Baomer." Although, you quoted the Arizal and other sources, besides the gematriyos, what is reason for healing to be given or achieved on ....


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Expand Article # 2667 With the Best of Intentions
Q. I will be zooming a shiur on Lag Baomer topics before maariv on the eve of Lag Baomer, as I do in more normal circumstances every year. Since I usually mention a number of times that tonight is Lag Baomer and it is already after the shkia, on oth ....


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Expand Article # 2666 In Camera On Camera
Q. An elderly person confined to his home, used to have a male attendant taking care of his needs, for a few hours a day. Due to the virus crisis, he quit, and now the only available help is a woman. He is very concerned for the issues of yichud w ....


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Expand Article # 2665 Keep Your Hair On
Q. (Re- question 2664 above, on an operation to be performed on Lag Baomer). If he is advised to be operated on Lag Baomer, can he take a home haircut and shave on the night (Monday) of that day?

A. On question 161 – regarding the ear ....


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Expand Article # 2664 Don't Lag the Healing of Lag Baomer
Q. My father who is in need of a hernia operation in about a month, due to the cancellation of another patient, was given his spot, which is on Lag Baomer. His operation is not that urgent and could wait.
Should he take the opportunity and do ....


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Expand Article # 2663 Words of Honor II
Q. My aunt passed away last week and there is no one to say kaddish for her. Due to the covid minyan restrictions, I find it very difficult to say kaddish. I heard that the Rov recommends in such a case learning mishnayos daily instead. Is that cor ....


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Expand Article # 2662 Does Hashem Listen When We Don't?
Q. As many read in your very important and informing answers, Horav Miller placed restrictions on where and how someone can daven with a minyan during these corona times. What happens if someone is paid for saying kaddish for a niftar and did so i ....


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Expand Article # 2661 Third Seder on Shabbos
Q. ( Re-question 2660 above - This year (5780) Pesach Sheni falls on Erev Shabbos). We also have a minhag to eat an egg and maror, at that time. Should we do so on Leil Shabbos (Friday night)?
Is there a prohibition to eat on that Shabbos s ....


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Expand Article # 2660 First Place for the Second Pesach
Q. This year (5780) Pesach Sheni falls on Erev Shabbos. Our minhag is to eat matzos on Pesach Sheini both during the afternoon, as it was then the time of bringing the Korban Pesach, and also in the night after, when it was eaten. Is it better thi ....


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Expand Article # 2659 More Than One Way to Spay a Cat
Q. Re- questions 2657,2658 above - Could there a better way to spay a cat, that won't involve all the above issues?

A. There may be another procedure for sterilization mentioned in the Talmud and Poskim know as "Kos shel Ikrin," or dr ....


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Expand Article # 2658 Gentile Cat Spaying
Q. Re- question above on having a female cat spayed. Can one ask a non-Jewish veterinarian to have the cat spayed?

A. Talmud (Baba Metzia 90b) quotes a debate if the prohibition of castration applies to Gentiles also. Poskim disagree ....


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Expand Article # 2657 Raining Cats
Q. Many of our friends are adopting pets for their elderly parents due to their isolation, during these difficult (covid) times. Is there a prohibition to have a female cat spayed?

A. Spaying is a surgical procedure performed by veteri ....


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Expand Article # 2656 Tight on the Leash
Q. Can one go out on Shabbat where there is no eruv, with one's toddler attached to him/her with a wristband safety leash?

A. Horav Shlomo Miller's Shlit'a opinion is that although, the leash may be needed for the safety of the toddler, ....


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Expand Article # 2655 Change for the Better
Q. I recently heard that Horav Miller Shlit'a changed his former pesak and now permits davening maariv in a porch minyan. Is that correct?

A. Indeed in question 2638 we wrote and quoted a letter from Horav Shlomo Miller Shlit'a permitt ....


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